About Karen Tennent
Karen lives in Edinburgh Scotland and is a graduate of Edinburgh College of Art .Her work as a theatre designer has toured all over the UK and abroad from village halls to Sydney Opera House.
Her previous designs for The National Theatre of Scotland include First Snow ( Theatre PAP/ Montreal ) , Lots and Not Lots ( Greg Sinclair ) Eddie and The Slumber Sisters (CatherineWheels) Expensive Shit (Adura Onashile/Traverse).
Recent designs include Little by Little Field , Teenage Trilogy , ChalkAbout (Curious Seed ) The Secret Garden (Red Bridge Arts) Lost at Sea (Perth /Morna Young )Strange Tales , Light Boxes (Gridiron /Traverse) We are All Just Little Creatures (Curious Seed /Lung Ha/ Lyra) ,Glory on Earth, The Iliad, Caucasian, Chalk Circle, (Lyceum Edinburgh ) Martha , The Voice Thief , Lifeboat (CatherineWheels) Lost in Music ,Our Fathers (Magnetic North) Crumbles Search for Christmas, Flat Stanley (West Yorkshire Playhouse) God of Carnage, This Wide Night (Tron Theatre) ThingammyBob, The Three Sisters (Lung Ha) A Game of Death and Chance , Enlightenment House (National Trust for Scotland ).
Dance Credits include Field , Little by Little Field , (Christine Devaney / Curious Seed ) Wee Home from Home , Double Helix , Parallel Parallels (Frank McConnell / Plan B ) GoGet ‘em Kids (Tamsin Russell) Without a Hitch ( Tony Mills /Room to Manoeuvre ).
Karen also co directed Sonata for a Man and a Boy (Greg Sinclair) winner of CATS best Children’s Theatre and The Lion of Kabul and Stuck for Catherine Wheels . She also won CATS best design and was nominated for the New York Drama Desk Awards for Outstanding Design for Hansel and Gretel (Catherine Wheels )