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Christopher Giles

Costume Design Assistant
Christopher Giles

Christopher’s previous work includes: Wild Geese (Taiyuan Dance Troupe, Beijing & touring), The Architect (Northern Ballet), No Man’s Land (short film), The Damnation of Faust (Deutsche Oper Berlin), Rags (Guildhall School of Music & Drama), Darling of the Day (Union Theatre London), Babes in Arms (ArtsEd), Enter (Talawa Youth Theatre), Singin’ in the Rain (ArtsEd), Lysistrata (Rose Theatre London), Bells are Ringing (Union Theatre London), Leonce und Lena (Grands Ballets Canadiens Montreal), Genoveva (UCL Opera London), Beware of What You Wish For (short film), Salome (Korean National Opera), The Rakes Progress (Welsh National Opera Max), Camacho’s Wedding (UCL Opera London), The Medium & Ten Belles (Sherman Theatre Cardiff), Umbilica (National Dance Company Wales).

Prior to retraining in Theatre Design at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Christopher was a Principal Dancer with Northern Ballet for many years. He also danced for Scottish Ballet, Ballet du Nord and the Royal Ballet of Flanders.

Christopher was awarded ‘Best Art Direction’ on his short film Beware of What You Wish For at the Barcelona International Film Festival 2010.

His work was exhibited as part of the National Design Exhibition ‘Collaborators: UK Design for Performance 2003-2007’ at the Victoria and Albert Museum in 2008 as well as the National Design Exhibition in 2011.