Calling all UK based Set and Costume Designers!
It has been an extraordinarily difficult year for our community and the theatre and live performance industry, our respect and solidarity to you all. For the first time in many of our careers, freelance Designers have had the space and time to talk to each other. As a community, we have taken the opportunity to connect, share and reflect on all aspects of our lives in theatre design; on difficult past working experiences and ca
What lies ahead for graduate and emerging designers as we slowly move into, ‘the new normal?’ This might be a daring one, but the question I want to pose is one that has been on my mind for quite some time before theatres around the world went dark. It may be a personal opinion of mine, but it seems to be that it is way harder for graduating designers to jump into this industry if they come from poorer backgrounds. Of course, with more and more graduates of theatre design gra
COVID-19 Safety at work | Pre Production for Costume Designers, Supervisors, and Assistants / Buyers - A working document Further to our Scene-change event earlier in June; Designers in discussion with Costume Supervisors - A working document is now being developed by UK Costume Supervisors in response to new safety guidelines required for safer practises & structures to minimise risk The working document drawn up by Costume Supervisors is attached below.
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#SceneChange began as an email invitation ‘let’s have a dialogue in strange times’. Our initial conversations, limited to a manageable size zoom page, began as a sharing of experiences of the last few lock-down months, a realisation that we were all so isolated and that one of our primary concerns was the buildings, directors and collaborators that we normally thrive on had gone very quiet. We could see that a relatively small group of directors and chief executives were stru