Sophie Ruth Donaldson
Sophie studied Performance Costume at Edinburgh College of Art and has over 10 years experience working in theatre, dance, opera, film and TV. She now predominantly specialises in costume for contemporary dance and performance.
Alongside working on design projects she also teaches on the Costume Design for Performance short course at Central Saint Martins. In 2015 her work was exhibited at The Prague Quadrennial of Performance Design & Space.
Previous work includes ‘Nobody’ by Motionhouse (Peacock Theatre & International Tour), ‘Dykegeist’ by Eve Stainton (The Place), ‘Sumida River‘ by Naohiko Umewaka (Kings Place), ‘Helm’ by Theo Clinkard (Dance City & UK Tour), ‘Wild Card’ by Eve Stainton (Sadlers Wells), ‘Starchitects’ by Motionhouse (Cloud Theatre), ‘Impending’ by Florence Peake & Eve Stainton (The Place), ‘Koottam’ by Saju Hari (The Place), ‘Honey’ by Leila McMillan (The Place), ‘I’ll See It When I Belive It’ by Theo Clinkard (The Place), ‘One’ by Adam Rutherford (Birmingham Rep Theatre), ‘Breath Sounds’ by Rick Nodine (The Place), ‘Brace, Leash, Pack’ by Hannah Cameron (The Place), ‘How I Know You‘ by Hannes Langolf (The Place), ‘Cries of London’ by Lizzie Kew Ross (Trinity Laban), ‘Bound’ by Debbi Purtill (Trinity Laban), ‘3FREE’ by Adam Rutherford (Trinity Laban), ‘Quarter Past Green’ by Charles Linehan (Trinity Laban), ‘Tribes‘ (The Prague Quadrennial)
Assistant work includes: ‘Until We Stand’ by James Cousins (Designer: Sharon Coleman), ‘Grand Finale’ by Hofesh Shechter (Designer: Tom Scutt), ‘Urinetown’ by Trinity Laban (Designer: Amy Yardley), ‘Pelleas Et Melisande’, ‘Werther’, ‘Tales of Hoffmann’ by English Touring Opera (Designer: Oliver Townsend), ‘The Christians’ by The Gate Theatre (Designer: Oliver Townsend), ‘Antigone’ by The Traverse Theatre (Designer: Kat Smith), ‘Huxley’s Lab’ by Lung Ha’s & Grid Iron Theatre Company (Designer: Kat Smith)