English designer Hannah Clark made her Royal Opera debut in 2016 with the world premiere of Philip Venables’s 4.48 Psychosis at Lyric Hammersmith. In the 2018/19 Season she designs Berenice in the Linbury Theatre for the Company.
Clark studied theatre design at Nottingham Trent University and the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama. She regularly designs for Shakespeare’s Globe, where her work includes designs for Eyam, The Oresteia, Othello, The Taming of the Shrew, Romeo and Juliet, The God of Soho, A Midsummer Night’s Dream and As You Like It, and (for director Adele Thomas) The Knight of the Burning Pestle and Thomas Tallis in the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse. Other selected credits include Queen Anne (RSC and Theatre Royal Haymarket), Blink (Soho Theatre and international tour), Bank on It (Theatre Rites, Barbican), Romeo and Juliet (Sheffield Crucible), And No More Shall We Part (Hampstead Theatre), Pericles (Regents Park Open Air Theatre), The Boy on the Swing, Thyestes and Light Shining in Buckinghamshire (Arcola), and Wit, The Cracks In My Skin and Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf (Manchester Royal Exchange). She has designed several productions for the dance company Requardt & Rosenberg.
Clark’s opera credits include Idomeneo for Garsington Opera, Così fan tutte for Northern Ireland Opera, and L’incoronazione di Poppea, Suor Angelica, Un ballo in maschera, Silent Night and costumes for Osud, Trouble in Tahiti and L’Enfant et les sortilèges for Opera North.