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Xincheng Orange ZHU

Designer London

I am a designer in training at CSSD. My practice mainly focuses on production devising and design (opera, drama, film, etc), and also contains directing and performing. I had a degree in Acting and Theatre Studies and freelance practice in portrait photography. ins@okkorange


Set Designer Assistant, Tristan und Isolde, National Centre of Performing Arts Beijing, 4 weeks, 2017
Production Assistant (prop and set making, marketing, production management), Pool (No Water), Marylebone Theatre, 6 weeks, 2018
Set Designer assistant (get-in and set painting), Bush Theatre/Bridewell Theatre/The Bunker Theatre, 1-2 day each time, 2018
Intern (production management, tech department, young theatre facilitator), Omnibus Theatre, 6 weeks, 2018
Actor, Yerma, Marylebone Theatre, 6 weeks, 2018


BA(Hons) Acting and World Theatre, Regent's University London
MFA (training) Scenography, Royal Central School of Speech and Drama


2-5 years


Dialect / Voice Direction
Movement Direction
Music - Can learn by ear
Music - Can Read
Music - Plays Instruments
Music - Singing
Performance Art
Physical Theatre
Set Design
Site Responsive/Immersive
TV / Film

Additional Languages

Mandarin Chinese; Elementary Dutch


Latest Events

We are delighted that our associate company the Regional Theatre Young Directors Scheme (RTYDS) will be curating and delivering the program for emerging directors, producers, designers and artists whilst we temporarily reduce our key operations throughout June and July 2020.  Find out what events we have planned