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Grace Smart


Grace Smart studied Theatre Performance Design at LIPA.


For the National Theatre: Underdog: The Other Other Brontë (also Northern Stage)

In London’s West End: Killer Joe at Trafalgar Studios

Other theatre includes: Cowbois for the RSC and the Royal Court; Much Ado About Nothing, The Winter’s Tale, Hamlet, Metamorphoses, Henry VI and Richard III for Shakespeare’s Globe; A Chorus Line (as set designer) at Sadler’s Wells, Leicester Curve and on tour; My Beautiful Laundrette at Leicester Curve and on tour; Good Vibrations (as set designer) at the Irish Arts Centre, New York, Grand Opera House and The Lyric, Belfast; The Cherry Orchard and Death of a Salesman at Parco Theatre, Tokyo; Crocodile Fever at the Traverse; The End of History… at the Royal Court; God of Chaos at Theatre Royal Plymouth; One Night in Miami (also Bristol Old Vic and HOME, Manchester) and Shebeen at Nottingham Playhouse; The Wonderful World of Dissocia at Stratford East; Red Riding Hood (also Liverpool Playhouse) and Top Girls at Liverpool Everyman; The Real Thing at Chichester; East is East for Northern Stage and Nottingham Playhouse; and St. Joan at The Lyric, Belfast


Last Days (as set designer; also Los Angeles Philharmonic) and Susanna at the Royal Opera House


30th Anniversary Gala and Christmas Concert for the Donmar


Twelfth Night


The Wonderful World of Dissocia – 2023 Offie Award for Best Set Design

St. Joan – 2015 Linbury Prize for Stage Design


(Published March 2024.)