Alice Power trained in Contemporary Art at Nottingham Trent University and State University New York (B.A First Class honours).
She is currently working on Thomas Middleton's A MAD WORLD MY MASTERS, directed by Sean Foley for the RSC, opening at The Swan in Stratford on June 6th. Most recently she has designed WHAT THE BUTLER SAW by Joe Orton, also directed by Sean Foley at the Vaudeville Theatre and THE PAINKILLER at the Belfast Lyric, starring Kenneth Branagh and Rob Brydon, opening September 2011.
Her work in theatre includes designing and inventing visual comedy with THE RIGHT SIZE 1991 - 2006. She designed the Olivier Award winning and Tony Nominated production of THE PLAY WHAT I WROTE by Sean Foley and Hamish McColl, directed by Kenneth Branagh (Best New Comedy, 2002, Wyndhams theatre and the Lyceum theatre on Broadway). She also designed the Olivier nominated show DUCKTASTICBY by Sean Foley and Hamish McColl, directed by Kenneth Branagh (Best Entertainment nomination 2006). Other designs for the West End include BETTY by Karen McLachlan, directed by Kathy Burke at the Vaudeville Theatre, and the Olivier Award winning comedy DO YOU COME HERE OFTEN? (Best Entertainment 1999), by Sean Foley and Hamish McColl, directed by Jos Houben, also at the Vaudeville Theatre. In 2011 she designed the set for The Armstong and Miller Show Live UK Tour.
Other productions for The Right Size include MOOSE, PENNY DREADFUL, BALDY HOPKINS, HOLD ME DOWN, (all national and international tours), and BEWILDERNESS at the Lyric Hammersmith.
Most recently she has designed set and costumes for The Armstrong & Miller Live show, now touring; designed puppets for Nina Conti’s show EVOLUTION, (Soho Theatre), for the BA course at the Circus Space in Hoxton, and designed the UK version of Joan Rivers’ autobiographical comedy, A WORK IN PROGRESS for Edinburgh Festival and Leicester Square Theatre, London, 2008. She designed SPACES BETWEEN for Candoco Dance Company at the Southbank Centre for the re-opening of the Royal Festival Hall 2008, and BEAUTY AND THE BEAST for the Belgrade Theatre Coventry, 2007, directed by John Wright.
She co-directed, and designed PAPER WALLS for Scarlet Theatre, (Edinburgh Festival and the Merlin Theatre, Budapest).
Art installations include OLD DOG NEW TRICK, for LIFT Festival, 2004, and The Shed Project, at The South Bank Centre, 2008. In July 2010 she exhibited in the group art show MINISCULE at the Oblong gallery, Islington.
She has designed extraordinary props, art directed for Why Not Films, and made specialised props and costumes for Julian Clary, Ken Russell and Tom Waits.
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