Vyshnavi Krishnan MA Performance Design Student

Vyshnavi Krishnan

MA Performance Design Student


Vysh is a performance designer currently based in Bristol. An Indian architect, she strongly believes in the power of story telling through design and art. Her methods of working are original and concept driven. Vysh designs by playing between colours, textures and lighting, always remaining mindful of sustainability and audience experiences. Vysh likes to design for both theatre and film. Her concepts are inspired from art and real life.

At BOVTS Vyshnavi designed the set for A Mid-Summer Night’s Dream directed by Paul Chesterton for the spring term and designed the set and costume for The Ugly One directed by Natalie Simone for the summer term.

Other BOVTS credits include The Writer, a speculative project in term 1 and The Lost Weekend (Film Noir) for her specialisation project.

Students relaxing outside of the School
The School is in a beautiful part of Bristol, overlooking a huge park called the Downs. We sometimes take advantage of our close proximity to the Downs during the summer term, practising fight and dance routines, or voice or singing classes! Dan Hall, BA Professional Acting student