Genny Metcalfe

Scenic Art

Student Information


Genny Metcalfe is a scenic artist with a minor in scenic construction. Before coming to the RCS she worked in local theatres in Belfast, and over her three years on the BA Production Arts and Design course she has further developed and explored her skills as a painter. During her final year she was head scenic artist on both ‘The Angry Brigade’ and ‘Attempts on Her Life’, alongside working as a freelance Scenic Artist in theatre and television. She is looking forward to continuing to refine her skills in the industry after graduation.


  • Faux Finishes
  • Colour Mixing
  • Aging & Distressing
  • HPLV Spray-gun use 
  • Texturing
  • Poly Carving
  • Scaling & Mathematics
  • Power Tools & Shop Standard Saws 
  • Lettering
  • Trompe L’oeil
  • Portraiture
  • Pneumatic Tools
  • Basic Upholstery
  • UK Driving License  
  • Small Van
  • Comfortable Working at Heights

Work Experience:

RCS Experience

Head Scenic Artist, Attempts on Her Life

Head Scenic Artist, The Angry Brigade

Scenic Artist,  Russian Opera Triple Bill

Scenic Artist,  Merrily We Roll Along

Scenic Artist,  Takin’ Over the Asylum

Scenic Artist, Sweeney Todd

Scenic Artist, Flight

Scenic Artist, Hansel Und Gretal

Scenic Artist, Les Enfants

Scenic Artist, Cinderella

Scenic Artist, Thebans

Scenic Artist, Parliament Square

Scenic Artist, Speculator

Construction, Urine Town


Other Work Experience

Scenic Artist, Young Frankenstein,  Prop Hire Scotland, May 2023

Scenic Artist, Shetland,  Pretty Scenic,  February 2023

Scenic Artist, Vigil,  Pretty Scenic,  February 2023

Scenic Artist, Nativity, Prop Hire Scotland,  November 2022

Scenic Artist, Sleeping Beauty,  Prop Hire Scotland, November 2022

Scenic Artist, Little Red Riding Hood, National Citizens Theatre, November 2022

Scenic Artist, Cinderella, Prop Hire Scotland, October 2022

Scenic Artist, Calamity Jane, Prop Hire Scotland, September 2022

Scenic Artist, Sunshine on Leith, Prop Hire Scotland, August 2022

Scenic Artist, The Little Mermaid, Prop Hire Scotland, July 2022

Scenic Artist, BIG, Prop Hire Scotland, June 2022

Scenic Artist, Matilda, Prop Hire Scotland,  May 2022

Scenic Artist, Calendar Girls, Prop Hire Scotland, April 2022

Scenic Artist, A Christmas Carol, National Citizens Theatre, November 2021


Merrily We Roll Along (Alvin Sign)

Mozart (Coffin Upholstery)

Our Last Requiem (Picasso Replica)

Flight (BP Screen)


Peter Pan (UV Painting)