Stage set design
Stage sets designed and built by Shirley Cameron in the 1980s Images of 12 stage sets shown. See Stage Set CV for information about the work.
1981 No Kidding
Theatre company, Moving Parts, tour of youth clubs. Director, Rachel Feldberg. Materals, painted wood – 5 boxes that fitted into each other plus ‘happy family’ style very large cards that the actors looked through the head space.
1982 Out of Order
Theatre company, Moving Parts, national tour of youth clubs. Director, Saffron Myers. Materials, painted wood. 3 scenes; exotic jungle with free standing trees, a street and a park.
1982 The Empire Strikes Back
Theatre company, Moving Parts, national tour of youth clubs. Director, Alex Moore. Materials, black and white painted map of the world on wood and newspaper cuttings of the Falklands War. Subject of show – colonialism, the World Cup and the Falklands War.
1984 Doctor No!
Theatre company, Moving Parts, tour of youth clubs. Director, Jonathan Martin. Materials, wood and plastics. Subject of show – cuts in the NHS…
1983 Bloody Instruction
Theatre company, Moving Parts, tour of youth clubs. Materials, scaffolding poles and disco lights. A version of Macbeth.
1984 Male Order
Theatre company, Moving Parts, national tour of youth clubs. Director, Alex Moore. Materials, painted wood. Set of comic strip characters, Superman etc. plus life sizecut-outs of all cast members in character, plus factory scene…
Theatre company, Bradford University Theatre Group for performance at the University Great Hall. Director, Sally Hobson. Materials, wood and melanex. Set of giant black and white crown shapes and rostra.
1986 Back to the Walls
Theatre company, Red Ladder, national tour of youth clubs. Writer, Jane Thornton. Director, Rachel Feldberg. Materials, painted and papered wood. Set with functional double doors leading to a shop and room. Back wall swivels to reveal office. Show deals with Youth Training Schemes.
Theatre company, Red Ladder, national tour of youth clubs, for and about girls.Writer, Rona Munro, Director, Gwyneth Hughes. Materials, fabric with appliquéd banners, different for different scenes – bedroom, classroom, etc. including a giant girl’s face and a snakes and ladders board.
1987 History of the 20th Century
The Leadmill Club. Writer, Tony Phillips, Director, Roland Miller. Materials, painted wood.Set based on a factory with giant cog wheels.
1987 The Green Violinist
Theatre company, Bradford University Drama Group for performance at Theatre in the Mill, Bradford and tour of Poland. Writer and Director, Gary Lyons. Materials, Century theatre company, the Sheffield Friday Show for performance at wood and coloured plastics. Set of small houses and other buildings, fish, flags and stars. Inspiration for show, painting by Marc Chagall.