About

 

 

April Dalton is a London based Set and Costume Designer for Theatre, Opera and Dance. 

April was bought up in Wolverhampton and trained as an associate with Birmingham Royal Ballet. She graduated from The Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama with a First Class (BA HONS) in Theatre Design, 2014, winning the 'Costume Design Award'. 

After graduating, April's work was shortlisted for the Linbury Prize for Stage Design, 2015 and the British Council Ukrainian Prize, 2015.  Most notable design credits include Welsh National Opera, Konzert und Theater St. Gallen and National Theatre Wales. April has a particular interest in design for unconventional and site-specific spaces.

April works regularly as an associate to designer Ryan Dawson Laight and is a Creative Associate with Red Oak Theatre Company. Other regular collaborations include New English Ballet Theatre and Restoke. 

Recent designs include 'Der Zaubertrank', Theater St. Gallen, Switzerland (originally with Welsh National Opera), 'DAMES', at the Pleasance Theatre, Islington, 'Dido and Aeneas', Blackheath Halls Opera and both ‘Four Seasons’ and ‘Remembrance’ for New English Ballet Theatre Autumn tour.

Current work includes ‘Cardiff Boy’ at The Other Room, Cardiff and designs for ‘Robin Hood’ with The Opera Story, London.