Bettina Reeves


Specialist skills

  • Theatre design
  • Costume construction
  • Textiles – appliqué, patchwork, dyeing, fabric painting
  • Giant paper sculptures and soft sculpture
  • Prop-making
  • Drawing

Bettina Reeves is currently a Senior Lecturer in Theatre Design at The Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama. One of her specialisms in this role is running the annual Puppetry project, which will be performed as part of the World Stage Design Exhibition. The last event took place at the college in September 2013.

She has extensive experience as a theatre designer with companies in Wales and London.

Her work has also encompassed leading many community arts projects, usually involving textiles, both with adults and children. She has collaborated with Arts Alive Wales for several years, notably on the Abergavenny Food Festival market hall installations and the ‘Dreamscape’ (co-designed with Lisa Hellier) for Nevill Hall Hospital.

Bettina also draws and paints.


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Bettina Reeves
Abergavenny Food Festival installations, 2012
Dreamscapes, Nevill Hall Hospital
Abergavenny Food Festival installations, 2006


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