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Rebecca Hurst

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Biography

Becky trained on The Motley Theatre Design Course and attained an MA in Communication Design (Illustration) from Central St Martins. She is a co-director of Cartoon de Salvo and is their resident designer for whom she has designed: Pub Rock, The Greek, The Ratcatcher of Hamelin, The Sunflower Plot, The Chaingang Gang, Ladies and Gentlemen, Where am I?, Meat and Two Veg and Bernie and Clive. Please see www.cartoondesalvo.com for further details of the company.

She has designed widely across the UK. Designs include Treasured (Birmingham MAC), Kes, Knives in Hens, Electra, Pomegranate, (Manchester Royal Exchange), Metamorphoses, Alice through the Looking Glass and Punchkin / Enchanter (London Bubble), Pinocchio (York Theatre Royal), Memory of Water (Watford Palace Theatre), The Real Thing (Northampton Theatre Royal), Master Harold and the Boys (Bristol New Vic Studio), Breaststrokes (Stella Duffy BAC), Measure for Measure (Cambridge Arts Theatre), Stupud F**cken Animals (Traverse), Taniko (The Queen Elizabeth Hall) and Monogamy (Riverside Studios).

She has designed productions as a visiting professional for LAMDA, Central School of Speech and Drama, Mountview Theatre School, Webber Douglas Academy, Oxford School of Drama and The London Sinfonietta Education Department.

She works widely as a Visual Artist in Education and on Creative Partnership Projects. She also designs for television and works as an Illustrator. For further details of her work please visit www.rebeccahurst.co.uk