Lu Herbert | British Youth Music Theatre

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Lu Herbert

Lu Herbert is a set and costume designer who graduated from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland with a BA Production Arts degree in Set and Costume Design, and is now going onto study at Guildhall School of Music and Drama for an MA in Collaborative Theatre Production and Design. They have a strong skill set in digital art and experiments with digital media and creating theatre work through various types of software. Lu enjoys experimenting with texts and adapting them to contemporary audiences, be it setting Macbeth in the 1980s, or Thebans (Liz Lochhead) in New Orleans in the 1930s. Having designed varying projects from a window display for prestigious kilt-makers MacGregor and MacDuff, to props and costumes for online web series ‘Melvin’, Lu’s work explores creativity, magic and colour to bring vibrancy to each project. Lu has experience with designing for stage and screen.  Lu’s work can be found at and @lherbertdesign on Instagram. Credits include the set and costume design for ‘Why the Whales Came’ (The Drum, Theatre Royal Plymouth), Much Ado about Nothing’ (Chandler Studio Theatre), ‘How to Disappear Completely and Never be Found’ (Blytheswood Hall) and ‘The Pajama Game’ (The New Athenaeum Theatre).