Set & Costume Designer

Amy Jane Cook

Selected credits

  • JellyfishBush Theatre
  • You Stupid Darkness Paines Plough / Theatre Royal Plymouth
  • The Funeral DirectorSouthwark Playhouse/UK Tour
  • ConstellationsThe Other Room
  • The Rise and Fall of Little VoiceTheatr Clwyd

About

Amy is a set and costume designer working in theatre and performance.  She trained on the prestigious Motley course.

Amy’s designs were nominated for three Off West End  Best Set Design Awards in 2018 for Jellyfish(Bush Theatre), Not Talking (Arcola Theatre) and The Funeral Director (Southwark Playhouse/UK Tour). She was the winner of Best Design at the Wales Theatre Awards 2017 for Constellation Street directed by Chelsey Gillard and Dan Jones for The Other Room, Cardiff.

Upcoming productions include Absurd Person Singular (Watford Palace Theatre), You Stupid Darkness (Paines Plough/UK Tour), Wave Me Goodbye (Clwyd Theatre) and The Importance of Being Earnest (Watermill Theatre).

Featured work

You Stupid Darkness

Paines Plough / Theatre Royal Plymouth
Writer: Sam Steiner
Director: James Grieve
Lighting Design: Peter Small
Sound Design: Dominic Kennedy
Movement: Annie-Lunnette Deakin-Foster
Photo: Matt Austin

“Outside, the natural world erodes, with Amy Jane Cook’s design dipping tungsten lights into a fizzing blood-red state of emergency.”
The Guardian ****

Jellyfish

Bush Theatre
Writer: Ben Weatherall
Director: Tim Hoare
Lighting Design: Jamie Platt
Producer: Mark Cartwright
Photo: Sam Taylor & Amy Jane Cook

“Amy Jane Cook’s stage design is used to stunning effect ….. The set – a pier, some fairground lights, an imagined sea tipping off stage – exquisitely captures the faded glory of Skegness.”  
The Guardian

Not Talking

Arcola Theatre
Writer: Mike Bartlett
Director: James Hillier
Lighting Design: Zoe Spurr
Photo: Amy Jane Cook and Lidia Crisafulli

“It’s especially striking to have the performers play live on the echoing upright piano that takes centre stage in Amy Jane Cook’s spare and carefully crafted set.”
Whatsonstage ****

The Rise and Fall of Little Voice

Theatr Clwyd
Director: Kate Wasserberg
Lighting Design: Nick Holdridge
Photo: Manuel Harlan

With Amy Cooks bold and brash costume designs, the characters feel like a very vivid memory of a time just on the outskirts of memory…. The set design has real streak of genius transforming from the Hoff household to Mr. Boo’s club”
The Reviews Hub ****

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