Caroline has extensive experience in mounting and mountmaking for historic dance costume.
Dance We Must
In 2018 Caroline custom made and adapted 30 mannequins for the exhibition Dance We Must: Treasure from Jacob’s Pillow, 1904-1940, at Williams College Museum of Art in collaboration with Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival. The exhibition ran from June – November 2018. A selection of these costumes were mounted again for the exhibition Dance We Must: Another Look at Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival, Massachusetts, June – September 2019. Photos copyright Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival.
Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival
In 2017 Caroline created a new mount for Barton Mumaw’s Pierrot in the Dead City costume from the early 1930s. Photos copyright Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival.
In 2016 Caroline restored and mounted a 1980s reconstruction of Anna Pavlova’s Dying Swan tutu for a series of Anna Pavlova themed launch events for Swiss luxury jewellery brand Giberg.
In 2015 Caroline was costume mounter for the exhibition Silent Partners: Prima Ballerina Evelyn Hart’s Signature Costumes from an Extraordinary Career. The exhibition opened at Woodstock Art Gallery, Ontario, Canada, and ran from October 2015 – January 2016.
The Museum of London
in 2011/12 Caroline assisted Hilary Davidson with the mounting of The Ballets Russes costume collection at the Museum of London for their Collections Online project. Photos copyright Museum of London.
You can see Caroline’s work as a curator here.