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Sally Hardcastle

Designer for Performance
07741462503 ◦ s.r.hardcastle@gmail.com ◦ sallyhardcastle.com

“Sally did a fantastic Job. She showed creativity and initiative [...] and worked with passion and commitment.
I have no fear about Sally’s future. She will be an asset for any future employers."
                                                                                 
                                                                                                       -Takis

Skills
Set and costume design ◦ Model making ◦ AutoCAD ◦ SketchUp ◦ Costume making ◦ Hand and machine sewing ◦ Puppet making ◦ Prop making ◦ Design research ◦ Prop and costume sourcing ◦ Basic construction ◦ ASM ◦ Managing teams, volunteers & assistants ◦  Facilitation ◦ Engaging community participants ◦ Working with young people aged 4-18 ◦ DBS ◦ Level 2 BSL ◦ Excellent organisational skills ◦ Full UK Driving Licence

 

Experience

Designer - Femme Fatale Dir. Nathan Evans, Omnibus Theatre Clapham + regional tour - Aug - Oct 2019
Designer - Macbeth the Musical Dir. Chuma Emembolu, White Bear - Aug 2019
Designer - Illusions of Liberty Dir. Lorna Wells, King’s Head - Jul 2019
Designer - Hot House (R&D)- Dir. Georgia Hardcastle, Norwich Garage, The Bedford, Crossrail Place Roof Garden - Jun-Sep 2019
Designer - Alice In Wonderland Dir. Jonathan Kaufman, Mayow Park, Sydenham  -  Jul 2019
Designer - As We Unravel - Dir. Sassy Clyde, Bread and Roses Theatre - May 2019
Designer - Eye of Day: The Mata Hari Story - Dir. Jonathan Kaufman, Sydenham Centre - Apr 2019
Designer - Anansi The Spider: Jamaican Superhero - Dir. Hjalmar Nordén, Sydenham Centre - Mar 2019
Designer - Footprints In The Snow  - Wind Song Theatre Discovery Centre Winchester - Dec 2018
Designer - King Arthur (Opera) - Dir. Julie Osman, Merton Arts Space - Nov 2018
Designer - Three Little Pigs Go West - Dir. Jonathan Kaufman, Sydenham Centre - Sep 2018
Designer/Producer - Fleeced  Dir. Georgia Hardcastle, The Bread and Roses Theatre & The Space - Aug 2018
Designer - 12 Dir. Helen Stanley, Lewisham Youth Theatre, Broadway Theatre - Jul 2018                                                       
Designer - The Buzz  . Velenzia Spearpoint, Bread and Roses Theatre - Apr-May 2018
Designer - Fools  Dir. Annekoos Arlman & Sheryl Malcolm, Lewisham Youth Theatre, Broadway Theatre - Mar-Apr 2018                
Designer - The Balcony Dir. Velenzia Spearpoint, Bread and Roses Theatre - Nov-Dec 2017
Designer - The Bacchanals, Dir. Phoebe Ladenburg, Etcetera Theatre - Nov 2017
Designer - The Black Eye Club, Dir. Tessa Hart, Bread and Roses Theatre - Oct-Nov 2017
Designer - Women of Kent , Dir. Alison Mead, Elliot Huxtable, Ilona Kent, Arden Theatre and Whitstable Teagardens - Jun + Jul 2017
Designer - Four thieves’ Vinegar , Dir. Adam Bambrough, Barons Court Theatre - Mar 2017
Designer - Barefoot Gen , Dir. Suzanne Gorman, Rose Bruford College - Feb 2017
Designer - Politic Man , Dir. Alison Mead, Ugly Duck Bermondsey + tour - Dec 2016 + Jan 2017
Design & Creative Programme Team - Just So Festival  - Design co-ordinator Rowan Hoban, Rode Hall  -  Aug 2015 + 2016
Designer - Gargantua (NT Connections), Dir. Chris Bocking & Liam Noble, Redbridge Drama Centre, Theatre Royal Stratford & National Theatre Olivier Stage - Mar, May + Jul 2016
Designer - The Blue Hour: City Sketches (RBC Production) Dir. Steve Dykes, Lamorbey House  -  Apr 2016
Designer - 13 (RBC Production) Dir. Tim Luscombe, Stratford Circus  -  Feb 2016
Designer - Look at Me, Dir. Marie Vickers, London Bubble Young Theatre Makers - Dec 2015
Design facilitator - Faces in the Crowd, Dir. Danielle Mcilvern, The Space  -  Dec 2015
Designer - One Way Pendulum (RBC Production) - Dir. Johnathan Parkins, Rose Bruford College  -  Jun 2015



Design Assistant to Naomi Dawson - The Woods, The Convert, Frau Ohne Schatten  -  Jul 2018 - Present
Design Assistant to Moi Tran - Dear Elizabeth  Dir. Ellen McDougall, Gate Theatre - Jan 2019
Design Assistant to Takis - The little Mermaid, In The Heights, Oliver, Various others  - Nov 2014 - Present
Design Assistant to Hannah Wolfe - Victoria’s Knickers  Dir. Ned Bennett, Soho Theatre - Oct 2018 - Present
Design Curator  -  PRIMARY - Dir. Johnathan Petherbridge, London Bubble Jan-Mar 2018
Design Assistant  -  The Tempest - Dir. Simon Usher, The Print Room  -  Nov 2016
Design Assistant/ASM/Dresser -  The Greater Game - Dir. Tilly Vosburgh, Southwark Playhouse - Aug 2016
Design Assistant to Florence Watts - The Awakening - Dir. Madelaine Moore, The Brockley Jack  -  Aug 2016
Design Assistant to Jamie Vartan – La Boheme   -  Mar/Apr 2015
Set and Costume Assistant - Vernon God Little - Dir. Katherine Timms, The Space -Mar 2015
Design Assistant to Gary McCann - Macbeth  -  Dec 2014
Design assistant to Charlie Cridlan  -  Nov 2014



Build Team Volunteer (painting/construction) - Timber Festival - Design co-ordinator Rowan Hoban, National Forest  -  Jul 2018 + 2019
Creative Volunteer (Set dressing, exhibition facilitating) - Oblique Arts - Volunteer co-ordinator Sarah Steenhorst - Tate Modern + Cambridge Folk Festival  -  Jun-Aug 2019
Scenic painter - Charting the Mayflower - Dir. Johnathan Petherbridge, London Bubble May 2019
Costume Assistant - Don Giovanni (RAO) Dir. Christopher Cowell, Round Chapel - Nov 2017
Workshop assistant - NK Textiles  -  Lion King, Mary Poppins, various  -  2014 - 2017
Stage Manager  -  Story Box Circus  (Celebration) with Upswing - Nov 2016
Costume maker - Frontline Heroines - Dir. Chris Bocking, Redbridge Drama Centre  - 2014
Costume assistant - Pope Joan - Dir. Paul Hart, NYT at St James’s Piccadilly  -  Aug 2013
Sewing room assistant - Sands Films  -  Feb 2013



Education
2013-2016  -  BA(Hons) Theatre Design  at Rose Bruford College of Theatre and Performance
2011-2013  -  A-Levels in Art-Textiles, Music and Business at St. Edwards C of E Sixth Form 
1995-2011  -  Home-Educated


Sally has dual British and New Zealand citizenship

 

 

Referee 1:  Pip Nash
Programme Director, BA(Hons) Theatre Design
Rose Bruford College, Burnt Oak Ln, Sidcup,
DA15 9DF
pip.nash@bruford.ac.uk ◦ +44(0)7747173441

 

Referee 2:  Takis
Performance Designer
email@takis.info◦ 07810 07175