About Anna Orton
Anna Orton is a designer working across Theatre, Dance, Opera and Exhibition.
Current/ Recent credits for National Theatre of Scotland: Kidnapped
She previously designed The Last Queen of Scotland, a National Theatre of Scotland and Dundee Rep co-commission, presented by Stellar Quines.
Her recent work includes the multi-award-winning production of Handel’s Messiah directed by Tom Morris, which premiered at Bristol Old Vic and was followed by a national cinema and online streaming release. Other work includes This Is Memorial Device (Royal Lyceum Edinburgh), Robin Hood Legend of the Forgotten Forestand King Lear (Bristol Old Vic), La Bohème (Scottish Opera) and A Christmas Carol (Pitlochry- Shortlisted for Best Emerging Designer at the World Stage Design Awards 2021). She has designed for many prestigious companies including Live Theatre Newcastle, English Touring Opera, Buxton Opera Festival and the Watermill Theatre amongst others.
She was recipient of the OLD VIC 12 Designer Affiliation in 2019 and has an MA in Theatre Design from Bristol Old Vic Theatre School.