Will studied at Royal Holloway College, London University, and worked as a set and costume designer for many years at regional, national and international venues. In 2001, he completed a PGCE at the Institute of Education and taught in London schools for over six years.
He became a lead teacher for Art and Design in Brent before joining the Costume with Performance Design course at AUB in 2009, with a particular mandate to support the development of set design within the course. He's worked in the prop department at La Scala, the model room at the Royal Opera House and as a production manager and associate designer at the National Theatre.
His own theatre designs include: The Firebird, The Prisoner of Zenda (Watermill); Kiss Me Like You Mean It (Soho); Present Laughter, Blues in the Night (Birmingham Rep); Wild Boy, Wild Girl (Lyric Hammersmith & tour); Pump Boys & Dinettes (New Vic); The Importance of Being Earnest (Harrogate & tour); Great Balls of Fire (West End); Lady Windermere’s Fan, True West (Salisbury Playhouse); All My Sons, A Soldier’s Song, Tiger Tail, The Dresser, Burn This, The Glass Menagerie, Oleanna, (Plymouth Theatre Royal); The Messiah, Office Suite (West Yorkshire Playhouse); The Woman Who Cooked Her Husband, Rumplestiltskin (Nottingham); Getting The Picture (Lyric, Belfast); The Odd Couple (York); The Caucasian Chalk Circle (Royal Lyceum, Edinburgh); Duet For One (Riverside); This Flesh is Mine and When Nobody Returns (Border Crossings/Ashtar) The Curlew River (Highgate Festival); The Magic Flute, Don Giovanni, Madame Butterfly (Stowe Opera Festival), and national tours of Spot's Birthday Party, (revived twice).
Will realised Frank Stella's designs for The Pajama Game (West End/Toronto). He also designed 11 pantomimes for the Georgian Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds, where his work blended historical and contemporary genres.