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					LIZ DA COSTA – SET AND COSTUME DESIGNER
Trained at Central School of Art and Design graduating with a B.A. First Class Hons. Awarded an Arts
Council Designers Bursary and worked with the Royal Exchange Theatre Company in Manchester.
She taught Theatre Design at Hounslow Borough College and was invited to Central and RADA as Guest
Designer. Liz was a member of the award winning British team at the Prague Quadriennale and took
part in the Victoria and Albert's exhibition "Spotlight " (Four Centuries of Dance Design).

THEATRES WORKED AT INCLUDE:
Riverside Studios – “THE CHANGELING” directed by Peter Gill; New End – “IONESCOPADE”; “HEROES”
and “THE REVOLT”; The Roadhouse – “THE WEAVERS” and “ONLY IN AMERICA”; Crucible Theatre,
Sheffield – “THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO”; Nottingham Playhouse – “TOADS” by Barry Collins; Lyric
Studio Hammersmith – “THE DEVIL HIMSELF”; “PRIVATE DICK” and “WHERE THERE IS DARKNESS”;
The Tricycle Theatre – “THE GREAT WHITE HOPE” (Fringe Award 1986); Royal Shakespeare Company –
“IL CANDELAIO”, costumes for “TROILUS AND CRESSIDA” and “KISS ME KATE”. At the National
Theatre, costumes for “THE SHAUGHRAUN”, “THE MAGIC OLYMPICAL GAMES”, “HAMLET” and Alan
Ayckbourne's “THE REVENGERS AT SCARBOROUGH”. At Greenwich Theatre – “THE TABLE OF TWO
HORSEMEN”.

WEST END PRODUCTIONS INCLUDE:
“FAME” - Cambridge Theatre; “BALTHAZAR B” - Duke of York; “PRIVATE DICK” - Whitehall Theatre;
“I'M NOT RAPPAPORT” (Costumes) - Apollo Theatre; “BREAKING THE CODE” - Theatre Royal,
Haymarket and Broadway; “MELON” (Costumes) - Theatre Royal, Haymarket and was Associate
Costume Designer for “STARLIGHT EXPRESS” - Apollo Theatre, Victoria. “PIRANDELLO'S HENRY IV”
(costumes) on tour and in the West End

Her designs for Dance include: London Contemporary Dance, Extemporary Dance Theatre, Ballet
Rambert, Emma, Junction, Mantis and Wayne Sleep's “DASH”.

Set and Costumes for “ARMIDE” at the Buxton Festival of Opera; “TOSCA” and “MADAME BUTTERFLY”
(costumes) for the Los Angeles Music Centre directed by Ian Judge and starring Maria Ewing ;
“WILLIAM TELL” (costumes) for the Royal Opera House and “IDOMENEO” (costumes) for the Welsh
National Opera.

FILM AND TELEVISION CREDITS INCLUDE:
STICK WITH ME KID                             Directors:                                      Various
                                              Executive in charge of Production:       Harry Waterson

THE PHEONIX AND THE MAGIC CARPET              Director:                                 Zoran Perisic
Film                                          Featuring:            Peter Ustinov & Dee Wallace Stone

UFO                                           Director:                                   Tony Dow
Film                                          Featuring:         Roy Chubby Brown, Amanda Simmons
                                                                                  Sarah Stockbridge




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SEEKERS                                       Producer:                                  Sarah Lawson
TV                                            Production Co:               Central Films/Lawson Prods
                                              Featuring:                                Brenda Fricker

LIFE AFTER LIFE                               Director:                                      Marc Evans
TV                                            Producer:         Jon Finn, Jane Villiers, Alan Greenspan
                                              Production Co:                                Working Title

TANK MALLING
Film – aka RETURN TO SOHO

COMMERCIALS:

Liz has worked on many TV commercials including Tate & Lyle, Air Punjab, Babycham, Blue Band,
Phileas Fogg, Quatro, Martini, The Waterboard, Clairol, Nova (Car) and British Telecom. Production
companies worked with include BFCS Ltd, The Paul Weiland Film Co, Jennie & Co and Howard Guard
Productions.

				
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