Design collaborations include: THE BEAUTY QUEEN OF LEENANE (Chichester Festival Theatre/ Lyric Hammersmith); DUMB WAITER (Hampstead Theatre); WINTER’S TALE (Shakespeare’s Globe); SKYLIGHT (Theatr Clwyd); LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS (Royal Exchange, Manchester); WHILE WE’RE HERE (Bush Theatre); PILGRIMS (Hightide, Theatr Clwyd); GERMAN SKERRIES, and JESS AND JOE (The Orange Tree Theatre), BREEDERS (St James Theatre); LOST IN YONKERS (Watford Palace Theatre); DANCES OF DEATH (Gate Theatre); FOXFINDER (Finborough Theatre); LIFE OF STUFF and MANY MOONS (Theatre503).
Victoria Smart trained in Design for Performance at Wimbledon College of Art. She has worked as a theatre designer and maker, as well as developing her own art practice exploring relationships between drawing and textiles. She is a member of Lewisham Arthouse, an artist’s co-operative with a focus on community engagement, education and affordable studios.
She has a particular interest in creative education and has worked on projects for Complicité Creative Learning and delivered workshops at Museum of London, Coin Street Community Builders, and Lewisham Arthouse.
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James Perkins is a theatre designer and maker. He has designed shows at Shakespeare’s Globe, Dubai Opera House and The Royal Exchange, Manchester. He trained, and now lectures at, Wimbledon College of Art.
From 2006-12 James was the co-director of paper/scissors/stone, a theatre company that specialised in new writing. He created and produced a series of immersive story events at nightclubs, art galleries and theatres.
James is interested in design thinking outside of a theatre context and in creating interconnected solutions to social and scenographic problems.