designer - abby clarke

Abby Clarke is a Manchester-based Theatre and Performance Designer.

She trained in Performance Design at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, was nominated as ‘Best Designer’ for the The Stage Debut Awards 2019 for her design for Beauty and the Beast at Theatre by the Lake, and was a finalist in the 2017 Linbury Prize for Stage Design.

Some of Abby’s design credits include: Alphabus – Great Northern Warehouse, and Abida Parveen – The Lowry Theatre – both for Manchester International Festival 2019, Unfortunate – UK tour, SWIM, Luminosity, Our Friends in the North, Taming of the Shrew – HOME Theatre, Beauty and the Beast, co-design – Theatre by the Lake, The Witching Way – Royal Exchange, Humans At Work – Warwick Arts Centre, City Final and Retold, co-design – CET building, Belgrade Theatre, Prince Gorge – Camden People’s Theatre, Image of an Unknown Young Woman – Caird studio, H.M.S. Pinafore – Minack Theatre, Twilight Transitions and Nature’s Echo – Oval Space, Fire in the Evening – York Hall, TEDx Oxford – New Theatre, Oxford, The Furies and Living Together – Oxford Playhouse