The Society of British Theatre Designers

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Leila Kalbassi

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Leila has been the resident Design Assistant and Scenic Artist at the Dundee Rep Theatre, since 2003.
She has worked freelance as an assistant, Designer and model maker since graduating from B.O.V.T.S in 1997.
At the Rep, she also designs and takes workshops for Education & community groups, SEN and CPD.

For Dundee Rep Ensemble, she has designed : Arturo Ui, Talk To Me Like The Rain and Let Me Listen, Midsummer and Hecuba. For Rep Creative Learning : The Skelig, Discontented Winter, The Children, Land Beneath Our Feet, Twice Upon A Time, Lysistrata and Our Country's Good.

Freelance Design and Scenic Art includes : Scottish Ballet, National Theatre Scotland, Perth Theatre, CBBC, GirlGuiding UK, Glasgow Science Centre and Planet Hollywood Restaurants.
Leila started her career designing numerous productions for regional Opera.