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Hello, I’m Ellen, a prop maker and craftsperson based in south-east England.

I was a contracted member of the props team at Glyndebourne for the 2016-2021 festival seasons, during which I assisted with the transition into their new Production Hub. In 2021 I moved on to work on a major project for Amazon Studios.

I undertake independent commissions alongside my contracted work and have created pieces for, among others, The National Theatre, the BBC and AAA Theatre.

I am experienced in working with the large variety of materials and techniques to the standards required by prestigious production environments.

I graduated with distinction from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in 2015. My diploma was in Technical Theatre and Stage Management and I specialised in prop making. I have a First Class honours degree in Drama and Theatre Studies from Royal Holloway, University of London, from which I graduated in 2011. I am also an illustrator and trained picture framer, and have previously worked as an actor in both professional and amateur theatre.

Thank you for visiting!

Curriculum Vitae, Contact & Commissions


Unreleased Production


Glyndebourne

Il turco in Italia
Il barbiere di Siviglia
Béatrice et Bénédict
La clemenza di Tito
Hipermestra
Hamlet
Vanessa
Pelléas et Mélisande
Cendrillon
La Damnation de Foust
Die Zauberflöte



Portfolio

Illustration

Please take a look at my Illustration site.

Highlights