Caitlin Abbott

Reviews

YearReviewPublication
2018Truly dreamy design, crisp and cinematic ★★★★
Sarah Murphy
threeweeks.co.uk
2018Strong performances, great dialogue and thoughtful design. Deliciously awkward, the set defies all attempt to make sense of it ★★★★
Laura Sampson
everything-theatre.co.uk
2018A powerful, poignant and still relevant play. The set itself is a triumph ★★★★
Dan Martin
lifestyledistrict.co.uk
2018Nuanced, artfully put together and seamlessly delivered. Overall an on stage triumph
Ellie Pipe
bristol247.com
2018
Michael Clark
bristolpost.co.uk
2018Brilliantly understated and it worked beautifully. The set was intriguing ★★★★★
Becky Fuller
uktw.co.uk
2018Beautifully presented, with scenes free-flowing from one to another ...The set is cleverly designed by Caitlin Abbott ★★★★★
Cormac Richards
reviewsgate.com
2016Beautifully presented, delivered with great charm ★★★★
Ian D. Hall
liverpoolsoundandvision.co.uk
2016Exquisite Design ★★★★★
Tom Moyser
broadwaybaby.com

Credits

YearRole / TypeName of Production / DirectorCompany / Venue
2020Set and Costume Designer
Theatre
Time and Tide
Rob Ellis
Relish Theatre
Park Theatre
2019 - 2020Assistant Designer
Theatre
Comedy of Errors
Phillip Breen
Royal Shakespeare Company
2020Assistant Designer
Theatre
Wars of the Roses
Owen Horsley with Gregory Doran
Royal Shakespeare Company
Swan Theatre
2020Assistant Designer
Theatre
Europeana
Maria Aberg
Royal Shakespeare Company
Swan Theatre
2020Production Designer
Film
Life to the Full
Paul Jepson
Ten Ten Productions
2019Production Designer
Film
Paradise Street
Martin O'Brien
Ten Ten Productions
2019Set and Costume Designer
Theatre
Bassett/Changing Room
Jenny Davies, Stephanie Kempson
Egg London
the egg, Theatre Royal Bath
2019Set and Costume Designer
Theatre
Arabian Nights
Sophie Jacobs-Wyburn
Egg London
the egg, Theatre Royal Bath
2019Set and Costume Designer
Theatre
Cuttings
Rob Ellis
Relish Theatre
2019Set and Costume Designer
Theatre
Vampire Hospital Waiting Room
Theo McCabe
Beach Comet
Gilded Balloon
2019Set and Costume Designer
Theatre
Apocalypse Cruise Ship Love Affair
Theo McCabe
Beach Comet
Gilded Balloon
2018Set Designer
Theatre
The Elephant Man
Lee Lyford
Bristol Old Vic Theatre School + Diverse City
Bristol Old Vic
2018Set and Costume Designer
Theatre
Tender Napalm
Evan Lordan
BOV Theatre School
The Wardrobe
2018Costume Designer
Theatre
The Taming of the Shrew
Bill Alexander
BOV Theatre School
Circomedia
2018Set and Costume Designer
Theatre
Knitmas: A Winter's Yarn
Kezia Cole
Shark Legs
Greenwich Theatre
2016Set & Costume Designer
Theatre
Thlides
Pavlos Christodoulou
Dirty Rascals
Lion and Unicorn Theatre
2016Design Apprentice
Theatre
Breakfast at Tiffany's
Nikolai Foster
Masterclass/Theatre Royal Haymarket
Theatre Royal Haymarket
2016Set and Props Designer
Theatre
Daughter of the Forest
Filiz Ozcan
Komola Collective
Rich Mix, National tour
2016Designer
Theatre
The Three Musketeers
Marcus Bazley
Cyphers
Pleasance Theatre
2015Project Manager, Graphic Designer
Film
Rising Silence
Leesa Gazi
Komola Collective
2015Associate Designer
Theatre
Henry V
Marcus Bazley
Cyphers
Proud Archivist + Regional Tour
2015Production Designer
Film
Itch
Bartek Podkowa
Seven Hills Film
2015Designer
Theatre
The Jabberwocky
Caspar Chech-Lucas and Laurence Young
Runaground
ZOO Monkey House
2012 - 2015Co-Founder, Designer
Theatre
Birangona:Brave WomanKomola Collective
2014Production Designer
Film
ShelvedUCLU
2014Designer
Theatre
The Vikings at HelgelandFirstborn Theatre
The Drayton
2012Set Designer
Theatre
The Winter's Tale
Philip Parr
Parrabbola
Promenade, Ostrava and Gdańsk
2010Design Assistant
Theatre
PericlesParrabbola
Promenade, Gdańsk, Poland
  • Education

    YearQualificationWhere
    MA Theatre DesignBristol Old Vic Theatre School
    2015Architectural and Interdisciplinary StudiesUniversity College London

    Additional Skills

    Illustration, Model-Making

    CAD, Microstation 2D + 3D Drawing

    Adobe Premier, InDesign, Photoshop

    Period & Conceptual Research

    Prop & Costume Sourcing

    Basic Set Construction, Scenic Art and Costume Making

    Referees

    Philip Parr

    Filiz Ozcan

    Antonio Ferrara

    Marcus Bazley

    Industry Awards

    Finalist for the Linbury Prize for Stage Design 2019

    Finalist for the Naomi Wilkinson Award 2019

    About me

    I am based in London but so far my work has taken me to Edinburgh, the Czech Republic, Poland and Bangladesh.

  • Skills

    Languages Spoken
    • English
    • French
    Years in industry
    • 6+ years
    Company Experience
    • Children's Theatre
    • Cross Cultural Theatre
    • Educational Theatre
    • Immersive Theatre
    • Inclusive Theatre
    • International Touring Theatre
    • Regional Theatre
    • Site Specific Theatre
    • UK Touring Theatre
    Work Permits
    • EU
    Interested in
    • Education
    • European Tour
    • Film / TV
    • Live Events
    • UK Tour
    • World Tour
    DBS checked
    • Yes
    Organisation Memberships
    • Equity
    • SBTD (UK)
    Experienced In
    • Comedy
    • Community
    • Devised
    • Drama
    • Experimental
    • Festival
    • Fringe
    • Inclusive Theatre
    • New Writing
    • Outdoor Events
    • Shakespeare
    • Tragedy