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Melissa King-Jules
"Ms. Tickle"
Creative Designer

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"Manifesting dreams into reality."

 Melissa King-Jules is a creative costume designer with in-depth experience and knowledge of stage, special events, and the needs of performers and clients. She has a strong background in sculptural, transformational, and engineered pieces. A master at conceptualizing, developing, and realizing a client’s vision beyond expectations who loves to work in a collaborative environment where she can apply her 20+ years of experience and unique skills.


Core Accomplishments



  • Worked for high profile clients - Marc Jacobs, Madonna, Fergie and Phillip Starck, 

  • Has designs featured in Magazines-Vogue, Vanity Fair, Esquire and Elle.

  • Directed and designed for Broadway Bares

  • Ran a popular NY costume design business for 9 years.

  • Conceived ,directed and designed for numerous off Broadway and Downtown NYC shows.

  • Is featured in a theater study courses at Columbia university, and several academic text books.

  • Winner of three BHoF awards.

  • Has been commissioned by shows such as Absynth, Opium, The Sweets' Spot at Smiths Center and Burlesque hall of Fame.

  • Head of custom costume design/fabrication for Champagne  Creative Group

Reach Melissa directly at: 

Tel: +702.430.9122


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