Fred Meller

SET & COSTUME DESIGNER

As well as working as a Theatre & Performance Designer, Fred is a Senior Lecturer, and a researcher & scenographer.

Fred received an Arts Council Design Bursary and work has involved designing for spaces that include an disused hospital, a derelict Jam Factory, a mortuary, a disused brothel, Victorian Town Hall cellars, a supermarket distribution complex and traditional Theatre Buildings. Fred has Master Training in Lego Serious Play and her research uses this and other methodologies combined with theories of play and collaborative performance making from a phenomenological pedagogic perspective.

Fred has exhibited at The Prague Quadrennial in 1999 and 2003, winning the Golden Triga and was selected to exhibit at The World Stage Design in Toronto 2005, and has design work in the V&A Museum permanent collection. Other awards include The Jerwood Design award and a Year of the Artist award. She is a committee member of the Society of British Theatre Designers, a member of Serious Play Pro. Co-convenor of the Scenography working group at TaPRA (Theatre and Performance Research Association), a Fellow of The Arts Foundation, and a Fellow of the HEA.

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PRODUCTIONVENUE/PRODUCERYEARNOTES
GutNational Theatre of Scotland2018
A NumberLyceum Theatre, Edinburgh2017CATS Award Best Design nomiee
Meet Me at DawnTraverse Theatre2017
Grain In The BloodTraverse Theatre2016
MilkTraverse Theatre2016
SwallowTraverse Theatre2015
A Few Man FridaysCardboard Citizens Theatre & Riverside Theatre2012
Black ComedyWatermill Theatre2009
WoyzeckSouthwark Playhouse2008
AlaskaRoyal Court2007
Timon of AthensThe Complete Works Festival, London, Stratford, Belfast, Southampton.2006
The FeverYoung Vic Theatre2005
PericlesCarboard Citizens Theatre & RSC2004
VarietyCardboard Citizens Theatre & GridIron2004

TV & FILM CREDITS

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Here For LifeArtangel 2019*as Production Designer

SHOW / EXHIBITION CREDITS

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Transformation RevelationWoyzeck The Society of British Theatre Designers, The Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama2011
CollaboratorsTimon of Athens and Pericles The Society of British Theatre Designers, Nottingham Trent University Galleries and the V&A2007
World Stage Design TorontoWorld Stage Design Pericles and The Wizzkid selected to be part of the World Stage Design in Toronto2005
Prague Quadrennial Represented Great Britain Winning Golden Triga2003
2D 3D2D– 3D 'Life with an Idiot' and 'Into our Dreams' The Society of British Theatre Designers at The Millennium Galleries Sheffield and National Tour2003
Prague Quadrennial of ProductionDesigns for 'Life With an Idiot' at The Gate Theatre, chosen as part of the Great Britain entry to the 2003 Prague Quadrennial Exhibition. Great Britain won the Golden Triga.2003

WORK HELD IN SPECIAL COLLECTIONS

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PericlesAcquired by the V&A for its permanent collection -Theatre Galleries2008
Warning to The Curious Warning to The Curious acquired by the V&A for its permanent collection2005
Life with an Idiot UAL Archive2003
Skylight UAL Archive1999