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Garance Marneur

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  • Romeo and Juliet
  • Orphans


Garance Marneur studied fine art in Paris and went on to graduate in Design for Performance from Central Saint Martins in London.

She designs set & costume for both Theatre, Dance and Opera including most recently "The Chairs" for Theatre Royal Bath, "My Arm"/ "What Would Judas Do?"/ "A Prayer" and "Tonight David Ireland Will Lecture Dance and Box" for Greyscale, a national tour of "Huck", "Romeo and Juliet" at StadtTheater Bern (Ballet-Switzerland), multi award winning "Orphans" at the Traverse in Edinburgh, Birmingham Rep and Soho Theatre, "Gagarin Way" for Theatre Royal Bath, "Turandot" (winning design of the Linbury Prize for Stage Design) at the Hampstead Theatre, "Romeo and Juliet" at the National Theatre Studio, "Gianni Schicchi“ conducted by Valery Gergiev at the Mariinsky Theatre (Opera- St Petersburg), "Dirty Butterfly" at the Young Vic and "I Am Falling" at the Gate Theatre and Sadler’s Wells (nominated for a South Bank Show Award).

She is currently working on a new project with San Francisco based choreographer Ben Levy for Scottish Dance Theatre and "Herding Cats" for Theatre Royal Bath.

Garance Marneur was the 2007 overall winner of the Linbury Biennial Prize for Stage Design held at the National Theatre in London.