Cleo Pettitt

18 Apr 2019

Training: B.A. (hons) Theatre Design & M.A. Scenography, U.C.E. Birmingham; Linbury Prize for Stage Design finalist, 1997.

Cleo is very happy to be designing her first show at the New Wolsey. Other shows include: in Bermuda, The Pirates of Penzance, South Pacific, The Producers, Jesus Christ Superstar, Oliver!, The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, Ragtime, Into the Woods, Dreamgirls, Cabaret, Beauty and the Beast, The Full Monty, Fiddler on the Roof and The History Boys.

Productions in Dubai include: Fame, Blood Brothers, Woman in Black, Annie, High School Musical (1 & 2), Abigail’s Party and The Sound of Music (Time Out Award: Best Musical) which transferred to Bahrain.

In Canada, the opening two seasons for the Montgomery Theatre, Prince Edward Island, with works from Wilde to Coward and Shaw.

For Anchorage Opera in Alaska: The Magic Flute, The Sound of Music and The Pirates of Penzance.

Regular designs for pantos include Watford Palace Theatre, Greenwich Theatre, Elgiva Theatre, Belgrade Theatre and Hartlepool. Nominated for best set design at the Great British Panto Awards! 2017 & 2019

Opera: The Marriage of Figaro (Lyric Hammersmith), Cosi Fan Tutte, Tosca, Christs Hospital, Horsham; Simon Boccanegra, The Merry Widow (Bloomsbury Theatre); Don Giovanni, Heaven, (Charing Cross)

Other work includes: Dracula (Everyman Cheltenham and national tour) A Christmas Carol, (Players Theatre, New York);  Missing Persons (Trafalgar Studios); Art (Theatre Royal, Bury St. Edmunds); Ladies Cage (Royal Exchange Studio, Manchester); Macbeth, Robin Hood, The Snow Queen, (Creation Theatre, Oxford); Around the World in Eighty Days (Liverpool Playhouse); Company, The Wizard of Oz, Toad of Toad Hall (Palace Theatre, Westcliff); Joyisms, Looking Glass Theatre, Off-Broadway; Hedda Gabler, (RSC Fringe).