Verity Quinn

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Verity Quinn

Film, TV & Theatre

Agent: Giles Smart
Associate Agent: Jennifer Thomas

Film, TV & Theatre

Verity is a theatre designer and maker based in London.

She has a background in visual theatre and puppetry, installation and site specific performance.  She has designed extensively on theatre for young audiences.

Verity founded and co-ran the design-led theatre company, Left Luggage Theatre from 2007 – 2011 and she currently co-runs the visual theatre company Club Adelphi who are Associate Artists at ARC, Stockton.

Verity's design for ALPHA BETA was nominated for Best Set Design at the Offies 2016. 

 

In Development

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Theatre Rites

As designer. Dir. Sue Buckmaster & Keith Saha

OFF THE GRID

2018

Half Moon

An immersive new play by David Lane

Theatre

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3 WINTERS

2018

RADA

By Tena Štivičić
Dir. Eleanor Rhode

MASTERPIECES

2018

Papercut Theatre / Finborough Theatre

Written by Sarah Daniels;
Directed by Melissa Dunne

CHOCOLATE CAKE

2018

Polka

By Michael Rosen
Adapted by Peter Glanville and Barb Jungr
Directed by Peter Glanville

SEE-SAW

2018

Unicorn

2018

Eastern Angles

Writer: Beth Flintoff
Director: Hal Chambers

MUCKERS (DEVELOPMENT)

2018

Theatre Madrid / Bath Theatre Royal / Oxford Playhouse

As set and costume designer
Director: Jose Troncoso

HOW TO WIN AGAINST HISTORY

2017

Aine Flanagan / Young Vic

Revival of 2016 show

LAIKA

2017

Unicorn

THE BABY SHOW

2017

Unicorn

WHAT ONCE WAS OURS

2017

Zest Theatre / Half Moon

Tour

THE BORROWERS

2017

Polka

A Play by Charles Way
Based on the book by Mary Norton
Directed by Lee Lyford

UNDER THE RAINBOW

2017

Polka

2017 Revival in main Polka theatre
Written and Directed by Peter Glanville

VINEGAR TOM

2017

RADA

By Caryl Churchill

SHAKESPEARE SEASON

2016

Wimbledon WCTT

BEASTY BABY

2016

Theatre Rites

DAME NATURE - THE MAGNIFICENT BEARDED LADY

2016

Havoc Theatre Company

HOW TO WIN AGAINST HISTORY

2016

Aine Flanagan Productions

MRS ARMITAGE AND THE BIG WAVE

2016

Ga Ga Theatre

GETTING DRESSED

2016

Second Hand Dance

SEPTIMUS BEAN AND HIS AMAZING MACHINE

2016

Unicorn Theatre

Based on the book by Janet Quin-Harkin, adapted by Adam Peck
Dir. Cressida Brown

UNDER THE RAINBOW

2016

Polka Theatre

Written and Directed by Peter Glanville

GARGANTUA

2016

New Wimbledon Young Company

Dir. Stuart Barter

BIG WOW

2016

Half Moon Theatre & Justin Coe

Dir. Chris Elwell

ONCE UPON A CHRISTMAS

2015

Unicorn Theatre

Devised by the company
Dir. Malachy Orozco

HOLY MACKEREL

2015

Eastern Angles & Shanty Theatre Company

By Harry Long
Dir. Tim Bell

BEASTY BABY

2015

Polka Theatre & Theatre Rites

Dir. Sue Buckmaster

ALPHA BETA

2015

Finborough Theatre

By Ted Whitehead
Dir. Purni Morell
*Nominated for Best Set Design at the Offies (Off West End Theatre Awards)

UNDER THE MICROSCOPE

2015

Club Adelphi

By Laura Lindow
R&D in various venues, site specific around Shoreditch
Dir. Felix Mortimer

FREE

2014

Half Moon Theatre & Touring

By David Lane
Dir. Chris Elwell

SELFIE

2014

National Youth Theatre, Amabassadors Theatre

Dir. Paul Roseby

PRIVATE PEACEFUL

2014

National Youth Theatre, Amabassadors Theatre

Dir. Paul Hart

SEESAW

2014

Unicorn Theatre

By Stewart Melton
Dir. Sarah Argent

WHEN I THINK ABOUT THE UNIVERSE I LAUGH FOR NO REASON

2014

Unicorn Theatre

Created by the Young Company
Dir. Ellen Edwin-Scott and Emma Higham

COMMONWEALTH GAMES ATHLETES VILLAGE OPENING AND WELCOMING CEREMONIES

2014

National Youth Theatre

Dir. Kane Husbands and Richard Weinman

DORA

2013

Unicorn Theatre

Adapted from story by Helen East
Dir. Purni Morell

THE TRIAL

2013

Retz

Adapted from Franz Kafka’s The Trial
Site specific around Shoreditch
Dir. Felix Mortimer

HEARTBREAK SOUP

2012

The Empty Space/ UK Tour

Written & Directed by Laura Lindow
Has toured nationally 3 years in a row

JACK AND THE BEANSTALK

2012

Dance City, Newcastle upon Tyne

By Laura Lindow
Dir. Rosie Kellagher

BLUE BOY

2012

New Writing North/Northern Stage

By Margaret Wilkinson
Dir. Tess Denman-Cleaver

AMAZING GRACE

2012

Wisecrack Productions and Gala Theatre, Durham

By Trevor Woods and Ed Waugh
Dir. Emma Roxburgh

THE GIRLS FROM POPPYFIELD CLOSE

2011

Live Theatre, Newcastle

By Alison Carr
Dir. Rosie Kellagher

HOMING IN

2010

The Sage Gateshead

By Ian McMillian
Composed by Luke Carver-Goss
Dir. Debbie Little

APPLES

2010

Northern Stage and Company of Angels

By Richard Milward, adapted for stage by John Retallack
Dir. John Retallack

NURSING LIVES

2010

Vamos Theatre/ UK Tour

By Rachel Savage and Vamos Theatre
Dir. Amanda Wilsher

INSTALLATIONS & EXHIBITIONS

LOVE IS IN THE AIR

2012

Artichoke

Intents Schools Project - Part of Peace
Camp national exhibition
by Fiona Shaw and Deborah Warner

A CANNY JUBILEE! (2012)/ TYNE OF OUR LIVES! (2011)

Newcastle City Council

Co Designer & maker
Interactive and beautifully designed popup photobooths commissioned for Newcastle City Council's Jubilee celebrations and Bridges Festival respectively

DIAMOND JUBILEE EXHIBITION

2012

Sunderland Council

Co-Designer & maker
Held in 7 x 15msq temporary marquees at Sunderland Port, an immersive and interactive exhibition chronicling the life
of Sunderland since the Coronation.

AD ASTRA PER ASPERA - THROUGH HARDSHIP TO THE STARS

2011

Artichoke/Newcastle Gateshead Initiative

Mining banners woven with light,
suspended in the streets above Durham
Commissioned with Bethan Maddocks
Part of Lumiere 2011

STRANGER PLACES (2008) / THE STORY TREE (2010)

Enchanted Parks / Left Luggage Theatre

Commissions for Enchanted Parks with Molly Barrett and Left Luggage Theatre respectively
Night time installations in a Victorian park in Gateshead, featuring automata, hand knitted electro-luminescent wire, soundscape and 200 jars filled with light and fairy stories.