Kate Morton
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Profile:

An enthusiastic and motivated designer with a degree in Theatre Design and fifteen years experience working in the industry in a variety of roles and organisations. Able to combine organisational skills and a creative approach to achieve results and solve problems. Also skilled in propmaking, scenic painting, graphic design and illustration. Proven communication and team-working skills. Computer literate.

Design Work includes:

For The Lawrence Batley Theatre, Huddersfield:
‘Seven Supermans’ by Rinne Groff, April 2007
‘Merlin and the Enchanted Mirror’ by Andrew Blythe and Ryan Simons, Christmas 2006
‘The Witches’ by David Wood from the book by Roald Dahl, April 2006
‘Figments of a Generation’, devised project, February 2006
‘The Magic Tree’ By Gavin Payne and Jake Lyons, Christmas 2005

For Channel Theatre Company, Ramsgate:
‘All the Queen’s Men’ by Claudia Leaf, January 1999
‘Cinderella’ by Philip Dart, December 1998
‘Alice’s Curious Adventure’ by Philip Dart, October 1998
‘Hard Times’ by Charles Dickens, January - February 1998
‘Rocket Men’ by Philip Dart, January 1998
‘Jack and the Beanstalk’ by Philip Dart, Buxton Opera House, December 1998 – Costume design and co-ordination
‘Aladdin’ by Philip Dart, Buxton Opera House, December 1997 – Costume design and co-ordination

For Salamander Theatre Company, London:
‘The Voyage to Zanzibar’ by Stephen Christopher, December 1996
‘Sticks and Stones’ by Stephen Christopher, March 1996
‘Kick’ by Stephen Christopher, March 1996
‘Ouch’ by Stephen Christopher, January 1996
‘Neila’ by Stephen Christopher, August 1995

Other:
Design Assistant, Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough, March-September 1998
National Tour of ‘The Marriage of Figaro’ for London Opera Players 2004/5
‘Sleeping Beauty’ at the Tyne Theatre, Newcastle, December 1999
Wardrobe Mistress and Costume Maker, Greencandle Dance Company, September-November 1996
‘Privates on Parade’ by Peter Nichols, Questors Theatre, April – June 1997
‘Pygmalion’ by George Bernard Shaw, The American Drama Group, January 1997
‘The Dark – A Macbeth’ by Nicholas Jonne, Theatrestorm, April – May 1996

Teaching:

Theatre Design Tutor, Wimbledon School of Art, Foundation Course
Acting Head of Design, Mountview Theatre School
Props and Mask-making Tutor, The School for the Science of Acting
Costume Design Tutor, B.Tech. Performing Arts, Ealing Tertiary College
Costume Design Tutor, ‘A’ Level Performing Arts, Greenhill Tertiary College

Prop–making and Scenepainting

‘The Emperor’s New Clothes’, Cragrats Theatre, Christmas 2006
‘A Christmas Carol’, LBT, Christmas 2004
‘Perfect Pitch’ by John Godber, Hull Truck Theatre Company. September 1998
‘Can’t Pay, Won’t Pay’ by Dario Fo, Stag Theatre, Sevenoaks. December 1996
‘Fantastic Mr. Fox’ by Roald Dahl, Stag Theatre, Sevenoaks. December 1995
‘Dracula’, Dir. Phil Wilmot, Steam Industry, Regents Park Open Air Theatre. August 1995
‘Da Wiz’, The Shaw Theatre at The Brix. December 1994
‘The Red Lights’, The Shaw Theatre at The Mermaid. November 1994
‘Hiawatha’, Dir. Ian Wooldridge, Edinburgh Royal Lyceum, November-December 1991
‘Mother Goose’, Theatre Royal, Newark, October-December 1990

Education

1989-1992 Nottingham Trent University; BA(Hons),Theatre Design.
1988-1989 Harrow College of Higher Education; Foundation Certificate of Art.

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