The Society of British Theatre Designers

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

Constance Villemot

Gallery Images

  • Dare to Dream
  • The Frogs: Recroaked

Biography

Constance is a set designer, prop maker, scenic artist and scenic carpenter based in London. She has a particular interest for youth theatre and did her final MA reseach on this subject trying to find a way to design for youth audiences: "Moving in and out of the frame, new approaches to designing for young people?". What she really appreciates about theatre and performance in general is the collective effort leading to a performance.

Constance recently finished her master’s degree in scenography at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, having graduated from Guildhall School of Music and Drama with a bachelor’s degree in technical theatre, specialising in design realisation. She has also completed a HND in spatial design, focussing on set design, architecture, and landscape design; and a foundation year at École Nationale Supérieure des Arts Appliqués et des Métiers d’Art – Olivier de Serres in Paris.

Her most recent credits include The Frogs: Recroaked (director Zara Walwyn, Stockwell Playhouse), Dare to Dream (director Karen Gillingham, Royal Albert Hall, Jekyll & Hyde (director Jonny Morton, Chickenshed), Made in Dagenham (director Justin Joseph, Edinburgh Fringe), The Day Dawn (director Freya Wynn-Jones, Royal Opera House), Fémur Marker (director Caroline Lena Olsson, Tamise en Scene).

Previous work includes Made in Dagenham (director Justin Joseph, Edinburgh Fringe), The Day Dawn (director Freya Wynn-Jones, Royal Opera House), Fémur Marker (director Caroline Lena Olsson, Tamise en Scene), Alice through the looking glass (Britten Sinfonia), Hunger (director Freya Wynn-Jones, Helios x English National Opera), Threads of the Past (director Freya Wynn-Jones, English National Opera), Miss Saigon (director Karen Francis, Stray Cats), Le testament de Marie (director Deborah Warner, Comedie-Française x Odeon, Theatre de l'Europe), Spring Opera Scenes (director Stephen Medcalf, Guildhall School of Music and Drama)...

Constance has also worked as a model-box assistant for a number of designers, including Dick Bird.

Constance is a member of Equity and Society of British Theatre Designers