Born in Paris, Cécile initially spent three years at the Sorbonne University studying modern literature, before deciding to combine her passions for text, performance and fine art by studying stage design at Wimbledon College of Art. Since graduating from Wimbledon with a first class degree in 2013, she has been shortlisted as one of the twelve finalists for the Linbury Prize for Stage Design 2013, awarded the Royal Opera House Linbury bursary (2015) and nominated Best Set Designer by the Off West End Theatre awards 2014. She is a winner of the Ideastap graduate award 2014. Cécile is also a Jerwood Young Designer 2016.
Cécile’s work was exhibited at the Prague Quadrennial 2015, and at the V&A exhibition Make/Believe: UK Design for Performance 2011-2015.
Cécile has assisted Chloe Lamford (De Maiden, Toneelgroep Amsterdam, 2016 and Amadeus, National Theatre, 2016), Steffen Aarfing (King Roger, ROH, 2015) Tom Piper (Tricycle, The House That Will Not Stand, 2014), Naomi Dawson (RSC, The Roaring Girl, 2014), Michael Pavelka (Abbey Theatre, The Hanging Gardens, 2013), Antoine Fontaine (Opéra Garnier, Hippolyte et Aricie, 2011). She was associate designer on Everyone, directed by Chris Goode (BAC, 2016).
Credits include: The Iphigenia Quartet, directed by Christopher Haydon, Rebecca Hill, Elayce Ismail and Jenifer Tang (The Gate, 2016), My People, directed by Steffan Donnelly (Clywd Theatre, 2015), Invisible Treasure, directed by Rachel Briscoe and Dan Barnard (Oval House, 2015), Madama Butterfly, directed by Julia Burbach (Arcola Theatre, 2015), The Mikvah Project directed by Jay Miller (The Yard, 2015), Harajuku Girls, directed by Jude Christian (Finborough Theatre, 2015), Impermanent Theatre, by Impermanence Dance Theatre (touring festivals, 2014-2015), Piranha Heights directed by Max Barton (Old Red Lion, 2014)
Photograph by Harry Gammer-Flitcroft
The Mikvah Project
“one of the most impressive sets I’ve ever seen.”
“Both visually and musically stunning”
★★★★ Londontheatre.com ★★★★ Bachtrack.com★★★★ Playstosee.com
“Cécile Trémolières’ set design is truly outstanding …” The Public Review
” [The] set is impressive …some of the outfits are really something” A Younger Theatre