The Society of British Theatre Designers

Staging Places: We Are The Storytellers Now - open until March 29, 2020 at V&A London

Gallery Images


Cindy Lin is a theatre designer originally from sunny Southern California. She traded her flip flops for wellies and is now based in London.

Cindy trained at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama (MA Theatre Design) and has assisted a wide range of designers, including Naomi Dawson (Kneehigh's The Tin Drum), Tom Scutt (Elegy, The Deep Blue Sea, Jesus Christ Superstar - Olivier Award winner for Best Musical Revival 2017), Vicki Mortimer (The Plough and the Stars), and Boris Kudlicka (Otello).

In addition to assisting, Cindy has designed several regional theatre productions and was a Linbury Prize finalist in 2015, short-listed for the British Council Ukraine Prize with Les Kurbas Theatre in 2015, and Royal Opera House bursary recipient in 2017.