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Celia Perkins

Set Designer

Celia is an award-winning Theatre Designer, working as a freelance set and costume designer in the North West

Celia trained in Theatre Design at Croydon College and The Slade School of Fine Art

After moving to the North West to work for The Library Theatre Company, Manchester, as an Assistant Scenic Artist, Celia began her long association with the Oldham Coliseum, beginning as the Design Assistant, becoming Resident Designer and regularly returns to design for their annual pantomime, including Aladdin, for which she won the 2022 Pantomime Awards Best Costume Design and a nomination for her set.

Recent designs for dance include Kapow Dance Company, Company Chameleon and Damaedance.

Celia is a part-time lecturer at Salford University. Other work includes designs for: Mikron Theatre, Contact Theatre, Feel Good Theatre, Bolton Octagon, Arden Theatre School, Kindred Theatre, Hard Graft Theatre Co, Oldham Theatre Workshop, Panto Ever After and dance pieces for the choreographer Susie Crow at the Burton Taylor Theatre in Oxford and The Lilian Baylis Theatre, Sadler’s Wells