CV

EDUCATION

MA Design for Performance 
Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Cardiff 
2016-

 

BA Hons, English Language and Literature
The University of Oxford
2013-2016

ABBY CLARKE
performance designer
2 0 1 9
Set and Costume Designer
Prince Gorge
Fuel, Manchester, Camden People's Theatre, London
Designer
The Bathkeeper's Secret R&D
Withington Baths, Manchester
Set and Puppet Designer
Unfortunate
Edinburgh Fringe 
Set and Costume Designer
SWIM
HOME Theatre, Manchester
The Pleasance, Edinbugh Fringe
Designer
Alphabus
Unit 5, Great Northern Warehouse
Manchester International Festival
Stage Designer
Abida Parveen
Lyric Theatre, The Lowry
Manchester International Festival
Set and Costume Designer
Luminosity
HOME Theatre, Manchester
Set and Costume Designer
Our Friends in the North
HOME Theatre, Manchester
Set and Costume Designer
The Taming of the Shrew
HOME Theatre, Manchester
2018

Set and Costume Co-Designer

Beauty and the Beast

Theatre by The Lake, Keswick

Design Assistant 

Pericles - Designed by Fly Davis

National Theatre, London

Set and Costume Co-Designer
Read All About It!
Belgrade Theatre/ Coventry Evening Telegraph Building

Event Designer

The Little Orchestra - Nature's Echo

Oval Space, London

Event Designer
The Little Orchestra - Fire in the Evening
York Hall, London

2017

Linbury Prize Finalist- Conceptual Set and Costume Designer
Pieces of String - conceptual design and exhibition

National Theatre Linbury Prize/ Mercury Theatre Colchester

Event Designer 
The Little Orchestra- Twilight transitions
Oval Space, London

Set and costume designer
Image of and Unknown Young Woman
dir. Mel Hillyard 
Caird Studio

Design assistant
The Last Ambulance
Burton Theatre, Cardiff, Gate Theatre, Notting Hill

The productions listed below are all Set Design Credits

AWARDS

THE STAGE DEBUT AWARDS 2019

Best Designer - Nominee

Beauty and the Beast

 

THE LINBURY PRIZE FOR STAGE DESIGN 2017

Finalist

SKILLS

Autocad 2017
Adobe Photoshop
Adobe InDesign
Sketchup
Soldering
Skilled model making
Figure making
Laser cutting
Graphic prop making
FX makeup 
Technical drawing
Costume sourcing
Breaking down 
Wallpapering
Structural carpentry
Wire sculpting 
Scenic carpentry
Scenic art 
Use of power tools
Use of handtools

2016

The Ruby in the Smoke


The Changing of the Guard dir. Iqbal Khan
The Phantom of the Opera

2015

TEDx Oxford
Around the World in 80 Days-
Winner of the Buxton Fringe prize for 
Best Production
Living Together
Yesterday 
The Three Musketeers
Breathing Corpses,       
His Dark Materials Part 2
Passion 
The Architect
King Lear
The St Anne’s Musical Revue

2014

HMS Pinafore
The Furies
R&J

2013

Aladdin!
 

 

 

Blackwell’s Bookshop, The Courtyard, London
 King Dome, Edinburgh. 
Revived for Brighton Fringe 2017
O’Reilly Theatre
O’Reilly Theatre

 

 

The New Theatre 
The Edinburgh Fringe, Buxton Fringe festival, 
St John’s College Garden, Oxford

 

The Oxford Playhouse
BT Studio
O’Reilly Theatre
O’Reilly Theatre
O’Reilly Theatre
O’Reilly Theatre
O’Reilly Theatre
O’Reilly Theatre
St Anne’s Hall

 

 

Minack Theatre, Porthcurno, Cornwall 
The Oxford Playhouse
Michael Pilch Studio

 

 

O’Reilly Theatre