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Sophie Jump

Designer Biography

Winner of the Gold Award for 'exceptional achievement across all categories' at World Stage Design 2013, Sophie designs for theatre and is Associate Director and designer for performance company Seven Sisters Group. Former Honorary Secretary of the Society of British Theatre Designers she is currently on the committee of the Linbury Prize for stage design. Sophie curated the exhibition When Marcel Met Motley at the V&A museum in 2008, is a freelance lecturer, and as the recipient of a Rootstein Hopkins Doctoral Bursary is currently completing her PhD on Motley and Jocelyn Herbert. Her work was selected to represent the UK at every Prague Quadrennial of performance design between 1999-2011.

Work includes: Tell Them That I Am Young and Beautiful (dir: Marcello Magni, Arcola Theatre), Uncle Vanya (dir: Helena Kaut Howson, Belgrade Studio and Arcola Theatre), Led Easy (dir: Emma Bernard, Cardboard Citizens), The Tempest (dir: Nancy Meckler, Shared Experience) and Full Moon (dir: Helena Kaut-Howson).

Work for seven sisters group includes; Like a Fish out of Water (with English National Ballet at London lidos), Atalanta (Ashmolean Museum), Asterion (V&A Museum), Salome (St Pancras Chambers), Trainstation (national and international stations), Concrete (Royal National Theatre), Ballroom (Royal Festival Hall) and The Forbidden (Royal Opera House).

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Costume at the Turn of the Century (1990 - 2015) - Moscow, Russia - - June-August 2015

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