Design for Theatre & Performance


Experience:

(Set and Costume design unless otherwise stated)

Current – 2010
The Mountaintop
Dir. Roy Alexander Weise. JMK Award Winner. Young Vic Theatre, London

Safe
Dir. Arti Prashar, Re-staging for 40th Anniversary Spare Tyre Theatre Company, New Diorama, London

Muhammad Ali and Me
Dir. Sheron Wray. Re-staging at The Albany Theatre, London and tour

Head Wrap Diaries
Dir. Vicki Igbokwe.  Uchenna Dance. The Place, London and tour

Mobile
Dir. Jemma McDonnell. The Paper Birds.  Site Specific tour set in a caravan

How Nigeria Became, A Story & A Spear that didn’t work
Dir. Gbolahan Obisesan.  Unicorn Theatre, London

The Shroud
Dir. Russell Bender.  Penned in the Margins, RichMix, London and tour

Sweet Taboo
Dir. Mojisola Adebayo.  Talawa TYPT13, Embassy Theatre, London

Power Games
Dir. Shane Shambhu.  Altered Skin. Jerwood Dance, Ipswich, Edinburgh Fringe Festival

I Stand Corrected
Dir. Mojisola Adebayo & Mamela Nyamza.  Artscape, Cape Town, South Africa and Ovalhouse Theatre

Richard II
Dir. Conall Morrison.  Ashtar Theatre, Hisham’s Palace, Jericho and Shakespeare’s Globe

Still Life Dreaming
Dir. Arti Prashar.  Spare Tyre and Wellcome Trust, Pleasance, Edinburgh Fringe Festival

2010 – 2006
Safe
Dir. Arti Prashar.  Spare Tyre Theatre Company, Tara Arts and tour

The Lion and Unicorn and Lincoln Road
Dirs. Lucy Kerbel and Naomi Jones.  Eastern Angles, Platform Peterborough touring project

Krunch
Dir. Amani Naphtali. Talawa.  Bernie Grant, London, National Arts Festival, Grahamstown, South Africa

Feeble Minds (Set only)
Dir. Arti Prashar.  Spare Tyre Theatre Company, Albany Theatre and Rich Mix

Muhammad Ali and Me
Dir. Sheron Wray.  Ovalhouse Theatre

Angina Monologues
Dir. Arti Prashar.  Spare Tyre Theatre Company, St Paul’s, Camden

Speak
Dir. Dawn Reid.  Theatre Royal, Stratford East Youth Theatre, LIFT Festival

Moj of the Antarctic, an African Odyssey
Dir. Sheron Wray.  Re-staging and British Council tour to five Southern Africa countries

A Night at the Theatre
Dir. Pip Minithorpe.  Touring production for Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds

Bean Street
Dir. Terry O’Leary.  Cardboad Citizens, RADA and Roundhouse Theatre

Moj of the Antarctic, an African Odyssey
Dir. Sheron Wray.  Lyric Hammersmith and Ovalhouse Theatre

Visible
Dir. Adrian Jackson.  Cardboard Citizens. Contact, Everyman, Ustinov and Soho Theatre

2005 – 2001
Everything is Illuminated
Dir. Kirsty Housley.  Etcetera Theatre, London

Changes
Dir. Terry O’Leary.  Touring production by Cardboard Citizens

Goblin Market
Dir. John Terry.  Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Sydmonton Festival and Southwark Playhouse

King
Dir. Adrian Jackson.  A scratch performance staged in a squatted church

Tales from the Emerald City
Dir. Mojisola Adebayo.  Touring production devised for ShowHow

The Ghost Downstairs (Co-design with Fred Meller)
Dir. Daniel Buckroyd.  New Perspectives Theatre, Nottingham

The Wall
Dir. Terry O’Leary.  Touring production by Cardboard Citizens

Nymphs and Shepherds
Dir. Kirsty Housley.  Etcetera Theatre, London

Love Wars
Dir. Mojisola Adebayo.  Touring production by Cardboard Citizens

Don Giovanni
Dir. Matt Lane.  St Andrew’s Church, Islington and Beauforthuis, Holland

Le Nozze di Figaro
Dir. Matt Lane.  St Andrew’s Church, Islington and Beauforthuis, Holland

Brokenville
Dir. Nicholai La Barrie.  Ovalhouse Theatre

Tomorrow Never Knows
Dir. Afia Nkrumah.  Hen & Chickens Theatre


Other professional experience:

2013 – 2010
Director
A performance of Carol Ann Duffy’s Salome, supported by Spare Tyre, Albany Theatre and Tara Arts

Performer
Member of the Skills Ensemble in Philip Glass’s Satyagraha, Improbable and English National Opera, London Coliseum and Metropolitan Opera, New York

2008 – 2000
Workshop Leader and Head of Production
Working with South Connections and Sunshine International Arts. Leading a team of artists, providing workshops for youths to design, create and produce Southwark Youth Carnival and participate in Luton, Notting Hill Carnival and Thames Festival.

Freelance Maker
The Lion King, Lyceum Theatre, Masks and Puppets department


Exhibitions:

World Stage Design Exhibition, Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama, Cardiff, 2013

Transformation and Revelation, Society of British Theatre Designers’ Exhibition, Cardiff, 2011