Tree Cloths – Footlights Theatre School

I was commissioned by Footlights Theatre School in Manchester to create a backdrop/header cloth to give the feeling of Autumnal leaves at sunset. This was to be used for their Christmas productions of The Selfish Giant & The Railway Children. I designed it in two sections to make them easier to make, transport & fit up but also so they could be used again in other spaces. Because I had created them this way, they were also used as a backdrop for their production of Cinderella for which I made two panto style turrets by framing cloths onto hula-hoops. Below are pictures of the journey of the cloths…