The Society of British Theatre Designers

Staging Places: We Are The Storytellers Now - open until March 13, 2020 at V&A London

Sophia Lovell Smith

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Sophia has recently designed "Blackberry Trout Face" (20 Stories High, Liverpool) working with director: Julia Samuels, "Collision" (Hackney Empire, London), "Space Hoppers" (Tell Tale Hearts) and for A New Direction (Creative Partnewrships), their launch event for AND's new name and profile. In 2010 Sophia is designing a portable theatre, a "Wooden O" for Northumberland Heath Primary School and working again with Artemis Theatre Company.

In 2008 Sophia returned again to Theatre By The Lake, Keswick to design their studio season - The Caretaker, Bogus Woman and The Lonesome West, working with directors: Sarah Punshon, Zoe Waterman and Stefan Escreet.

Her work includes "Jemima Puddle Duck & her Friends" (Unicorn/dir:Tony Graham), "Little India" (Trestle/dir:Emily Gray), "The Flower Girls" (Graeae/dir:Jenny Sealey), "Handa's Surprise" (Little Angel Theatre), "Marat Sade", "Hot Mikado" & many others (Mountview Academy), "Master Juba" (GLYPT), "Beneath the Waves" (Tell Tale Hearts) and "Pods" at Jubilee School, Hackney (AND/Creative Partnerships).

In the past Sophia has also worked many times with ENO (Baylis Programme), M6, Unicorn Theatre, Pop Up, Tam Tam, AND, Quicksilver and Theatre by the Lake, Keswick.