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Bronia Housman


Bronia been designing sets and costumes for theatre, opera, dance and pop music performances for 18 years. She trained in design on the Motley Theatre Design Course and has a degree in Theatre Studies from Kent University.

She teaches performance design, technical design skills and integration of technology into design practice on the MA Performance Design Course at Bristol Old Vic Theatre School. Bronia also runs the website for the Bristol Design Assembly, supporting designers based in the South-West.

Recent design includes: The Wizard of Oz (Salisbury Playhouse) Hedda (Bristol Old Vic), The Snow Queen, The Railway Children & Mrs Beeton Says (Redgrave Theatre, BOVTS), Table & The Kitchen Sink (New Vic, Newcastle-Under-Lyme), Remarkable Invisible (Theatre by the Lake, Keswick), King Arthur, The Little Match Girl & The Bird Show (The Last Baguette, touring), The Rubenstein Kiss, Amy’s View & After Miss Julie (Nottingham Play- house), Strange Blooms (Shobana Jeyasingh Dance) Imago (Glyndebourne), The Rodin Project (Sadlers Wells and touring).

Bronia was associate designer to Es Devlin for over ten years and worked on many shows — the closing ceremony of the 2012 Olympic Games, numerous operas around the world and plays for the Royal Court, Complicite and the Donmar Warehouse among many others.

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