CV

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Fy mamiaith yw’r Gymraeg. First language Welsh speaker.

BA (Hons) Performance Design, Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Cardiff. Graduated 2016.

Upcoming Projects…

Design assistant, Nawr yr Arwr, Swansea International Festival.
Designer Buddug James Jones. Artistic Director Mark Rees.

With a few other exciting things on the horizon…

Examples drafting, design drawing and models

Designer

Set and Costume designer, Milwr Yn Y Meddwl, Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru,
Eisteddfod Genedlaethol Caerdydd, 2018. Wales Millenium Centre.

Set designer/desser, NHS70: LAUGHTER IS THE BEST MEDICINE, NTW.
Lyric, Carmarthen.

Set and costume designer, Would You Jump?  Theatr Na nÓg,
Re-commission, Schools performances and touring during June-July 2018. 
Director Geinor Styles. Winner of Arts and Buisness Environment award at  award in May 2018.

Set, costume, puppet designer and maker, Perfect, Tessa Bide Productions.
Director Adam Fuller. UK Tour from April 2018.  (SEE LINK PERFECT)
Recieved **** review from The Guardian.

Set and costume designer, Into The Woods, The Gate Theatre, Cardiff and Halliwell Theatre, Camarthen.
BA Perfformio, Drindod Dewi Sant.
Director Brock Roberts

Set and costume designer, Stori ydy Stori, Academi Berfformio Caerdydd
(Cardiff Performing Academy), Theatr Ysgol Stanwell/Stanwell School Theatre.

Set and costume designer, Hollti, Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru, Theatr Bro Alaw.
Touring Wales October 2017.
Director Sarah Bickerton. Touring October 2017.

Designer/maker
Brecon Baroque Festival 27th- 29th October 2017.
Series of community workshops with final installation at Brecon Muse.

Set and costume designer, Would You Jump?  Theatr Na nÓg, Schools performances and touring during June-July 2017.
Director Geinor Styles.

Production designer, Leonard’s Neighbours, BBC It’s My Shout Productions.
Director Mac Nixon, 2016.
Leonard’s Neighbours – Best Film
Luned Gwawr Evans – Best Art Department Trainee Award

Costume designer, Ludo, BBC It’s My Shout Productions.
Director Richard Pask, 2016.
Ludo –  The People’s Choice Award.

Production designer, Helfa’r Heli, Independent Short Film.
Director Geraint Reynolds, 2016.

Set and Costume designer, Rhith Gân, Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru.
Director Sara Lloyd, by/gan Wyn Mason, 2016.

Assistant

Set Assistant, Depot in The Park food Festival, Designers Sian Jenkins and Tim Dickel.

Design assistant, Christmas Carol, Designer Rachael Canning, Citizens Theatre Glasgow at The Tramway.

Model Making , Designer Kitty Callister, Seligman Theatre Chapter Arts.

Art Department Trainee Draughtsman. Bad Wolf Studios. (WEEK COVER).

Design assistant, Unicorns Almost, Hay Festival 2018.
Director John Retallack. Designer Lucy Hall.
Recieved **** review from The Guardian

3D drafting, Wild Creations.

Model Making, Loot, Designer Sean Crowley.

Technical drawing, Y TAD, Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru, touring production.

Model making and technical drawing, Sweeny Todd, Ysgol Gyfun Gymraeg Plasmawr.

Prop supervisor/maker, Tiger Bay the musical
WMC Production, November 2017.

Scenic painter, Benny, Chapter Arts Centre.
Designer Ruth Hall, Director Gareth John Bale.

Scenic painter, Othello & Jekyll and Hyde, NYT of GB.
Designer Laura Hopkins.

Digital Drawing and Draughting department, National Theatre (two week placement)
May 2017.

Design assistant/Props coordinator, Y TŴR, Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru and Music Theatre Wales. Touring Wales during May-June 2017.
Designer Samal Blak.

Design assistant, Winnie & Wilbur, Birmingham REP. Designer Rachael Canning.

Design assistant & Scenic painter, Macbeth. Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru, Caerphilly Castle.
Designer Ruth Hall.

Art Department Trainee (two week placement), WILL, Dragon Studios.
Designer James Foster, 2017.

Design Assistant, Hansel and Gretel, Citizens Theatre.
Designer Rachael Canning, 2016.

Design assistant, Roal Dahl’s City of Unexpected, Story Readings. Various locations around Cardiff, 2016.
Designer Kitty Callister.

Design assistant/Maker, Roald Dahl Celebrations, City of the Unexpected.
Sebeer & Lloyd, George’s marvellous medicine truck installation, 2016.

Design assistant, Workshop making withy sculptures for Abergavenny Tent –
Eisteddfod Genedlaethol Cymru, Welsh National Eisteddfod.
Designer Tina Reeves, 2016.

Design assistant, The Amazing Adventures of Wallace and Bates, Theatr na nÓg.
Designer Kitty Callister, 2016.

Design assistant, Tom Jones the Musical, Theatr na nÓg. WMC and UK tour.
Designers Sean Crowley, Sian Jenkins, 2016. Director Geinor Styles.

Design assistant, Big Democracy Project, National Theatre Wales.
Designer Eleri Lloyd, Y Senedd, 2016.

RWCMD Productions

Set and costume designer, Madness in Valencia.
Director Adele Thomas, Caird Studio, 2016.

Puppet designer, maker and performer, team leader, Just Add Water.
Director Emma Williams, Bute Theatre and PQ: Prague Quadrennial, 2015.

Puppet designer, Maker and PerformerThe Impossible Fair.
Director Emma Williams. Mountain View Ranch, Caerphilly, 2014.

Set assistant, Cripple of Inishmaan.
Designer Martin Mahoney and Mai Hubschmann. Director Jamie Garven, Richard Burton Theatre, 2015.

Set assistant, Unity 1918.
Designer Bryony Taylor. Director Stefan Escreet, Chapter Arts Centre, 2014.

External Work Placements

National Theatre, Digital Design and Drawing Department
Two week placement, learning 3d CAD and developing digital technical drawing skills. June 2017.

Puppet makerAr Waith ar Daith,
Walk the Plank Theatre Company, Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff, 2015.

Set construction and scenic artist, Wuthering Heights and The Merchant of Venice,
National Youth Theatre Rep Company, KD Productions, 2015.

Scenic artist, Selfie, Private Peaceful and Macbeth,
National Youth Theatre Rep Company, 2014.

Set construction training, National Youth Theatre of Great Britain, 2012.

Scenic artist,
Pirates of Penzance,
Everyman Theatre Company, Cardiff, 2010. Designer by Becky Davies.


DSM/SM shadowing
(2 days) Les Misérables, Queens Theatre, London, 2013.

Art department (1 day) Les Misérables film, dir. Tom Hooper, 2012.

Clean driving licence, with van driving experience.


Volunteering Experience

Photographer/Volunteer. World Stage Design, RWCMD, 2013.

Evangelical secretary and acting president, 2015-16.
President of Christian Union, 2014-15.
Children’s summer camp officer and annual children’s holiday club, 2014-16.

Past Work

Teaching Assistant
Ysgol Gynradd Gymraeg Treganna, Ysgol Gynradd Gymraeg Tan yr Eos,
2011-12.

Skills

Model making
Auto Cad/ Technical drawing
Google Sketchup
Prop making
Scenic painting
Workshop machinery
Basic wood work/carving
Puppet making
Sculpting
Casting
Puppet mechanism design/ making
Basic costume construction
Domestic and industrial sewing
Hand sewing
Costume/Prop sourcing
Basic alterations
Basic pattern cutting
Dyeing


References

Sean Crowley, head of design RWCMD
Sean.crowley@rwcmd.ac.uk
02920342854

Adele Thomas, director
(Clare Vidal-Hall Management) +44(0) 20 8741 7647

Rachael Canning
rachael_canning@yahoo.com