John Gabriel Borkman


John Gabriel Borkman

Sara Perks


Sara holds an Edinburgh Fringe First; The John Elvery Theatre Design Award and a Vision Design (Costume) Award from the BBC. She has recently been nominated for both Broadway World Awards (Set Design, and Costume Design) and a What’s On Stage Award (Set Design) for American Idiot.

As Associate Designer with English Touring credits include: The York Realist (UK Tour and West End); King Lear (The Old Vic), Romeo and Juliet (National Tour and Hong Kong Arts Festival). Other credits for ETT include: Eden End.

As Associate Artist at Mercury Theatre, Colchester credits include: Saturday Night & Sunday Morning, Quadrophenia; Pink Floyd's The Wall; Depot and Journey's End. 

Current projects include: Green Day's American Idiot, (National Tour) and Private Lives (Mercury Theatre, Colchester).

Theatre credits include: Any Means Necessary (Nottingham Playhouse); Footloose (UK Tour); costume design for The Snow Queen ( Royal & Derngate); Blood (Tamasha); the first UK production of Dancehall (CAST) How to Breathe (Nottingham Playhouse); Betty Blue Eyes, (co-production between Mercury, West Yorkshire Playhouse, Liverpool Theatres and Salisbury Playhouse),The Glee Club,(CAST, Doncaster); Hello Dolly!, GypsyHot Stuff! (Curve, Leicester) and  The King and I (Curve and National Tour); Tennesse William's Spring Storm in rep with Eugene O'Neill's Beyond the Horizon( National Theatre and Royal & Derngate); Wind In The Willows , Alice In Wonderland and The Wizard of Oz (Royal & Derngate); Neil La Bute's Helter Skelter/Land of The Dead/ The Furies ( touring for The Bush and Dialogue); Forgotten Things and Ugly (Red Ladder); The Ring Cycle Plays (Scoop, London); Treasure island ( Derby Playhouse); The Elixir of Love  (Grange Park Opera, co-design);Return To The Forbidden Planet (national tour); Dead Funny (Oldham and National Tour); The Crypt Project (site specific at St Andrews Church, London for Sincera); The Ladykillers (Exeter Northcott Theatre); and Union Street (Plymouth Theatre Royal's millennium project). She also designed the original and several subsequent productions of the cult space-rock musical Saucy Jack and The Space Vixens.

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