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  • The Merchant of Venice

Biography

Roma comes from a traditional theatre design background but the increase in access to digital technology in recent years has had a profound impacted on her work and ideas. She is mostly involved in the designing of sets and projection for theatre and collaborative digital art installations. Her interest in the digital economy lies in the potential development of digital tools that can be adopted in the fields of theatre.

She trained at Wimbledon School of Art and went on to complete an MA in Scenography at Birmingham Institute of Art and Design. She has designed sets and projections for Theatre companies in UK, Ireland and Netherlands since 1998. She is a committee member of the society of British Theatre Designers and her work has been exhibited internationally at the Prague Quadrennial, International Exhibition of Scenography and Theatre Architecture in 2007 and at a national exhibition for Theatre Design, 'Collaborators' at V&A in 2008.

She was one of a team of London International Festival of Theatre international associates who are central to the development of the 'The Lift' a mobile venue and meeting place. contributing to its design, protocols and programme for lift festival 2008.
Her most recent design include sets for, 'Romeo in the City' (2007) for The Theatre Centre, site specific production of 'The Tempest' (2006) and 'The Merchant of Venice' (2005) for Corcadorca Theatre Company, Cork; 'A Hip Hopstory' for Kompany Malakhi, Bristol (2006). Other work includes stage projections for 'Merlin and the cave of dreams' and 'The Real Thing' for Manchester Library Theatre (2005), Theater aan de Ijssel, Zwolle, Netherlands (2002). 'The Living Image' a 3D interactive installation for LIFT & the Dana Centre, London Science Museum (2004) in collaboration with two other artist and art direction and computer film visualisations for Desperate Optimists (2005).