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Amy Yardley

Amy Yardley

Lecturer in Design
Academic school:
Job title:
Lecturer in Design
Higher qualifications:

BA (University of Leeds), MA (Bristol Old Vic Theatre School)

Professional organisations:
The Society of British Theatre Designers


Amy works across the spectrum of theatre practice; designing large and small scale productions, creative learning projects, tours, site-specific and open air theatre.

Prior to training as a Set and Costume Designer at Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, she toured extensively as a Stage Manager, working with John Godber at Hull Truck and Toby Wilsher at Trestle. She travelled as a designer/DSM to Georgia and Italy with Gari Jones’ Mercury show ‘Wretch’ and spent a year as Practitioner in Residence at an International School in Thailand.  Recent collaborations include: Southampton Nuffield, Colchester Mercury, Hull Truck, Creation, Red Ladder, Headlong, Foursight, Arcola, The Yard, Tangle International, East 15 Theatre School, Tamasha and Birmingham Rep. She was nominated for an 'off west end' best set design award for I am a Camera (Rosemary Branch).