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set designer





Set designers develop a set concept for a performance and supervise the execution of it. Their work is based on research and artistic vision. Their design is influenced by and influences other designs and must be conform with these designs and the overall artistic vision. Therefore, the designers work closely with artistic directors, operators and the artistic team. During rehearsals and performance they coach the operators to obtain optimal timing and manipulation. Set designers develop sketches, design drawings, models, plans or other documentation to support the workshop and performance crew. They may also design exhibition stands for fairs and other events. 

Alternative Labels

exibition designer

scenic designer

scenery artist

theater designer

scenic designer & artist

scenic artist & designer

scenic artist and designer

scene designer

scenic designer and artist


theatre designer

set designer

set designer, builder and dresser

scenic artist

set designer, builder & dresser

Regulatory Aspect

To see if and how this occupation is regulated in EU Member States, EEA countries or Switzerland please consult the Regulated Professions Database of the Commission. Regulated Professions Database:

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