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Jean Chan

Jean Chan studied at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama. Graduating in 2008 with a BA Hons Degree in Theatre Design. She went on to work as a resident designer, part of the Royal Shakespeare Company’s Trainee Design Programme 2008-09. In 2009 she won the Linbury Prize for Stage Design.

Current productions: ‘‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ and ‘Twelfth
Night’ (Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre, London), ‘Reason You Should(n’t) Love Me’ (Kiln Theatre), ‘Red Riding Hood’ (Theatre Royal Stratford East).

Designs include: ‘Open Mic’ (ETT/ Soho Theatre), ’Wild Goose’,‘Plastic’ (Theatre Royal Bath); ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ (Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre, London); ‘Much Ado About Nothing’(Shakespeare at the Tobacco Factory) ‘LaCalisto’ (Longborough Opera Festival) ’This Girl Laughs This Girl Cries This Girl Does Nothing’ (Stellar Quines, Scottish tour); ‘The Hired Man’(Queen’s Theatre, Hornchurch) ’Dick Whittington’ and ‘Jack and the Beanstalk’ (Lyric Hammersmith); ‘Plastic’(Ustinov, Bath Theatre Royal); ’Working’, ’The Hairy Ape’, ‘The Irish Giant’; ‘The Seagull’ (Southwark Playhouse); ‘Ticking’ (Trafalgar Studios, London); ‘The Witches’, ‘James and the Giant Peach’, ‘The BFG’ (Dundee Rep); ‘Jumpy’, ‘Hedda Gabler’ (The Royal Lyceum, Edinburgh); ‘The Season Ticket’ (Pilot Theatre and Northern Stage); ‘Cyrano De Bergerac’ (The Royal & Derngate and Northern Stage); ‘Mother Courage’, ‘Bordergames’, ‘Tonypandemonium’ (National Theatre Wales);


Costume Designs include: ‘Knights’ Tale (Toho Theatre, Japan); ’The Grinning
Man’ (Trafalgar Studios and Bristol Old Vic); ‘Aladdin’ (Lyric Hammersmith); ‘Lionboy’ (Complicite).


Associate Designs include: ‘Les Liaisons Dangereuses’ (Theatre Cocoon, Japan); ‘The James Plays’ (National Theatre Scotland and Great Britain); ‘Lionboy’ (Complicite); ‘Five Guys Named Moe’ (Underbelly and Theatre Royal Stratford East); ‘Monsters’ (Arcola Theatre).

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