Jamie Vartan

Awards

 2014 Winner of the Irish Times Award for Best Opera for Cristina, Regina di Svezia

2013 Winner of the World Stage Design Award for Best Set Design for Misterman

2012 Winner of the Irish Times Awards for Best Set Design Romeo & Juliet


Jamie Vartan is a set & costume designer who has worked extensively in opera and theatre in the UK and Europe. Jamie trained at Central School of Art and Design.


Bondagers - Royal Lyceum Edinburgh
Kemp harnesses the earthy lyricism of the writing to create a deeply moving, richly textured piece of theatre that gains great power from Jamie Vartan’s impressionistic set of wood, soil and smoke.
— The Times
Ballyturk - Black Box Theatre
Ballyturk, a place that may or may not exist, still seems strangely familiar. We are in a huge sealed room, a sparse industrial space of light greys and rust browns, designed by Jamie Vartan.
— Irish Times

Gallery


2018

Production

Company

Grief is The Thing With Feathers Black Box Theatre & O'Reilly Theatre (Ireland), Dir. Enda Walsh, Sound Des. Helen Atkinson, Costume Des. Christina Cunningham
Eugene Onegin Opera National du Rhin, Dir.Frederic Wake-Walker
The Second Violinist The Barbican (London), Dir. Enda Walsh
Bluebeard's Castle Irish National Opera, Dir. Enda Walsh, Sound Des. Helen Atkinson

2017

Production

Company

Touched Nottingham Playhouse, Dir. Matt Aston
Manon Lescaut Petruzzelli Theatre, Dir. Stephen Medcalf
Die Walkure Grange Park Opera (UK), Dir. Stephen Medcalf
Ballyturk & Arlington Landmark Galway International Arts Festival Abbey Theatre, Dir. Edna Walsh, Sound Des. Helen Atkinson
The Second Violinist Landmark & Wide Open Opera, Dir. Enda Walsh, Sound Des. Helen Atkinson
Woyzeck in Winter Galway International Arts Festival, Dir. Conall Morrison
The Lounge China Plate Theatre, Dir. Lu Kemp
101 Dalmations Birmingham Repertory Theatre, Dir. Tessa Walker

2016

Production

Company

Shackleton Blueraincoat Theatre Co. & Co. Sligo (Ireland), Dir. Niall Henry
Barber of Seville Wide Open Opera at Wexford Opera House, Dir. Michael Barker-Caven
The Lounge Inspector Sands & China Plate, Dir. Lu Kemp
A Midsummer Night's Dream Theatre Royal Bath, Dir. Edward Hall
Rape of Lucretia Guildhall School of Music and Drama, Dir. Martin Lloyd Evans
The White Devil Shakespeare's Globe, Dir. Annie Ryan

2015

Production

Company

Have Your Circumstances Changed? Archway Mall (London), Dir. Lu Kemp
The Happiness Project The Roundhouse (London) and Edinburgh International Festival
l'Amore dei Tre Re (Revival) Opera Holland Park, Dir. Martin Lloyd Evans
The Last Hotel UK Tour & St Anne's Warehouse (New York), Dir. Enda Walsh, Sound Des. Helen Atkinson
La bohème Grange Park Opera, Dir. Stephen Medcalf
Carmen (Revival) Cagliary
Herculanum Wexford Festival Opera (Ireland), Dir. Stephen Medcalf
The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe Birmingham Repertory Theatre, Dir. Tessa Walker
Falstaff Royal Opera House, Muscat , Sultanate of Oman

2014

Production

Company

Manon Lescaut (Revival) Valencia Opera
The Playboy of the Western World Blueraincoat Theatre, Dir. Niall Henry
The Girl's Guide to Saving the World, by Elinor Cook HighTide Festival,(Suffolk), Chor. Amelia Sears
Khandan Birmingham Repertory Theatre, Dir. Roxana Silbert
Adriana Lecouvreuer Opera Holland Park, Dir. Martin Lloyd-Evans
Bondagers Royal Lyceum (Edinburgh), Dir. Lu Kemp
Ballyturk Ireland Tour & National Theatre (London), Dir. Enda Walsh