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Jida Akil (Set and Costume Designer)

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AGENT: Jess Reid

jessica@collectiveagents.co.uk

TRAINING

BA (Hons) Performance: Design and Practice - First Class Honours

Central Saint Martins (2018 - 2021)

Lvl 4 Foundation Diploma: Architecture and Spacial Design - Distinction

Central Saint Martins (2017 - 2018)

UPCOMING PROJECTS AS SET AND COSTUME DESIGNER INCLUDE:

PAINKILLER | Dir. Toby Clarke | Theatre Royal Stratford East

FUNERAL FLOWERS | Dir. Jess Edwards | UK Tour

GIVE ME THE SUN | Dir. Majid Luke Mehdizadeh-Valoujerdy | Blue Elephant Theatre

PREVIOUS PROJECTS AS SET AND COSTUME DESIGNER INCLUDE:

HEAVY WEATHER | Dir. Poppy Rowley | Fourth Monkey Training Company

THE 4TH COUNTRY | Dir. Gabriella Bird | Park Theatre

DARLING | Dir. Scott Le Crass | The Hope Theatre

HARAMACY | Artist Residency with Commun | The Albany Deptford

COMPLICITE DO A-LEVEL DRAMA | Co-Devised for Complicte | UK Tour

SOLUS | Chor. Isaac Irvine | Platform Theatre

JUST ANOTHER SOUP CAN | Co-Devised | Platform Theatre

THROUGH THE ARCHES | Chor. Samuel Banks | Central School of Ballet

OUT! (Set Only) | Dir. Maya Ross Russell | Platform Theatre


PREVIOUS PROJECTS AS ASSOCIATE/ASSISTANT DESIGNER INCLUDE:

MIDDLE (Model Maker)| Des. Fly Davis | National Theatre

MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING | Des. Anna Fleischle | National Theatre

L'ORFEO | Des. Anna Fleischle | Weiner Staatsoper

HAMLET | Des. Anna Fleischle | Young Vic

THE COLLABORATION  | Des. Anna Fleischle | Young Vic

MY SON'S A QUEER BUT WHAT CAN YOU DO (Costume Assistant) | Dir. Luke Sheppard | Turbine Theatre

MEET YOUR NEIGHBOUR (Model Maker) | Des. Sam Wilde | Maison Foo Theatre Company

ACHIEVEMENTS

Finalist: Emerging Exhibition: Set Design

World Stage Design, 2022

Winner: #WeAreMena Film Commission

Mena Arts UK, 2021

Finalist: PQ Studio: Common Design Project

Prague Quadrennial, 2020

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Jida Akil (Set and Costume Designer)