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Héléna Madina Kanouté

Professional experience:

Since July 2000 - Freelance scenic painter and props maker

April 2000 - Terra Mitica (Bénidorm/Spain) - murals painting for "The secrets of the pyramids"

98-00 - Theatre productions - University and commercial production (see attached)

95 - Germany - Stadtoper Frankfurt am Main - 4-week placement in painting and props shops

95 - Offenbach - Artefact - 4-week placement - build and paint stands for Climb High Outdoor 95 and Eurobike 95

96-today - United Kingdom

06/97-present - Part-time graphic operator

01-05/97 - Trilingual reservation agent for Marriott hotel

1996 - Attended vocational courses of English for front-office, tourism and business



Special skills:

Painting - paint effects, paint finishes, murals and scene painting

Props making - Modeling, casting, molding, polystyrene carving, furniture making

Stage carpentry - Flats, rostrum, general woodwork

Stage craft



Education:

B.A. (hons) scenic arts - University of Manchester - Graduating July 2000

95 - Scenic and interior painting - Vocational training - CREAR/Chantilly (France)

92 - BTS (2-year degree) - Import/export techniques - CESCI/Paris

87-89 Export assistant - vocational training - Centre Trudaine/Paris