Jamie Harrison

Designer, Illusion and Puppet Designer

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Film, TV & Theatre

Agent: Rose Cobbe
Assistant: Toby Smith

Film, TV & Theatre

Jamie is co-artistic director of award-winning theatre company Vox Motus for which he has codirected and designed all of the company’s work to date. These projects include: Dragon (Vox Motus, National Theatre of Scotland, Tianjin people’s Art Theatre, China), The Infamous Brothers Davenport (Vox Motus, Royal Lyceum), The Not-So-Fatal Death of Grandpa Fredo (Vox Motus, ATT Fife), Bright Black (Vox Motus, Platform), Slick (Vox Motus, Tron) and How to Steal a Diamond (Vox Motus).

Recent designs include: Tomorrow (Design, Vanishing Point, Brighton Festival, Cena Contemporanea, Brazil), Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (Puppet & Illusion Design, Warner brothers, Neal Street Productions) The Wheel (Illusion Design, National Theatre of Scotland), 1000 Paper Cranes (Illusion Design, Catherine Wheels), A Conversation with Carmel (Design, Barrowland Ballet), Peter Pan (Illusion Design, Barbican, National Theatre of Scotland), What We Know (Illusion Design, Traverse), The Last Witch (Magic Consultant, Edinburgh International festival), A Christmas Carol,

The Cherry Orchard and The Visit (Magic Consultant, Dundee Rep Ensemble), Mary Queen of Scots Got Her Head Chopped Off (Magic Consultant, National Theatre of Scotland), Frankenspine (Magic Consultant, Damfino, Bristol Old Vic), Pinocchio (Illusion Design, Royal Lyceum), The Wolves in the Walls (Magic/Illusion Consultant, National Theatre of Scotland, Improbable), Jerusalem (Magic consultant, West Yorkshire Playhouse, ) and A Brief History of Time (Magic consultant, Vanishing Point).

Jamie trained at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama and is a trustee of Puppet Animation Scotland and a board member of Edinburgh International Magic Festival.

Before founding Vox Motus Jamie was a professional magician, performing in 22 countries around the world.

In Development

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All The Children Are Dead

2018

Vox Motus

Theatre

ProductionCompanyNotes

Pinocchio

2017

National Theatre

Illusionist

Flight

2017

Vox Motus

co Director & Designer. World premiere at Edinburgh International Festival 2017

2016

Sonia Friedman Productions

A new play by Jack Thorne. Directed by John Tiffany.

Dragon

2015

Vox Motus

Edinburgh International Festival 2015. Nominated for 5 Critic's Awards for Theatre Scotland (inc Best Design)

Tomorrow

2015

Vanishing Point

Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2015

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

2015

Warner Brothers/Neal Street Productions

Theatre Royal Drury Lane

Tomorrow

2014

Vanishing Point, Brighton Festival and Cena Contemporanea

Designer

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

2013

Warner Brothers/Neal Street Productions

Puppet and Illusion Designer. Directed by Sam Mendes. Nominated for Best New Musical, Olivier Awards

Dragon

2013

Vox Motus, National Theatre of Scotland & Tianjin People's Art Theatre, China

UK Tour 2013, China production 2014, EIF & UK Tour 2015

The Infamous Brothers Davenport

2012

Royal Lyceum Theatre/Vox Motus

Co-Director, Designer, Costume and Illusion Designer

Further than the Furthest Thing

2012

Dundee Rep Ensemble

Magic Consultant. Directed by James Brining. Winner, Critics' Awards Theatre Scotland (Best Production)

The Wheel

2011

National Theatre of Scotland

Directed by Vicky Featherstone

1000 Paper Cranes

2011

Catherine Wheels Theatre Company

Magic Consultant. Scottish Arts Club Award

The Master and Margarita (Development)

2011

Royal National Theatre Studio

Directed by Lu Kemp

A Conversation with Carmel

2011

Barrowland Ballet

Choreographed by Natasha Gilmore

The Not-So-Fatal-Death of Grandpa Fredo

2010

Vox Motus/ATT Fife

Co-Writer, Co-Director, Designer. 2 nominations Critics' Awards for Theatre Scotland (inc. Best Design)

Olympic Festival Exhibition Road

2010

DREAM

London 2013

Peter Pan

2010

Illusion Designer. Dir: John Tiffany, Barbican, National Theatre of Scotland

What We Know

2010

Illusion Designer. Dir: Pamela Carter, Traverse Theatre

Bright Black

2009

Vox Motus/Platform

Co-Writer, Co-Director, Set & Illusion Designer. Winner, Critics' Awards Theatre Scotland (Best Technical Presentation)

The Last Witch

2009

Magic/Illusion Consultant. Dir: Dominic Hill, Edinburgh International Festival

A Christmas Carol

2009

Magic/Illusion Consultant. Dir: James Brining, Dundee Rep Ensemble (Winner, Critics' Awards Theatre Scotland (Best Production)

Cherry Orchard

2009

Magic/Illusion Consultant. Dir: Vladimir Bouchler, Dundee Rep Ensemble

Mary Queen of Scots Got Her Head Chopped Off

2008

Magic/Illusion Consultant. Dir: Alison Peebles, National Theatre of Scotland

Slick

2008

Vox Motus, Tron Theatre Company

Co-Writer, Co-Director, Designer & Puppet Designer. Winner Fringe First, nominated 3 Critics' Awards Theatre Scotland (inc Best Design). Nominate Total Theatre Award (Best Story Theatre)

Slick (Workshop Version)

2007

Vox Motus and Tron Theatre Company

Co-Writer, Co-Director, Designer & Puppet Designer

How to Steal a Diamond

2006

Vox Motus and Tron Theatre Company

Co-Writer, Co-Director and Designer

Pinocchio

2006

Illusion Designer. Directed by Mark Thompson, Royal Lyceum Theatre

The Wolves in the Walls

2006

National Theatre of Scotland/Improbable

Magic and Illusion Consultant. Dir: Vicky Featherstone & Julian Crouch. TMA - Best Show Children and Young People

Glamour

2005

Vox Motus/Citizens Theatre Company

Co-Writer, Co-Director & Set Designer

Jerusalem

2005

West Yorkshire Playhouse

Dir: John Tiffany

The Visit

2005

Dundee Rep Ensemble

Magic and Illusion Consultant. Dir: Martin Danziger

Gravel

2005

Vox Motus/Roxy Art House

Interference

2003

Vox Motus/Arches Theatre

Co-Writer, Co-Director & Designer

A Brief History of Time

2003

Magic and Illusion Consultant. Dir: Mathew Lenton, Vanishing Point