BA Hons Fine Art Exeter College of Art & Design

Post-graduate Sculpture Course Central St Martin’s School of Art & Design


2023 Sitting in the Grey – Beyond Face; Barbican Plymouth, Devon schools
Space to Be for hospices – Oily Cart
2022 Would You Bet Against Us? – Told by an Idiot; Birmingham Rep
2021 Space to Be for homes – Oily Cart
Get Happy – Told by an Idiot, Barbican; Greenwich and Docklands International Festival 2020; Beijing Comedy Festival 2017; Barbican 2013
2019 Journey To The Impossible – Little Soldier Productions, Bike Shed Theatre 2017
2018 All You Need Is LSD – Told by an Idiot, Birmingham Rep
The Paper Man – Improbable Theatre, Norfolk & Norwich Festival; La Strada, Graz
2017 Parallelist – Clay Gold & Laura Moody, Aldeburgh Festival
The Flying Lovers of Vitebsk – Kneehigh Theatre, Bristol Old Vic 2016
2015 16 Singers – Katherine Morley, Dance Umbrella, The Egg – Theatre Royal Bath
2014 Life Forces – Jane Mason with Phil Smith
2013 Oxygen – Dreadnought South West Association
2012 The World At Your Feet – The Barbican Theatre Plymouth, Plymouth Dance, Attic Dance, Plymouth Theatre Royal, Plymouth Music Zone
2011 And The Horse You Rode In On – Told By An Idiot, Drum Theatre Plymouth, Barbican, Brighton Festival
2008 Cinderella – Lyric Hammersmith
2007 Mischief – Theatre-Rites & Arthur Pita, Sadler's Wells, Dance Touring Partnership
2005 Hospitalworks – Theatre-Rites, Polka Theatre, Theater der Welt
The Thought that Counts – Theatre-Rites, Barbican Bite05, The Young Vic
2004 In One Ear – Theatre-Rites, Lyric Hammersmith
2003 Shopworks – Theatre-Rites, London International Festival of Theatre, Weiner Festwochen
Finders Keepers – Theatre-Rites,  Unicorn Theatre for Children
2002 Catch Your Breath – Theatre-Rites, Lyric Hammersmith
2000 Sleep Tight – Theatre-Rites
Pilloworks – Theatre-Rites, Visions2000, Festival of Animated Theatre
Angels and Exiles – Matthew Hawkins Company, The Clore Programme – Royal Opera House
1999 Cellarworks – Theatre-Rites, London International Festival of Theatre LIFT99
1998 Ripe Nights – Matthew Hawkins Company, Union Chapel
Lost and Moated Land – Theatre-Rites


2023 Hands Full – Sophia Clist, Assembly, N-E-W Ashburton; Paper Play, Thelma Hulbert Gallery 2019; Shop Front Festival, Theatre Absolute 2018; Phenomenal People, Fuel, WOW Festival – South Bank Centre 2012
2022 Purl – Festival of St Thomas Stories – Theatre Alibi
A Crash Course in Cloudspotting – Raquel Meseguer Zafe, MAYK, Coventry City of Culture 2021, Camden Alive 2020, Unlimited
2020 Hands Full Ensemble – Sophia Clist and company,  Lizzie Humber, Mothers Who Make
2017 Stretch – Sophia Clist with Nick Burge, Art Week Exeter, Exeter Cathedral
2016 Dreaming The Night Field – Adverse Camber
2015 Grandmothers – Encounters Arts
2014 Paper People Purl – Sophia Clist, Unicorn Theatre
2013 In This Place – Pentabus Theatre
Endless Spiral – Sophia Clist, Sadler's Wells
West Side Story – Sophia Clist, Sadler's Wells
Sadler's Sampled – Sophia Clist, Sadler's Wells
Wo/Man – Impermanence Dance Theatre
2012 Phenomenal People – Fuel, WOW Festival – South Bank Centre
2011-2003 Stretch – Sophia Clist, Crying Out Loud
2010 Purl – Sophia Clist, Port Eliot Festival, Beyond The Border
2004 Outside In – Theatre-Rites & Sophia Clist, Royal Festival Hall, South Bank Centre
1997 PanOptika Tabula Rasa – International Arts, Riverside Studios, Hammersmith Broadway Centre
1995 Spiral Tent – Sophia Clist, Coin Street Community Builders, VJ Day Coin Street Festival


2023 Assembly – N-E-W Ashburton; contributing artist
The Legend of the Custom House – Art Work Exeter, Paula Crutchlow, Volkhardt Müeller; contributing artist
2014 The Story Exchange barrow – Theatre Rush
2005 Hans Christian Andersen – Theatre-Rites at The British Library
2004 Finders Keepers – Theatre-Rites, Unicorn Theatre at Livesey Museum for Children
2001 Taking Shape – Theatre-Rites at The Theatre Museum
1999 8 Play sculptures – Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea at Emslie Horniman Pleasance Park
1999 Feather – Berkeley Homes & City of Westminster at Marylebone Road
1995-2001 Display schemes – London, Baker & Spice


Told by an Idiot, Falmouth University, University of Winchester, Central School of Speech & Drama, Westminster Adult Education Service, Brunel University, Sure Start Hammersmith, Portobello Arts Festival, LIFT (London International Festival of Theatre), London Borough of Hammersmith & Fulham, London Borough of Brent, Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea, Coin Street Community Builders, Riverside Mental Health Authority, ACAVA (Association for Cultural Advancement through Visual Art)


Carol Tambor Best of Edinburgh Award 2017 – The Flying Lovers of Vitebsk, Kneehigh Theatre; TMA Awards 2008 – Achievement in Dance – Mischief, Theatre-Rites & Arthur Pita; Sophia was shortlisted for the Jerwood Choreographic Research Project II 2016