Myriddin Pharo (Mydd) is an award winning set and costume designer, Director & Visual Dramaturg working in theatre, opera, live art and installation. His work expands both conventional theatre spaces and discovered ones.
Mydd trained in Theatre Design at Wimbledon School of Art and Fine Art Installation at Falmouth College of Arts.
He is founding member, production designer and visual dramaturg for NPO company WildWorks an international site-specific theatre company specialising in large-scale performances in unusual locations.
He has also designed works for
Kneehigh Theatre, Punchdrunk, 1418NOW, NationalTheatre, Battersea Arts Centre,Lyric Hammersmith, Young Vic, Stratford East, The Eden Project and The British Council.
Myriddin is currently mentored by writer and director Jude Christian
Works in development include:
I WANNA BE YOURS – Paines Plough, Tamasha – Designer
ILLUMINATING COLLECTIONS – WildWorks – Director, Production designer
SUM – Mydd Pharo & Joshua Pharo – Director
SHIBBOLETH – WildWorks – Lead Artist
BLUEBIRD– WildWorks – Director & Production designer
LITTLE WHITE TOWN – Nigel Barrett + Louise Mari – Production Designer
Selected Past works include:
EARTH STORY – The Eden Project Cornwall – 2019
N:DLESS – Trifle Gathering productions – Dir Kyla Goodey – 2019
100: UnEarth – WILDWORKS – The Lost Gardens of Heligan – July 2018.
Party Skills for The End Of The World – Costume design – The Assembly Hall – Nigel Barrett + Louise Mari + Abigail Conway, Shoreditch Town Hall, February 2018,
Hearty – Emma Frankland – The Yard Now18 – February 2018
Prideaux Angels – Dance Republic 2 – Simon Birch – Prideaux Place – Padstow – Dec 2017
Wolf’s Child – WildWorks, Trelowarren Estate, Cornwall, July 2017
The Great Survey of Hastings – WildWorks – Root 1066 International Arts Festival – Hastings – Sept 2016
Hansel Und Gretel – Royal College of Music, July 2016
A Great Night Out – WildWorks – Sunderland Cultural Spring – Sunderland – May 2016
The Body – Nigel & Louise – The Barbican, London, Nov 2015 (The Oxford Samuel Beckett Theatre Trust Award)
The Cinema of Dreams – WildWorks, Dream Cities, Tunis, Nov 2015 (British Council)
Rituals for Change – Emma Frankland/ None Of Us is Yet A Robot, Forest Fringe, Edinburgh, Aug 2015
Wolf’s Child – WildWorks, Norfolk and Norwich Festival, Felbrigg Hall, Norfolk, May 2015
Twice Upon A Castle – WildWorks, Kasteel Van Gaasbeek, Belgium, April – Nov 2015
Once Upon A Castle – WildWorks, Kasteel Van Gaasbeek, Belgium, April – Nov 2014
The Yule-tide Ark-ive – WildWorks, The Eden Project, Cornwall, Dec 2014
100: The Day Our World Changed – WildWorks, The Lost Gardens of Heligan, Cornwall, Aug 2014
Nablus: City of Stories – WildWorks, Palestine, Sep 2013
Tony Teardrop – Cut To The Chase, St Luke’s Bomb-Out Church, Liverpool, Feb 2013
Arkive – WildWorks, The National Theatre, London, August 2012
BABEL – WildWorks and BAC, World Stages London, Caledonian Park, May 2012
The Wild Bride – Kneehigh Theatre, The Lyric Hammersmith, The Asylum, Cornwall, Summer & USA Tour 2011 – 2012
The Passion – WildWorks/ National Theatre Wales/ Michael Sheen, Port Talbot, Wales, April 2011
Enchanted Palace – WildWorks, Kensington Palace, London 2010 – 2012
How Long Would You Wait? – Effervescent Social Alchemy, NHS film campaign, 2010
Aqua – Four Generations Project, Laikipia Nature Conservancy, Northern Kenya, 2008
He has exhibited work from ‘THE PASSION’ as part of Make Believe: UK Design for Performance 2011 – 2015 at the V&A Museum in London.
© Myriddin Pharo 2017