Alyson Cummins

2007 LINBURY PRIZE FINALIST

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Selected Portfolio
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Designs for stage include, Our New Girl (Gate Theatre), Medea (Gate Theatre), The Tale of Little Bevan (Pentabus), Last Orders at the Dockside (Abbey Theatre), L’Arlesiana (Opera Holland Park), Midsummer (Project Arts Centre/Eoin Kilkenny), Iolanta & L’Enfant et les Sortilèges (Royal Academy of Music), Thick As Thieves (Clean Break & Theatr Clwyd), The Lion in Winter (English Theatre Frankfurt), Così fan Tutte (Opera Holland Park), Tosca (Icelandic Opera), Gulliver’s Travels (YMT / Lyric Belfast), Sinners (Lyric Belfast), Jacques Brel Is Alive and Well and Living In Paris (Gate Theatre Dublin), The Nativity & The Gingerbread Mix-Up (Lyric Belfast), The Nest (Lyric Belfast/Young Vic), Quietly (Abbey Theatre/Irish Rep /Public Theater NY), Fabric – Edinburgh Fringe First Award (Robin Rayner/Marlowe Theatre), Macbeth (Iford Arts), This Lime Tree Bower (Project Arts Centre/Eoin Kilkenny), The Lighthouse (ROH Linbury Studio), The Night Alive (DTF/Lyric Belfast), I Know All The Secrets In My World (Tiata Fahodzi), Pentecost (Lyric Belfast) – Best Set Design, Irish Times Theatre Award 2015, Mixed Marriage (Lyric Belfast), Heartbreak House, The Risen People, Quietly, Perve and No Escape (Abbey Theatre), Be Infants in Evil (Druid), Summertime (Tinderbox), It’s A Family Affair (Sherman Cymru), Before It Rains (Bristol Old Vic and Sherman Cymru), Pornography (Waking Exploits), How The World Began (Arcola Theatre/Tom Atkins), Hamlet (Second Age), Colleen Bawn (Project/ Civic/Bedrock)

Upcoming designs include: Così Fan Tutte (Royal Academy of Music); Volcano (Attic Projects); House (Ark Theatre).

Alyson studied Architecture at University College of Dublin and trained at Motley. She was a finalist in the Linbury biennial prize for stage design in 2007.