In my work as a theatre designer, I am continuously interested in how visual dramaturgy can have a role in performance; how emotional, social, and political connections can be accessible and challenging to audiences. My work is motivated by liveness and the shared space that theatre creates.
I seek theatre that is a conversation, stories that ask us to think deeply, and work that challenges the forms of theatre.
I enjoy a playful, interrogative, and grounded process with a closely collaborative approach.
I occasionally co-design with Lighting Designer Joshua Gadsby. We are interested in how the process of co-designing can build a strong foundation for a unified visual world, and allow a more open and supported process with other creatives.
Designs include The Greatest Play in the History of the World (Royal Exchange Theatre & Traverse Theatre), Nightclubbing (Tour), Trap Street (with Joshua Gadsby, New Diorama), And Yet It Moves (Young Vic), The Tempest (Royal Exchange Theatre Young Company), OUT (Tour), Trigger Warning (Tate Modern), Extinguished Things (Summerhall & Holden Street Theatres Adelaide), dreamplay (with Joshua Gadsby, The Vaults), Passin’ Thru (Lyric Hammersmith), In My Dreams I Dream I’m Dreaming (Theatre Royal Plymouth), FEAST (Battersea Arts Centre and Tour).
As associate designer 306: Dusk (National Theatre Scotland and Perth Theatre. Design by Cécile Trémoliéres), The Host (National Youth Theatre. Design by Cécile Trémoliéres), This Beautiful Future (The Yard. Design by Cécile Trémoliéres), Voodoo (Sadlers Wells. Original design by Charley Fone)