April Dalton

April Dalton

Designer for Performance

  • Freelancer: Available Soon

April Dalton graduated from The Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama with a First Class (BA HONS) in Theatre Design, 2014, winning the 'Costume Design Award'.

April is now working as a freelance Performance Designer and Bespoke Milliner.

April specialises in Set and Costume Design for Theatre, Film, Opera and Dance. Most Notably, April was shortlisted for the Linbury Prize for Stage Design, 2015 and the British Council Ukrainian Prize, 2015.

Her Millinery credits include English Touring Opera, Royal Theatre Bath and National Theatre Wales, with two of her headpieces being exhibited as part of 'Make Believe', Society of British Theatre Design Exhibition, 2015. April is also available for work as a costume assistant and is flexible to travel, with a full, clean driving license.


Work History

Set and Costume Designer - Welsh National Opera

Jan 2016 - Present

Assistant Designer - Spectra- Kate De Right and MAC Birmingham. Designer: Ryan Dawson Laight.

Jan 2016 - Present

Set and Costume Designer - Restoke

Jan 2016 - Present

Milliner - Oxford Playhouse- Magdalen College School

May 2015 - Jun 2015

Milliner - National Theatre Wales

Apr 2015 - Apr 2015

Costume Designer - Restoke

Jan 2015 - Mar 2015

Costume Designer - Ringo- Burke Films

Dec 2014 - Dec 2014

Milliner - English Touring Opera

Nov 2014 - Nov 2014

Milliner - Ustinov Studio- Royal Theatre Bath

Nov 2014 - Nov 2014

Costume Assistant - 'Dralms'- Crushed Pleats, Music Video.

Nov 2014 - Nov 2014

Costume Assistant - Turbo Wolf, Music Video.

Oct 2014 - Oct 2014

Hats and Jewellery Department - Royal Opera House

Oct 2014 - Oct 2014

Set and Costume Designer - National Dance Company Wales- Alternative Routes

Apr 2014 - Jun 2014

Set and Costume Designer - Sherman Theatre, Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama. Directed by Martin Constantine.

Jan 2014 - Apr 2014


Theatre Design - BA (HONS) - The Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama

Sep 2011 - Jul 2014


  • Costume Construction
  • Costume Design
  • Millinery
  • Model Making
  • Scenic Art
  • Set Design
  • Set Dressing