Jacob Hughes


Jacob graduated from the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama in 2011 with a degree in Theatre Design and he was a finalist in the Linbury Prize for Stage Desing that same year. He has been nominated for Best Set Designer in the Off West End Awards, Wales Theatre Awards and has exhibited his work in the Society of British Theatre Designers exhibiriton Make:Believer. In 2016 Jacob became the National Theatre’s first recipient of the Max Rayne Design Bursary.

Design credits include: Tales Of The Turntable (ZooNation), Pavilion (Theatr Clwyd), Poet In Da Corner (Royal Court), The Rise And Fall Of Little Voice (Park Theatre), Dusty The Musical (associate, West End & UK Tour), Twilight: Los Angeles 1992 (Gate Theatre), The Red Barn (associate), Broad Shadow (associate, National Theatre), Start Swimming (Young Vic), War Whores (Courtyard Theatre), Un Ballo In Maschera (Winslow Hall Opera), Manon Lescaut (Royal Opera House), Mr Swallow: Houdini (Soho Theatre), The Island, Mojo (LAMDA), Napoleon Blown Apart (Arcola Theatre), Sexual Perversity In Chicago (Sherman Cymru & national tour), Not The Messiah (Leicester Square Theatre, Theatre503), The Aeniad (Oxford Playhouse), King Lear (Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama).

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