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Mila studied Drama at the University of Wales, Aberystwyth

before taking an MA in Theatre Design/Scenography at Wimbledon

School of Art.

She loves a challenge, and enjoys work on unconventional projects.  

Her broad range of experience includes tours of various sizes, puppetry,

musicals, site-specific work, heritage projects,  dance, outdoor theatre,

new writing and Shakespeare.

Her work includes: Queen of the Nile (Hull Truck), The Only Way is Chelsea’s (Root Theatre / York Theatre Royal), The Door Never Closes and All the Little Things We Crushed (Almeida), A Midsummer Night’s Dream (National Theatre Education, co-designed with Miriam Nabarro), Dogs Barking (RADA), Stepping off The Edge of the World (Clean Break),Game of Life (The Yard),  Snakes and Ladders (Rolemop), The Rite of Spring / Romeo and Juliet (Concert Theatre), A Progress (Beggarsbelief at the Yard), Ghost Town (Limbik Theatre), The Winter’s Tale (Stamford Shakespeare Company), Much Ado About Nothing (Marlowe, Cambridge), King Macbeth (Reveal), Gills Around the Green (Eastern Angles), Pub Quiz (New Writing North), Jelly Bean Jack (Little Angel Theatre), Double Dutch Expresso (Theatre Waah), The Juniper Tree (Goat and Monkey), A Day at the Racists (Finborough).         


Pub Quiz Tombstone Tales and Boothill Ballads

As costume designer:Twelfth Night and Macbeth (NTDiscover),Tombstone Tales and Boothill Ballads (Arcola/Beggarsbelief), St George and the Dragon and Jason and the Argonauts (Beggarsbelief), Unfolding Andersen (Theatre-rites), Pinocchio, The Sorcerer’s Apprentice and The Little Mermaid (Kazzum).

Mila has devised and led design based workshops ranging from primary schools to adult groups, including work for the National Theatre, Almeida, London Bubble, Hampstead Theatre, The Royal Court, The V&A, All Change, Kazzum and the Young Vic.  She also regularly designs and teaches at East 15 Acting School.

For more information see the Workshops page.