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About

Engineer create new and devised work that tries to scratch beneath the surface of why things are the way they are. We rely upon collaboration, research and design to build rich, absorbing worlds for our audiences. We make stories about disorientation and discovery.

Associate Artists

George Evans

George co-founded Engineer with Jesse, Beatrice and Simon in 2013. He has worked as an actor, director, movement director and drama school lecturer since graduating from the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama. His acting credits include roles in the West End, national tour, the National Theatre and on television. He has directed productions for Engineer at the New Diorama Theatre, Royal Central School of Speech and Drama and Camden People’s Theatre, and student productions at Guildford School of Acting and Trinity Laban Conservatoire. He has worked as assistant director for projects at the Hampstead Theatre and the BBC.

Sarah Beaton

Sarah is an award-winning UK based performance designer. She studied Design for Stage at The Royal Central School of Speech & Drama, graduating in 2011 with First Class Honours. Later that year she was awarded The Linbury Prize for Stage Design. Her work has been exhibited at The National Theatre, World Stage Design and the Victoria and Albert Museum. She is currently the designer on attachment at The Old Vic Theatre, London. Sarah has designed for a variety of venues including the Lilian Baylis Studio, Manchester Royal Exchange, The Oxford Playhouse, New Diorama and Howard Assembly Rooms.

Dominic Kennedy

Dominic Kennedy is a sound designer and music producer for live performance and audio experiences; he has a keen interest in developing new work and implementing sound and music at an early stage in a creative process. Dominic is a graduate from Royal Central School of Speech and Drama. He has developed specialist skills in collaborative and devised theatre making, music composition, recording techniques and installation practices. He often approaches his work in an experimental and improvisational manner; implementing elements of found sound, field recordings, music composition and synthesis.


Recent design credits include: God’s Dice (Soho Theatre), A History of Water in the Middle East (The Royal Court), LIT (Nottingham playhouse), Roundabout Season 2019 (Paines Plough), You Stupid Darkness (Paines Plough/Theatre Royal Plymouth), Pop Music (Paines Plough/Birmingham REP/Latitude); Skate Hard Turn Left (Battersea Arts Centre); Roundabout Season 2018 (Paines Plough/Theatr Clwyd); Angry Alan (Soho); The Assassination of Katie Hopkins (Theatr Clwyd); With a Litttle Bit of Luck (Paines Plough/BBC Radio 1Xtra); Ramona Tells Jim (Bush); Aand The Rest Of Me Floats (Outbox); I Am A Tree (Jamie Wood); Box Clever (nabokov).