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Sophie Jump

Sophie Jump PictureSophie designs for theatre and is Associate Director and designer for performance company seven sisters group, who are well known for their site-specific work. Former Joint Honorary Secretary of the Society of British Theatre Designers, she is co-editor of the SBTD journal, and co-editor of their latest catalogue. Her work has been selected to represent Britain at every Prague Quadrennial since 1999.

Work includes: Tell Them That I Am Young and Beautiful (dir: Marcello Magni, Arcola Theatre), Uncle Vanya (dir: Helena Kaut Howson, Belgrade Studio and Arcola Theatre), Led Easy (dir: Emma Bernard, Cardboard Citizens), Blackbird and The Difficult Unicorn (both dir: Jane Howell, Southwark Playhouse), The Tempest (dir: Nancy Meckler, Shared Experience) and Full Moon (dir: Helena Kaut-Howsen).

Work for seven sisters group includes; Like a Fish out of Water (with English National Ballet at London lidos), Atalanta (Ashmolean Museum), Asterion (V&A Museum), Salome (St Pancras Chambers), Trainstation (national and international stations), Concrete (Royal National Theatre), Ballroom (Royal Festival Hall) and The Forbidden (Royal Opera House).

Sophie curated the exhibition When Marcel Met Motley at the V&A, and is currently a research student at University of the Arts London, researching post war British theatre design.