Isabella is an award winning Set & Costume Designer for Theatre, Dance & Opera.
Her designs are inspired by close collaboration, bold visuals and textural exploration. Based in London, Isabella has worked across highly acclaimed Fringe venues, within the West End and across Europe.
Since graduating from Central St Martins, she has designed productions including RedINK, which toured venues including Sadlers Wells, The Place & Leicester Curve; Into The Numbers at the Finborough Theatre; and Hell Yes I’m Tough Enough at the Park Theatre.
As an Associate Designer, Isabella has worked with designers including Soutra Gilmour, Rebecca Brower & Chiara Stephenson. Her varied experience has also allowed her to design outside the theatre environment and also Costume Supervise at venues including the Orange Tree Theatre and Grange Park Opera.
Isabella has been a Jerwood Young Designer (Gate Theatre), Long-listed for the Old Vic 12 and was a Punchdrunk Design Trainee on The Drowned Man.
What People Say
“Flawless Set Design”Sophia Halpin, Theatre box
“Isabella Van Braeckel’s minimal set […] evokes a place of desolate beauty”Susan Mansfield, The Scotsman
“Continually feels both ancient and modern”Andrew Haydon, Postcards from the Gods