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Yijing Chen

SBTD Designer

Yijing Chen

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Biography

Graduate

Yijing Chen is a designer and illustrator from China, with a particular interest in stories that respond to current social issues and connect with human nature. She likes collaborating closely with creative teams to delve into ideas and explore the relationship between the audience and the performance to create a space that evokes unique emotions.

Yijing graduated from the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama with a BA in Design for Performance in 2022. She is studying for a master’s degree at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama and will graduate in July 2024. She was selected as one of the 2023 Linbury Prize Recipients.


Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown

 
   
 
   
 
   
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Role:
Set Designer
Year:
2023
Venue:
Sherman Theatre

A group of women in a tumultuous 48 hours of love, passion, and mayhem. They mentally travel between the psychological and the real world. They are dancing on the verge of a nervous breakdown. Realistic props and colourful toys form a dreamlike funfair where the real and unreal intertwine.

Credits:

Book
Jeffrey Lane
Music & Lyrics
David Yazbek
Based on the Film
Pedro Almodóvar
Director
Eva Sampson
Costume
Amy Adair
Lighting
James Blakeman
Sound
Stephen Bradley

Contact Yijing

Website: http://www.yijingchen.work
Email: yijing.iching@outlook.com
Ins: @iching_yijing


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