Lucy Wilkinson


phone: 07799 761 773




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Lucy has designed for a range of genres, for site-specific, traditional theatre spaces, touring and promenade productions.

As a freelance designer, she has worked both with young companies and with large venues and institutions such as The Royal Festival Hall, Southbank, RSC, National Theatre Wales, Bristol Old Vic, Wilton's Music Hall, Redgrave Theatre Bristol, Warwick Arts Centre, Colchester Mercury.

Lucy was made Associate Designer with Jericho House in 2009. Jericho is an independent theatre company and registered charity, founded by Artistic Director Jonathan Holmes. Lucy and Jon have worked extensively together to produce innovative site-specific shows. Jericho has made work in association with The ICA, The Young Vic, The Royal Ballet, The Barbican, Wilton's Music Hall, The Bush, and The Sixteen Choir with Spitalfields Music Festival. The company logo was created by Lucy; she co-designed the company website, and has designed all of Jericho's shows as well as posters, flyers, and programmes for each.

Lucy graduated from Manchester School of Art in 1996 with a First Class Hons degree in Illustration / Animation. In 1997 she went on to study BA [Hons] English Literature at Oxford, graduating in 2000. In 2004 she was awarded a post-graduate diploma in Theatre Design at Bristol Old Vic Theatre School.

Award-winning illustrative skills, hands-on experience as a professional freelance designer-maker, and a knowledge of literature and drama, strengthened by teaching at 'A' level and university level, all inform Lucy's designs. She has wide ranging skills including model making and technical drawing, costume drawing, scenic painting, puppet making, costume making, carpentry, and sculpture in various materials. Lucy has often managed large design teams and workshop spaces, and always maintains a practical approach where design and making work hand in hand.

She is a responsive, collaborative and inventive thinker, allowing text and environment to lead her desire to solve problems and create striking work.

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