Ioana is the recipient of the inaugral Naomi Wilkinson Award for Stage Design with Told by an Idiot and supported by the Charles Mason and Naomi Wilkinson Foundation.

Ioana Curelea is a set and costume designer who was born and raised in Romania. She studied Fine Art for 10 years in Bucharest, before moving to the UK in 2013 to train as a theatre designer. She holds a BA and an MA in Set Design for Theatre from Wimbledon College of Art. She has an active interest in radical art and unorthodox theatre making.

Her recent credits include set and costume design for The Others (Camden People’s Theatre); Welcome to the UK (Bunker Theatre); Attic (King’s Head Theatre); CLAY (Pleasance Theatre) and Crestfall (RADA Studios). 

Ioana is also a member of the award winning company We Are Kilter (https://