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Amelia Jane Hankin

Amelia is a London based Set and Costume Designer. She completed a year as a Trainee Designer at the Royal Shakespeare Company 2014-2015. Previously Amelia graduated from RADA in 2013 with a Postgraduate Diploma in Set and Costume Design. Amelia initially trained in Architecture and her First Class BA (Hons) in Architecture was received from The University of Nottingham in 2009.

Amelia has designed a variety of theatre ranging from new writing, devised, touring theatre, immersive, site-specific and theatre for young people. Amelia has worked with a broad range of companies and artists across the UK and internationally including The Royal Exchange, RSC, Graeae, Birmingham Rep, Chichester Festival Theatre, Paines Plough, Tiata Fahodzi, Young Vic, Bryony Kimmings, The Bush Theatre, Leeds Playhouse and Historic Royal Palaces.

Amelia's designs for The Itinerant Music Hall were exhibited in the V&A Museum as part of the MAKE/BELIEVE UK Design for Performance exhibition 2016.

Amelia continues to be inspired by the relationship of Architecture and Theatre Design and her initial training consistently informs her concepts, development and realisation of work as a Set Designer.

Amelia teaches a BA (HONS) Interior Architecture studio alongside Gem Barton at the University of Brighton and has also lead workshops at The Royal Exchange, The Old Vic, RSC, Lyric Hammersmith and with students of Warwick University and The University of Nottingham.