Fly’s Work

 

Fly trained at RADA in Technical Theatre before studying design at Motley.

For full CV please scroll down using the triangle on the right.

As Set and Costume Designer:
Trade Young Vic, Remains of Maisie Duggan National Theatre Ireland Abbey, Steetcar Named Desire Royal Exchange, Costume Designer Unreachable Royal Court, Contractions Sheffield Crucible, Opera for the Unknown Woman Fuel UK Tour, Invisible Dot’s Big Birthday Bash Eventim Apollo, Barbarians Young Vic (Olivier Nominated), I Want my Hat Back (Olivier Nominated), Comedy of  Errors National Theatre Shed, The Glass Menagerie Headlong Tour, Scuttlers, Hunger for Trade Royal Exchange, James and the Giant Peach West Yorkshire Playhouse, A Streetcar Named Desire, Turning a Little Further, Barbarians Young Vic Clare, Primetime Royal Court, I’d Rather Goya Robbed Me of My Sleep Than Some Other Arsehole, Image of an Unknown Young Woman Gate Theatre (Winner Best Set Design and Best Production Off West End Awards), The Dissidents Tricycle, Superior Donuts Southwark Playhouse, Almost Near Finborough, Primetime Royal Court Upstairs and School’s Tour, Pigeons Royal Court Schools Tour, Collaboration Royal Court Upstairs, Kids Court Royal Court Downstairs, Woyzeck Omnibus, White Guard Drama Centre, What the Animals Say for Greyscale Tour at Hull Truck Main Space, Northern Stage and Camden People’s Theatre, The Great British Country Fete at Bush Theatre & UK Tour; The Man at Finborough Theatre & UK Tour; Khadija is 18 at Finborough Theatre, CHAVS at Lyric Hammersmith, Change at Arcola Theatre; Ignite 5 Old Vic New Voices at Waterloo East; ‘Av It  at Old Vic Tunnels; The Wonderful World of Dissocia, The White Guard, Deathwatch all at Drama Centre, Bright Star at Tabard Theatre; When the Lilac Blooms at Leicester Square Theatre Main House; Bloody Poetry at White Bear Theatre; Life Support at York Theatre Royal.
Opera: Opera for the Unknown Woman Fuel UK Tour, For Tete a Tete and Size Zero Opera: Viagron and Kettlehead, Arcola. Innocence in the Asylum, and The Sandman at Riverside Studios and Singapore Tour; Dido and Aeneas at Turner Sims Concert Hall, Southampton, Kettlehead and The Viagron double bill at Riverside Studios and Arcola main space for Grimeborn.
Film: McFly Music Video for single Love is Easy
As Associate Designer to the following:
To Chloe Lamford on The Twits and Open Court Season at Royal Court; To Tom Scutt on The Weir at Donmar Warehouse directed by Josie Rourke. Tom Scutt on No Quarter by Polly Stenham at Royal Court Directed by Jeremy Herrin. John Napier on Disconnect  by Anupama Chandrasekhar at Royal Court Upstairs and Theatre Local transfer directed by Indu Rubasingham.  Lucy Osbourne on The Whisky Taster by James Graham at the Bush Theatre Directed by James Grieve. Matt Deely on Splash and Bird’s Eye View at Royal Festival Hall, George Perrin for Paines Plough A Play, A Pie and a Pint season at Shunt Vaults directed by Roxanna Silbert and Geroge Perrin, to Tom Rogers on Hens by Alia Bano at Riverside Studios and Sky Arts TV directed by Peter Gill. As Costume Associate: to Tom Scutt for Young Vic Gala, to Chloe Lamford on Bradley Manning National Theatre Wales.

Past and Current Work

Director Role Production Theatre/ Venue
2016
Bryonny Shanahan Set & Costume Designer Trade Young Vic
Ellen McDougall Set Designer The Remains of Maisie Duggan National Theatre Ireland The Abbey
Sarah Frankcom Set & Costume Designer A Streetcar Named Desire Royal Exchange
Lisa Blair Set & Costume Designer Contractions Sheffield Crucible
Anthony Neilson Costume Designer Unreachable Royal Court
Bryonny Shanahan  Set & Costume Designer  Nothing  Royal Exchange
Melanie Wilson Set & Costume Designer Opera for the Unknown Woman Fuel UK Tour
Laura Keefe Set & Costume Designer One Million Tiny Plays About Britain Watermill Theatre
Ed Stambollouian Set & Costume Designer The Invisible Dot’s Big Birthday Comedy Bash Apollo Eventim Hammersmith
2015
December

Liz Stevenson

Set Designer Barbarians Young Vic Clare, JMK Award Winner
November

Wils Wilson

Set and Costume Designer I Want my Hat Back National Theatre, Shed
(November)

Bijan Sheibani

Set & Costume Designer Comedy of Errors National Theatre Shed and Primary school tour
(Septemeber)

Ellen McDougall

Set & Costume Designer Headlong Glass Menagerie Headlong National Tour
(June)

Chris Haydon

Set & Costume Designer Image of and Unknown Woman Gate Theatre
(April)

John Tiffany

Associate Designer to Chloe Lamford The Twits Royal Court
(May)

Laura Keefe

Set & Costume Designer Turn a Little Further Young Vic Clare
(March)

Beth Shouler

Set & Costume Designer The Dissidents Tricycle
(February)

Wils Wilson

Set & Costume Designer Scuttlers Royal Exchange
2014

 

Max Webster

 

 

Set & Costume Designer

 

 

James and Giant Peach

 

 

West Yorkshire Playhouse

Rebecca Frecknall Set & Costume Designer A Streetcar Named Desire Young Vic Clare
Polly Thomas and Alex Summers Set & Costume Designer Hunger for Trade 4 plays and installations Royal Exchange Studio
Ned Bennett Set & Costume Designer Primetime Royal Court Upstairs and Schools Tour
Jude Christian Set & Costume Designer I’d Rather Goya Robbed me of my Sleep Than Some Other Arsehole The Gate in association with National Theatre Studio
Holly Race Roughan Set & Costume Designer Eye of a Needle Southwark Playhouse
Ned Bennett Designer Superior Donuts Southwark Playhouse
Audrey Sheffield Set & Costume Designer Almost Near Finborough Theatre
2013

 

 Ned Bennett Set & Costume Designer  Pigeons  Royal Court Schools Tour
Simon Dormandy Set&Costume Designer The White Guard Platform Theatre, Drama Centre
Natalie Abrahami Costume Supervisor for Tom Scutt Speakeasy Event Gala Young Vic
John Mcgrath Costume Associate to Chloe Lamford Bradley Manning National Theatre Wales, tour
Robyn Winfield Smith Set & Costume Designer Woyzeck Omnibus
Anthony Neilson Set & Costume Designer Collaboration Royal Court Upstairs
Ned Bennett Set & Costume Designer Kids Court x 6 Plays Royal Court Downstairs
Artistic Director Vicky Featherstone

 

Vicky Featherstone

John Tiffany

Caroline Steinbeis

Carrie Cracknell

Vicky Featherstone

Caroline Steinbeis

Associate Designer to Chloe Lamford

 

 

Open Court Season

 

The President Has Come to See You

Death Tax

Mint

Pigeons

Matriarch

Talk Show

Royal Court Downstairs
Matthew Monaghan Set Designer Kettlehead and Viagron Operas Arcola Theatre Grimeborn Studio 1 and Riverside Studios
Josie Rourke Design Associate to Tom Scutt The Weir Donmar Warehouse
Rosy Banham Set & Costume Designer England Street Oxford Playhouse
Audrey Sheffield Designer Little Flower of East Orange for National Theatre Studio The Shed, National Theatre (Workshopped at National Theatre Studio)
Jeremy Herrin Associate Designer to Tom Scutt No Quarter Royal Court
2012

 

David Spearing Set and Props Designer McFly Pop Music Video for “Love is Easy” Island Records Battersea Arts Centre Grand Hall
Tim Stark Set Designer Khadija is 18 Finborough Theatre
Kirsty Patrick Ward, Max Key, Richard Fitch, Barney Norris, Stef O’Driscoll Set & Costume Designer CHAVS Lyric Hammersmith Studio
Lorne Campbell Set & Costume Designer What The Animals Say

(for Greyscale)

Hull Truck Main Stage, Camden Peoples Theatre, Northern Stage
Sophie Rashbrook Set Designer The Sandman, Tete a Tete Opera Riverside Studios
Hywel John Set & Costume Design The Silencer  The Pleasance, Edinburgh
Ant Stones with Theatre Delicatessen Set & Costume Designer Bush Bazaar: Maximus and Audencia Main Space Bush Theatre
Sinziana Koening Set & Costume Designer Deathwatch Drama Centre
Joe Hughes Set & Costume Designer The Bear and The Marriage Proposal Drama Centre
Tim Stark/Ben Musgrave Set & Costume Designer Mad Bees Riot in the Light Maria Studio, Young Vic (Theoretical project)
Rupert Goold Creative Assistant to Designer Tom Scutt Threesixty’s The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe Kensington Gardens Arena Tent
Clare Whistler

(MD) Hannah Conway

Associate Designer to Matt Deely SPLASH with Philharmonia Orchestra: Bird’s Eye View Royal Festival Hall, main space
Oliver Rose, Kirsty Patrick Ward, Natalie Ibu, Barney Norris, Ben Bennet, Alice Lacey Set & Costume Designer CHAVS Lyric Hammersmith Studio
 Lorne Campbell  Set & Costume Designer  The Wonderful World of Dissocia  Platform Theatre, Drama Centre, University of the Arts, London
Various Assistant Model Maker Various Royal Opera House
EIS

MD Charles Hazlewood

Assistant Designer to Matt Deely Splash with Philharmonia: Mussorsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition  Royal Festival Hall, main space

2011

Director Role Production Theatre/ Venue
 Kirsty Patrick Ward, Tom Attenborough, Oliver Rose, Tinuke Craig Set & Costume Designer  Ignite 5 Old Vic New Voices  Waterloo East
Bobby Baker Model Maker Meringue Ladies Southbank Freedom Festival
Richard Fitch Set & Costume Designer Tete a Tete Opera Festival: Innocence in the Asylum Riverside Studios
Natalie Ibu Set & Costume Designer Av It Old Vic Tunnels
Alice Hamilton Set & Costume Designer At First Sight Latitude Festival
JonJocJosch Design Coordinator Exsistere performance sculpture Testbed 1, Battersea
Ian Caddy Costume Designer Dido and Aeneas, Opera Turner Sims Concert Hall, Southampton
Kirsty Patrick Ward Designer/Animator Life Support York Theatre Royal
Ellie Browning Set & Costume Designer Change Arcola Theatre
Ant Stones Set & Costume Designer Lovecat Theatre 503

2010

Director Role Production Theatre/ Venue
Ali Wall Set and Costume Designer Bright Star Tabard Theatre
Catapulting Cocoon Designer/Animator Life Support Musical York Theatre Royal
Anthea Williams Set and Costume Designer The Great British Country Fete musical by Russell Kane Songs by Michael Bruce

TOUR for Bush Theatre

North Wall Theatre Oxford,
Ustinov Theatre Royal Bath,
Tobacco Factory Theatre Bristol,
Latitude Festival
Drum Theatre, Plymouth, Bush Theatre
Peter Gill Assistant Designer to Tom Rogers Playhouse Live filming & Transmission of “Hens” by Alia Bano Riverside Studios and SKY Arts 2 TV
Kate Wasserberg Set Designer The Man by James Graham Finborough Theatre
Simon Beyer Costume and Set Designer When the Lilac Blooms My Love by Jane Huxley Leicester Square Theatre Main House
Inhdu Rubasingham Associate Designer to John Napier Disconnect (transfer) Elephant & Castle Shop – Theatre Local Season Royal Court
Nina Brazzo Costume Designer and Maker Love is in The Air Interactive Photoshoot The streets of Brighton
The Malleables Costume Designer Victoria & Albert Arcola Theatre
Natascha Metherall Costume & Set Designer My 15 Minutes ,The Musical by Simon Beyer New Wimbledon Studio
Inhdu Rubasingham Associate Designer to John Napier Disconnect by Anupama Chandrasekhar Royal Court, Jerwood Theatre Upstairs
Catapulting Cocoon Co Artistic Director, Designer Candid Carnival Candid Arts Gallery
John Holdsworth Assistant Model Maker Don Giovanni Katrin State Theatre, Russia
Britain’s Got Bhangra Mumbai, India
Match Theatre Senior Scenic Artist The Forecast Greenwich Playhouse
Malleables Set Designer Ich Bin Ein Berlina Arcola Theatre
James Grieve Design Assistant to Lucy Osbourne Whisky Taster by James Graham Bush Theatre

2009

Director Role Production Theatre/ Venue
Harriett Mann Set & Costume designer Madman’s Confession by Harriett Mann White Bear Theatre
Rebecca Morahan Set & Costume Designer Bloody Poetry by Howard Brenton White Bear Theatre

EDUCATION

Institution Course Title
Motley 08-09 One Year Theatre Design and Costume Course
RADA 06-08 2 Year Graduate Diploma in Technical Theatre Arts and Management
Battersea Arts Centre Intensive Theatre Design Short Course
Goldsmiths Uni Intensive TV & Film Short Course
Alton College Awarded ADFAS scholarship for Excellence- Art Foundation Diploma
Alton College 3 A levels: all A grades: Art and Design, Drama & Communication Studies
 

 

MOTLEY SET & COSTUME DESIGN TRAINING PROJECTS, 

Graduating Exhibition at National Theatre July 2009.

Director Theatre Production
John Fulljames Grand Theatre Leeds Lulu the Opera
Birkbeck Directing Students,

Simon Stephans, Robert Holman, David Eldridge

Menier Chocolate Factory A Thousand Stars Explode in the Sky
James Robert Carson Cottesloe, National Theatre Julius Caesar
Paul Miller Lyric Hammersmith The School for Scandal
Simon Usher Young Vic In the Jungle of Cities
Tim Meacock Royal Court The Linden Tree

 

RADA EXPERIENCE 2006-2008

Job Title Production
Senior Scenic Artist Final Year Directors Trilogy
Design Co Coordinator Final Year Acting Showcase
Design representative RADA website Design
Senior Prop and Armour Maker Penthesilia
Deputy Stage Manager Ursula
Stage Manager Little Women, The Broadway Musical
Sound Engineer in studio RADIO: Clare in the Community and School for Scandal
Sound Engineer FILM: Devils Finger and Crews
Art Director Costume photo shoot
Wardrobe Supervisor & Dresser In the Heart of America and Salome
Assistant Model Box Maker Today
Construction & Crew Barbarians and Duck Hunting
Sound Operator Scenes from the Big Picture

 

THEATRE EXPERIENCE 2004-2006

Job Title Theatre Company Production
Assistant Designer

Directed by George Perrin

Shoreditch Underground Nabokov Arts Gala
Set Designer Theatro Technis Allstars Assassins
Assistant Designer

DIrected by Roxanna Silbert and George Perrin

Shunt Vaults Paines Plough Play, Pie & Pint Season
Design Assistant BAC Punchdrunk Masque of the Red Death
Costume Assistant Coliseum English National Ballet Nutcracker, Giselle
Costume Assistant Royal Albert Hall English National Ballet Romeo &Juliet

Awards

ADFAS Scholarship for Artistic  Excellence Award 2006