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ABOUT

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Stella Backman is a Swedish, London based Set & Costume designer working predominantly in performing arts. Her specialisms are in accessible and physical theatre. She has also designed for period dramafamily theatre, film, and live music.

 

Stella is committed to making work that pushes the boundaries of how design can support accessibility, both for performers and audiences. For the past seven years she has designed Set & Costume for award winning theatre company ZooCo. Her work has been seen on some at the UK's most prestigious venues, including The Barbican Centre, Southbank Centre, Lyric Hammersmith and The Roundhouse, with an upcoming live music event at The O2.

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CURRENT PRODUCTIONS

2024

2024

2024

Texas

Blossoms

Sensory Cinders

Set Designer

Set Designer

Set & Costume Designer

Live Music

Live Music

Theatre

UK tour

UK tour

TBC

Mångata Collective

Mångata Collective

Concrete Youth

PAST PRODUCTIONS

2024

2024

2024

2023

2023

2023

2023

2022

2022

2022

2021

2021

2021

2020

2019

2019

2019

2018

2018

2018

Perfect Show for Rachel

Shush

Don't Worry, Be Happy

The Great

Bossy

Night Shift

Delight in the Woods

Perfect Show for Rachel

King Rodolfo

Maybe, Probably

Different Owners at Sunrise

Summer's Park Adventure

Ladies in the Van

Merry's Christmas Adventure

The Astonishing Adventures of Alfred

Elephant in the Room

Delight in the Woods

Messy

The Canterville Ghost

12 Million Volts

Set & Costume Designer

Set & Costume Designer

Set & Costume Designer

Costume  Designer

Set & Costume Designer

Set & Costume Designer

Set & Costume Designer

Set & Costume Designer

Set & Costume Designer

Set & Costume Designer

Set & Costume Designer

Set & Costume Designer

Set & Puppets Designer

Set & Costume Designer

Production Designer

Set & Costume Designer

Set & Costume Designer

Set & Costume Designer

Assistant Designer

Set & Costume Designer

Theatre

Theatre (R&D)

Theatre (R&D)

Promotional Event

Theatre

Theatre

Theatre

Theatre

Theatre

Theatre

Theatre

Theatre

Theatre

Theatre

Short film

Theatre/dance

Theatre

Theatre

Theatre

Theatre

Barbican Centre, Brighton Dome

Jackson's Lane

Jersey Arts Centre

Lionsgate+

Lyric Hammersmith, Southbank Centre

Stanley Arts

Box Hill

Barbican Centre

Pleasance Queen Dome

Old Red Lion

The Roundhouse

Deptford Park

Touring

Deptford Park

Joe & Rory Productions

Camden People's Theatre

Boxhill

Lyric Hammersmith

Southwark Playhouse

Greenwich Theatre, New Diorama

ZooCo, Improbable,

dir. Rachel O'Mahony

Tit for Tat Circus, Thimble Theatre, dir. John Wright.

Dir. John Wright

Cartwheel & Co

ZooCo, dir. Flo O'Mahony & Cherie Gordon

ZooCo, dir. Flo O'Mahony & Brian Duffy

ZooCo, dir. Flo O'Mahony

ZooCo, dir. Rachel O'Mahony

Dir. Ciaran Dowd

Dir. Lydia Parker

Dir. Flo O'Mahony

Dir. Becca Chadder

ZooCo, dir. Flo O'Mahony

Dir. Anna Fox

Dir. Joe Pearson

Dir. Lanre Malaoulu

ZooCo, dir. Flo O'Mahony

ZooCo, dir. Flo O'Mahony

Tall Stories, dir. Olivia Jacobs

The Outbound Project

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