Lauren Connolly

  • Files

    • pdf document
  • Links

    Personal Website
    website
    Equity
    yes

Credits

YearRole / TypeName of Production / DirectorCompany / Venue
2019Set and Costume Designer, Dresser
Theatre
Capulets and Candyfloss
Peter Bradley
Royal Shakespeare Company
College Street Centre Nottingham
2019Set and Costume Designer, Set Dresser
Theatre
Riot Act
Freyja Winterson
Dark Olive and Yet Another Carnival
Luton Town Hall Council Chamber
2019Set and Costume Designer, Maker, Dresser
Theatre
The Eden Effect
Adeyinka Akinrinade
The Basement Bunch
Camden People's Theatre
2019Set and Puppet Designer, Maker
Theatre
Pinocchio / Sleeping BeautyNottingham Playhouse
Touring
2018Outdoor Festival Decor Designer
Event
Imagne Luton & Imagine Watford
Celine McKillion
Imagine / Watford Palace
2018Set and Costume Designer/Dresser
Theatre
Laced Within Our Borders
David Lloyd Laura Lloyd
Next Generation Youth Theatre
The Bear Club Luton
2018Draughtsperson
Theatre
Bing! LiveBB Live Ltd
UK Tour
2018Assistant Designer
Theatre
Die ZauberflöteMacerata Opera Festival
2017Assistant Designer/Draughtsperson
Theatre
WAKE
Graham Vick
Birmingham Opera Company
B12 Warehouse, Digbeth
2017Assistant Designer
Theatre
Eugenius! The MusicalThe Other Palace
2017Assistant Designer/Costume Supervisor
Theatre
A Teenage Opera
Julie Atherton
Youth Music Theatre UK
South Hill Park Arts Centre
2017Costume Designer/Maker
Theatre
Esu Odara - Carnival Costume
Tatiana Woolley
Nottingham Trent University
Nottingham Carnival (Tour)
2017Design Assistant/Draughstperson
Theatre
PygmalionEnglish Theatre Frankfurt
2017Set and Costume Designer
Theatre
Rise of The Shadow Stealers
Dan Ingram-Brown
Suitcase and Spectacles
Carriageworks Leeds (Yorkshire Tour)
2017Costume Assistant
Theatre
Drums of War/Soul Searchers
Graham Vick
Birmingham Opera Company
Birmingham New Street Station
2017Assistant Designer/Draughtsperson
Theatre
Honk!
Jordan Murphy
National Youth Music Theatre
Rose Theatre Kingston
2017Assistant Designer/Draughtsperson
Theatre
Breaking Up Is Hard To Do
Jordan Murphy
Upstairs at the Gatehouse
2016 - 2017Installation Assistant
Exhibition
The Illumaphnium
Michael Davis
Michael Davis
2016Design Assistant
Theatre
Hubbub: A Musical AdventureMishMash Productions
2015 - 2016Exhibition Team
Exhibition
Make/Believe
Kate Burnett (Curator)
Society of British Theatre Designers
Nottingham Trent University & The V&A Museum
2016Assistant Designer
Theatre
What I Go To School For
Steven Dexter
Youth Music Theatre UK
Theatre Royal, Brighton
2016Set Designer/Maker
Theatre
Oedipus
Martin Berry
Nottingham Lakeside Arts
Djanogly Theatre, Lakeside Arts
2014 - 2015Admissions assistant
Administrative
AdmissionsUniversity of Bedfordshire
2015Costume Designer/Wig Maker
Theatre
The School for Scandal
David Longford
Theatre Royal Nottingham
Theatre Royal, Nottingham
2014Assistant Designer
Theatre
A Chrisrmas Carol
Donnaleigh Bailey
Trent College, Nottingham
May Hall, Trent College
  • Education

    YearQualificationWhere
    2016BA (Hons) Theatre DesignNottingham Trent University
    2013General Art & Design Extended DiplomaBarnfield College, Luton

    Equipment

    I own (and can operate):
    Soldering Iron
    I can operate:
    Jigsaw, Band saw, Pillar drill

    Additional Skills

    Photoshop

    AutoCAD

    SketchUp

    Laser Cutting

    Model Making

    Model Painting

    Budget Handling

    Soldering

    Set Design

    Costume Design

    Costume Sourcing

    Costume Making

    Mould Making with Silicone

    Casting (Resin)

    Making/Construction

    Mask making

    Paper Wig Making

    Scenic Painting

    Prop Making

    Light Wiring

    Data Entry

    Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Powerpoint, Word

    Referees

    Available on request

    Industry Awards

    Birmingham Opera Prize Winner 2016

    About me

    A freelance creative designer who has worked on projects ranging from opera, carnival and musicals to installations, outdoor festivals and immersive plays. Roles include set and costume design, dresser, assistant designer, installation assistant, costume supervisor as well as AutoCAD draughtsperson and model maker.

    The ability to work individually or collaboratively across theatre and performance comes naturally to me, and the past 2 years as a graduate and freelancer has seen me explore my potential throughout the various roles I have taken on.

    I have bee fortunate enough to take my work and apply myself to some brilliant community and outreach projects as well as improve my own craft through attending events and masterclasses.

    I am confident when working and handling other designers' project work as an assistant and equally as consistent with my own design work. I hope to further develop my craft, skills and style through more opportunities in set and costume designing for productions to enable me to continue learning through each project I undertake.

  • Skills

    Languages Spoken
    • English
    Organisation Memberships
    • Equity
    • SBTD (UK)
    Years in industry
    • 1 to 3 years
    Company Experience
    • Children's Theatre
    • Circus
    • Educational Theatre
    • Exhibitions
    • Immersive Theatre
    • Inclusive Theatre
    • International Touring Theatre
    • National Theatre
    • Site Specific Theatre
    • UK Touring Theatre
    Experienced In
    • Circus
    • Community
    • Dance
    • Devised
    • Drama
    • Exhibitions
    • Festival
    • Inclusive Theatre
    • Live Events
    • Musicals
    • New Writing
    • Opera
    • Outdoor Events
    • Shakespeare
    • Tragedy
    Interested in
    • Cruises
    • European Tour
    • Film / TV
    • Live Events
    • UK Tour
    • World Tour
    DBS checked
    • Yes
    Driving Licences
    • Standard
    Industry Training
    • Working at Heights Certificate