The Society of British Theatre Designers

The Value of Design

Sophia Simensky

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  • Dog Days 1
  • The Ingenious Gentleman Don Quixote of La Mancha
  • Bernarda Alba


Sophia Simensky is a visual artist and designer, working across theatre, film and performance. She Studied Design for Performance at Wimbledon College of Art.

Upcoming shows:
Costume and props design; King Kong, at The Vaults, London. June 2017.


Stage Design
Waiting for Waiting for Godot, St James Theatre, September 2016. 
Operation Crucible, (re-stage) Sheffield Crucible Studio. 2016
Operation Crucible, Finborough. 2015
Muscavado, Theatre 503. 2015
It never Ends, Theatre 503. 2014
Don Quixote, Jacksons Lane, Touring 2014
Dog Days, Theatre 503. 2014
The Altitude Brothers, Snuffbox Theatre. 2013
The Tailor-Made Man, Arts Theatre. 2013
The Magic Flute, Riverside Studios. 2013

Costume Design
King Kong The vaults, London. 2017
The Grand Tour, Finborough, 2015
Carthage, Finborough, 2014
Lost Boy, Charring Cross Theatre. 2013
Cape Synergy Theatre Project, Unicorn Theatre. 2013

Residencies, Scholarships and Awards:
Associate Makers residency // Firstsite, Colchester. 2015/2016
Leverhulme Scholarship // Wysing Arts Centre. 2015
Research and Performance Lab at Le Plongeoir // Lyon. 2015.
Time and Space Residency // Metal Liverpool, 2014.

Offie Nomination for Best set design 2016 // Waiting for Waiting for Godot at the St James Theatre.
Offie Nomination for Best Costume Design 2014 // Events While Guarding the Bofors Gun, Finborough Theatre.