Ellan Parry

Designer

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Below the Line

Assistant: Charlotte Edwards

Below the Line

Ellan Parry trained on the Motley Theatre Design Course and Wimbledon College of Art and is a previous winner of the Jocelyn Herbert Award for Scenography and was a finalist for the Linbury Biennial Prize.  Rotterdam won the 2017 Olivier Award for Outstanding Achievement in an Affiliate Theatre.  

A visually exciting and creative version of J M Barrie’s 19th century fantasy … a masterpiece by designer Ellan Parry – one of the show’s triumphs.
Children’s Theatre Magazine on Peter Pan

The undisputed star of the production is Ellan Parry’s magnificent design … Parry’s work alone makes the production worth watching.
The Reviews Hub on Peter Pan

In 2017 they began a PhD in gender and performance at the University of Brighton.

 

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ProductionCompanyNotes
2018

Wilton's Music Hall

Dir. Thomas Hescott
By James Graham

Theatre

ProductionCompanyNotes
2018

Shakespeare's Globe

Dir. Federay Holmes and Elle While
By William Shakespeare

2018

Shakespeare's Globe

Dir. Federay Holmes and Elle While
By William Shakespeare

2018

Gate Theatre

Dir. Ellen McDougall

2017

Arts Theatre

West End transfer

2017

59E59, New York

Transfer of Olivier Award-winning production

2016

Exeter Northcott

Dir. Paul Jepson
By J.M. Barrie

2016

Pentabus

Dir. Elizabeth Freestone

2016

Trafalgar Studios 2

Transfer of Theatre503 production
Winner of the 2017 Olivier Award for Outstanding Achievement in an Affiliate Theatre

2016

Human Zoo/Pleasance Courtyard

Dir. Florence O'Mahony

2016

LAMDA Linbury Studio

Dir. James Kerr
By Dennis Kelly

2016

LAMDA Linbury Studio

Dir. Tom Attenborough
By Richard Nelson

2015

Rio Cinema/The Big House

Dir. Maggie Norris
By Andy Day
'In the basement, amid the heating pipes and fuse boxes, a tiny cinematic wonderland has sprung up' - The Guardian
'Stunning production design by Ellan Parry' - The Stage

2015

Theatre503

Dir. Donnacadh O'Briain
By Jon Brittain
Nominated for 2015 Off-West End Award for Best Set Design and Best New Play

2015

Salisbury Playhouse

Dir. Gareth Machin
By Howard Brenton, Anders Lustgarten, Timberlake Wertenbaker & Sally Woodcock

2015

Southwark Playhouse

Dir. Russell Bolam
By Ben Musgrave

2015

Jermyn Street Theatre

Dir. Donnacadh O'Briain
By Ashley G Holloway
'The staging’s best aspect, though, is Ellan Parry’s design, which gives this tiny theatre a new in-the-round configuration and fills it atmospherically with twisted vines, dirt and weathered wood' - The Times

2015

London Children's Ballet

Dir. Lucille Briance
Choreo. Jenna Lee

2015

Nottingham Playhouse/Salisbury Playhouse

Dir. Susannah Tresilian
By Laura Wade
Regional Premiere

2015

Pentabus

Dir. Elizabeth Freestone
By Simon Longman

2014

Pentabus

Dir. Elizabeth Freestone
By Rory Mullarkey

2014

Arcola Theatre

Dir. Nicolas Kent

2013

The Theatre Chipping Norton

Dir. Caroline Leslie

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM

2013

Tooting Arts Club

Dir. Bill Buckhurst

2013

Watermill Theatre

Dir. Nancy Meckler

2012

Taunton Brewhouse

Dir. Robert Miles

OTHER HANDS

2012

Riverside Studios/UK Tour

Dir. James Bounds

WITHOUT YOU

2012

Menier Chocolate Factory

Co-designer with Timothy Bird
Dir. Steven Maler

SENSE AND SENSIBILITY

2012

Yvonne Arnaud/UK Tour

Nominated for Off-West End Award
Dir. Helen Tennison

DON JUAN COMES HOME FROM THE WAR

2012

Finborough Theatre

Nominated for Off-West End Award
Dir. Andrea Ferran

PIPPIN

2011

Menier Chocolate Factory

Associate Set Designer to Timothy Bird
Dir. Mitch Sebastian

ELECTRIC HOTEL

2010

Fuel Productions/Sadler's Wells

Costume Design
Dir. David Rosenberg

GUTTED

2010

Assembly Productions

Dir. Chris George

PLUCKER

2010

Nylon Productions/Southwark Playhouse

Costume Design
Dir. Anna G Jones

KATY BRAND'S BIG ASS LIVE SHOW

2010

Leicester Square Theatre/UK Tour

Set Design
Dir. Ed Dick

Opera

ProductionCompanyNotes
2017

Glyndebourne Opera

Dir. Lucy Bradley
Composer Lewis Murphy
Librettist Laura Attridge

2015

Brighton Early Music Festival

Dir. Susannah Waters
By Francesca Caccini
The Guardian's Top 10 Classical Concerts and Operas of 2015

2014

Spoleto Opera Festival

Associate Designer
Dir. John La Bouchardière

2013

Les Théâtres de la Ville de Luxembourg

Dir. Catherine Kontz

2013

Surrey Opera

Dir. Alexander Hargreaves

2013

Southbank Centre

Dir. Olivia Fuchs

2013

British Youth Opera

Dir. Martin Lloyd-Evans

2013

University College Opera

Costume Design
Dir. Jamie Hayes

AUTUMN OPERA SCENES

2012

Guildhall School of Music and Drama

Dir. Martin Lloyd-Evans

GREAT EXPECTATIONS

2012

Royal College of Music

Dir. Bill Bankes Jones

THE FAIRY QUEEN

2011

Brighton Theatre Royal/Brighton Early Music Festival

Dir. Susannah Waters

CARMEN

2011

Sadler's Wells

Community Project
Dir. James Hurley

THE MAGIC FLUTE

2010

City Music Services, Glyndebourne

Community Project
Dir. Andrew Leveson

ALBERT HERRING

2010

Trinity-Laban

Dir. Bill Bankes Jones

GIUSTINO

2009

Trinity-Laban

Dir. Olivia Fuchs

CARMEN

2007

Blackheath Opera

Dir. Bill Bankes Jones

LES DIALOGUES DES CARMELITES

2007

Trinity-Laban

Dir. Bill Bankes Jones