Jennifer Hayton is a Lecturer for Costume for Performance at London College of Fashion. Jenny Hayton’s Performance and Costume Design practice explores devised performance, dance theatre, site specific and large scale public participation events, sustainability and museum practice.
Commissions include Art On the Underground: We Happened To Travel and Underground Heroes, Artist The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Battersea Park public souvenir and Toasting Events with Clare Patey and Wayne Hemingway, Feast On The Bridge, sustainable food performance events, and Devised Dance Theatre including Rodin Reflections Sadler’s Wells Education department with Russell Maliphant, Handle With Care and I Do dANTE or dIE and Hilton Hotel and Wellcome Trust commissions including Side Effects Dance Theatre and Shh…Bang! Children’s Devised Dance Theatre UK and International touring production.
Her design work has performed at The Royal Opera House, Sadler’s Wells, Polka Theatre, Lyric Hammersmith, The Place, Laban, The Peoples Show, Almedia Theatre, The Royal Court, Royal Albert Hall, Imagine Festival . Her costume work is published in World of Interiors and Wallpaper magazine, with site specific work in Hotels, Self-Storage Units, a Factory warehouse, and London Underground tube.
Jenny ‘s design work is held in National Archives at The Museum of London’s Queen Elizabeth II Jubilee Archive, CSM Museum and Study Collection; Cross Stitch London Festival of Architecture commission , Art On The Underground and Liberty Archives.
With 20 years experience in Education and as a practitioner, her current PhD research focuses on Archives and the costumed body.
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