I am a Production Designer for performance.
I trained at Nottingham Trent University where I was the recipient of the Birmingham Opera Prize. As a result I worked on the world premiere of Giorgio Battistelli’s Wake as assistant designer to Richard Hudson.

Credit: Greta Zabulyte

I have designed Sets, Costumes and Puppets for immersive, touring and community productions alongside designs for carnival, festival, devised scripts, new writing and short film.
I have been regularly employed as an Assistant Designer, model making and draughting on a number of productions for Stuart Nunn, Nicky Shaw, Samuel Wyer, Anna Bonomelli, Hannah Sibai, and Hannah Wolfe.

Recent design credits include
Capulets and Candyfloss,
RSC for Shakespeare Nation;
Riot Act
Dark Olive & Yet Another Carnival;  
The Eden Effect, The Basement Bunch;
and Laced Within Our Borders, N
ext Generation Youth Theatre (NGYT)


PRODUCTION DESIGNER

NIAMH ARMSTRONG:
On a Different Planet (Short Film)

Set Designer/Dresser                                    Director: Rad Miller                                     Pocket Projects & Into Film
ALADDIN
Puppet Designer/Maker                                Director: Sammy Fonfe/Dani Davies       Berkshire Theatre Company
CAPULETS AND CANDYFLOSS

Set and Costume Designer⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Director: Peter Bradley⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Royal Shakespeare Company
RIOT ACT
Set Designer/Maker ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀Director: Freyja Winterson ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀     Dark Olive & YAC
THE EDEN EFFECT
Set & Costume Designer/Maker ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀   Director: Adeyinka Akinrinade⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀The Basement Bunch
PINOCCHIO / SLEEPING BEAUTY
Set and Puppet Designer/Maker⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀  Summer Events Tent Tour ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Nottingham Playhouse
LACED WITHIN OUR BORDERS
Set & Costume Designer/Dresser ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Director: David Lloyd, Laura Lloyd⠀⠀⠀   NGYT
IMAGINE FESITVALS
Décor Design/Maker⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀   Proj. Manager: Celine McKillion⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀  Watford Palace Theatre
THE ELECTRIFYING BODY
(Runner Up EMCCAN Carnival Clash)

Costume Designer/Researcher⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀   Co-Designer: Viktorija Sakalyte ⠀⠀⠀⠀   Nottingham Carnival
RISE OF THE SHADOW STEALERS
(North Yorkshire Tour)

Set & Costume Designer ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀     Director: Dan Ingram-Brown ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀   Suitcase & Spectacles
OEDIPUS THE KING
(Toured to Malaysia 2016)

Set Designer/Maker ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀     Director: Martin Berry ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀Lakeside Arts Nottingham
THE SCHOOL FOR SCANDAL
Costume Designer ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀      Director: David Longford ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀ Theatre Royal Nottingham


ASSISTANT DESIGNER

ORIENT FLUX
(Exhibition, Beijing)

Assistant Designer                                      Designer: Stuart Nunn                                Kennedy London
LES DIALOGUES DES CARMELITES
Draughtsperson⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀   Designer: Anna Bonomelli⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ RNCM Manchester
WRESTLING THE WALRUS
Draughtsperson⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀Designer: Hannah Sibai⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀  Royal Exchange Studio
IN THE NIGHT GARDEN
Draughtsperson⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀Designer: Samuel Wyer⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀  Minor Entertainment
THE ENCHANTED ISLAND
Assistant Designer ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀Designer: Nicky Shaw ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ British Youth Opera
THE RAKE’S PROGRESS
Assistant Designer ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀Designer: James Cotterill⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀  British Youth Opera
WAKE
Assistant Designer⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Designer: Richard Hudson⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀Birmingham Opera Co.
THE MAGIC FLUTE
Assistant Designer ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀Designer: Stuart Nunn⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Macerata Opera Festival
TWO

Draughtsperson⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Designer: Hannah Sibai⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀  Gala Theatre Durham
BING! LIVE
Draughtsperson⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Designer: Samuel Wyer⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀  Minor Entertainment
EUGENIUS THE MUSICAL
Design Assistant  ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀Designer: Hannah Wolfe ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀  The Other Palace
A TEENAGE OPERA
Assistant Designer for Costume ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Designer: Colin Mayes⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Youth Music Theatre
PYGMALION
Design Assistant ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀  Designer: Hannah Sibai ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀   English Theatre Frankfurt
DRUMS OF WAR/SOUL SEARCHERS
Costume Assistant ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀ Costume Supervisor: Caroline Mirfin ⠀⠀⠀Birmingham Opera Company
HONK!
Associate Designer ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀ Designer: Richard Cooper ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀  National Youth Music Theatre
BREAKING UP IS HARD TO DO
Assistant Designer ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀ Designer: Richard Cooper ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀Upstairs at the Gatehouse
ILLUMAPHONIUM
Assistant Maker ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Designer: Michael Davis ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀UK Installation Tour
HUBBUB – A MUSICAL ADVENTURE
Assistant Designer ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀Designer: Hannah Wolfe ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Mishmash Productions
WHAT I GO TO SCHOOL FOR
Assistant Designer ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀  Designer: Sarah Oxley ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀   Youth Music Theatre
MAKE/BELIEVE
(Exhibition NTU & V&A)

Exhibition Team ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀  Curator: Kate Burnett ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀SBTD
A CHRISTMAS CAROL
Assistant Designer/Construction⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀Designer: Rebecca Bradbury⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀ Trent College


EXHIBITIONS & INSTALLATIONS

ORIENT FLUX
(Exhibition, Beijing)

Assistant Designer                                    Designer: Stuart Nunn                                Kennedy London
BURBERRY WINDOW DISPLAY
Assistant Garland Maker                          With: Harlequin Design                              Burberry
ILLUMAPHONIUM
Assistant Maker ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀   Designer: Michael Davis ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀   UK Installation Tour
MAKE/BELIEVE
(Exhibition NTU & V&A)

Exhibition Team ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀  Curator: Kate Burnett ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀  SBTD


SKILLS AND ACHIEVEMENTS

Birmingham Opera Prize Winner 2016     |      EMCANN – Runner Up – King Costume Design 2017
New Designers Exhibitor July 2016     |      School For Scandal Competition Winner 2015

Full, Clean Driving License (own car)

  • Adobe Photoshop
  • AutoCAD 2D Draughting
  • Budget Handling / Buying
  • Casting – Resin, Silicone, Plaster
  • Costume Design, Assisting, Supervising
  • Festival Designing / Décor Making
  • Film – Dresser / Decorator
  • Foam Carving
  • Installation Art
  • Laser Cutting – 1:25 1:50 Scale
  • LED Light Wiring Knowledge
  • MS Office: Excel / PowerPoint / Word
  • Mould Making – Silicon / Clay
  • Model Making – 1:25 1:50 1:100 Scale
  • Procreate
  • Prop Making
  • Puppet Design & Construction
  • Scale Printing– Large / Model box
  • Scenic Construction (Basic)
  • Scenic Painting (Basic)
  • Set Design in Theatre
  • Set Decorating
  • Set Dressing – Theatre and Film
  • SketchUp 3D Drawing (Basic)
  • Wardrobe Assisting
  • Wardrobe Dresser
ACADEMIC

2013-2016
Nottingham Trent University                         BA (Hons) Theatre Design                           First Class Degree

2011-2013
Barnfield College ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ ⠀BTEC in General Art and Design ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ DD*D*