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Lis Evans


Lis Evans

Costume Designer

As Resident Designer for the New Vic, productions include: Playhouse Creatures,  Around the World in 80 Days ( 2017 co-production with Kenny Wax Family Entertainment, Simon Friend and Royal Exchange Theatre); Dial M for Murder, Cyrano, The Snow Queen (Winner of UK Theatre Awards for Best Show for Children and Young People);The Mountaintop, Talent, Diana of Dobson’s, Robin Hood & Marian, The Hoard Festival, Dracula, Merry Wives, Around The World In Eighty Days (2014 co-production with the Royal Exchange; 2013); I Don’t Want to Set the World on Fire!, An August Bank Holiday Lark, The Hundred and One Dalmatians, Stones in His Pockets, Around the World in Eighty Days, Talking Heads, A Christmas Carol, Proof, Spring and Port Wine.

Other theatre credits include: The Canterbury Tales, Cyrano, Merry Wives, Romeo and Juliet, Vacuum, The Tempest (Northern Broadsides UK and China tour) and design, painting and making various productions in Nottingham, Manchester, Bradford, Edinburgh and London.

Lis has contributed to the National Life Stories collection for the British Library’s sound archive.

Other recent work includes: research and development with Claybody Theatre and illustration for Northern Broadsides, Birmingham Rep and private commissions.

Lis’s costume drawings are currently on display on the New Vic front-of-house lampshades.

Have you been one of our lively (very lively!) audience members celebrating Eric's 20th Anniversary Party this week…