The Society of British Theatre Designers

Staging Places: UK Design for Performance 2015-2019 (Image: Performing Architects)

Ana Ines Jabares-Pita

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In her short career, Ana Inés Jabares-Pita, has earned two stage design awards. The first one came in 2013 for her design for Sappho… in 9 Fragments, Best Set Design Award at the Fringe Theatre Festival in Ottawa. The second one was also in 2013, when she won the most prestigious UK Stage Design award for emerging designers, The Linbury Prize. She was announced as the Overall winner for her design proposal of The Driver's Seat for The National Theatre of Scotland. It was premiered in 2015 with great reviews, in this occasion Ana Inés designed set, costume and video. Her work crosses a range of genres: opera, ballet, theatre, installation and film. She also have an extensive grounding in music which make her became interested in sound as part of the scenography.

In 2014 she became part of The Gate Theatre’s Jerwood Young Designers. Her work Idomeneus (Gate Theatre) has been selected by the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, to become part of their archive. It was also one of the 10 best theatre productions of 2014 by Lyn Gardner, The Guardian. Her work for DOMESTICA (Sleepwalk Collective) and 9 Fragments represented Spain in the Prague Quadrennial of Scenography 2015. Some of her most recent work includes, The Echo Chamber (Young Vic Theatre), LeLa & Co (Royal Court Theatre), Another Love (Winner of Best International Short Film at Marbella Film Festival, Spain & Visione Corte Film Festival in Italy). Recently she has received the Spirit of Dundee Award, for her costume design, IGNIS, at Dundee Weareable Art Competition. She has been selected in the Design category to represent Spanish Talent in the campaign "Hechos de Talento" in more than 15 countries all over the world.