English designer Hannah Clark made her Royal Opera debut in 2016 on the world premiere of Philip Venables’s 4.48 Psychosis, directed by Ted Huffman.
Clark studied theatre design at Nottingham Trent University and the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama and now works across theatre, dance and opera. She regularly designs for Shakespeare’s Globe, credits including The Oresteia, Othello, The Taming of the Shrew, Romeo and Juliet, The God of Soho, As You Like It and A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Globe Theatre) and Thomas Tallis and The Knight of the Burning Pestle (Sam Wanamaker Playhouse). Credits elsewhere include L’incoronazione di Poppea (Opera North), Idomeneo (Garsington Opera), Queen Anne (Royal Shakespeare Company), Blink (Soho Theatre and international tour), Bank on It (Theatre-Rites/Barbican), Romeo and Juliet (Sheffield Crucible), Motor Show (Requardt & Rosenberg), Episode, Pequenas Delicias, Roadkill Café and Jammy Dodgers (Requardt and Company), And No More Shall We Part (Hampstead Theatre), Pericles (Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre), The Talented Mr Ripley and Under Milk Wood (Northampton Theatre Royal), Behud (Beyond Belief) and Gambling (Soho Theatre), Billy Wonderful (Everyman Theatre, Liverpool), Proper Clever (Liverpool Playhouse), Breakfast with Mugabe (Theatre Royal Bath), Wit, The Cracks in My Skin and Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (Royal Exchange, Manchester) and The Taming of the Shrew (Bristol Old Vic).
Clark’s awards include the 2005 Linbury Prize for The Emperor Jones (Gate Theatre).