Abigail has a dance background that includes the experimental at Dartington College of Art in the 1970’s and a BA (Hons) Dance Theatre from the Laban Centre, London, where she specialised in costume design. Over 30 years she has created costumes in more than 130 choreographic works. Designs for Sadler’s Wells RIOT Offspring, were chosen for the SBTD / UK winning entry to the International Theatre Design Exhibition 2016, (Prague Quadrennial).
While Course Leader in Costume Design at Wimbledon College of Art, (2007-2017) Abigail developed a field of research in the uniqueness of costume design in contemporary dance, contributing at national and international forums.
Abigail was recently awarded MA Visual Arts: Designer Maker from Camberwell College of Arts, University of the Arts London. Her multi-media and performance work explores the Menopause from a personal and feminist perspective and is propaganda in its true form, that is the spreading of ideas.
Selected credits: National Youth Dance Company (1989-2002), Tavaziva Dance (2005-2009), VFP Ltd, The Hobbit(West End 2001), Jasmin Vardimon Company (2008-2018)
Community Projects: National Theatre, English Heritage, English National Ballet, Barbican, V&A and Sadler’s Wells.