Hannah Sibai trained at Wimbledon School of Art in London and is now based in Yorkshire. She works across the UK designing theatre, films, music videos and installations. She also often leads design workshops for arts organisations, community centres, theatre festivals and schools.
Theatre design credits include: Instructions for Border Crossing (Daniel Bye), Something Terrible Might Happen (Uncanny Theatre), The Astonishing Vacuum Cleaner Adventure (Sarah Pushon, One Tenth Human), Handbagged (English Theatre Frankfurt), WANTED (Chris Goode and Company),Instant Light Circus Company (Slung Low), Under the Bed (154 Collective), Weekend Rockstars (Middle Child), Mr Tiger Goes Wild (Goblin), Home Sweet Home (Freedom Studios), Shivoham and Rudra (Manasamitra), SET FIRE TO EVERYTHING!!! (RashDash) The Situation Room (Oscar Mike), Days of Light (Starving Artists) and Country Music (West Yorkshire Playhouse).
Film credits include: The Astro Science Challenge for Unlimited Theatre (short films), Good Girl by Aquilo (pop promo), Coming Home by Kaiser Chiefs (pop promo) Kami by Dreamtiger Films (short film) and See Right Through by Tensnake (pop promo).
In April 2013 Hannah was appointed Designer in Residence at the West Yorkshire Playhouse over the period of the acclaimed Transform Festival, designing several in-house shows plus an ambitious new environment for the bar area.
Hannah is particularly interested in audience interactive performances and productions in non-traditional theatre spaces – examining the audience member’s role and the space they inhabit. She is a keen collaborator with both director and writer to create designs that serve the very heart of a story.
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