Master of Communication Design
2007–2009 Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts
Bachelor of Performing Arts (Design)
2003–2006 Curtin University
Bachelor of Arts (Performance Studies)
Performance design, communication design, event design, exhibition design, strategic design, conceptualisation, infographics, branding, visual identity systems, illustration, technical drawing (hand and CAD), architectural model making, teaching, presenting, writing and editing.
InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Adobe Acrobat Pro, Vectorworks (CAD), Microsoft Office.
2015–2018 Freelance Graphic Designer
Clients: Culture Counts, Australian Centre for the Moving Image, Sentencing Advisory Council, Beckon Media, RR Group, Brown’s Mart Theatre, Melbourne Fringe, Red Stitch Actors’ Theatre.
2006–2018 Freelance Spatial Designer
Involved in over 20 independent performing arts productions.
Clients: National Gallery of Victoria, Metanoia Theatre, Brown’s Mart Theatre, Deckchair Theatre, Blue Room Theatre, Perth International Arts Festival, Perth Fringe, Performing Lines, Curtin University.
2014–2015 Charles Darwin University, Darwin.
Sessional academic for Academic Literacies unit and study skills facilitator
2010–2014 Black Swan State Theatre Company, Perth.
Set and Costume Designer, Resident Artist, Workshop Facilitator.
2010–2013 Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts, Production and Design Department, Perth.
Sessional academic for Model Making and Technical Drawing.
Metanoia Theatre / Melbourne International Comedy Festival
2017 Set and Costume: The Omission of the Coleman Family. Dir. Dr Gorkem Acaroglu. The Mechanics Institute, Brunswick.
Brown’s Mart Theatre / Darwin Entertainment Centre
2015 Set and Costume: The Glass Menagerie. Dir. Alex Galeazzi. DEC Studio, Darwin.
Black Swan State Theatre Company
2014 Set and Costume: The Seagull. Dir. Kate Cherry. Heath Ledger Theatre. Perth.
2014 Set and Costume: Dust. Dir. Emily McLean. Heath Ledger Theatre. Perth.
2013 Set and Costume: Midsummer (A Play With Songs). Dir. Damon Lockwood. Heath Ledger Theatre & regional touring WA
2013 Costume: Shrine. Dir. Kate Cherry. Heath Ledger Theatre & Canberra Theatre Centre. Canberra.
2013 Set and Costume: Shakespeare Shenanigans. (4Arts Festival). Dirs. Andy Fraser & Stuart Halusz. Perth Concert Hall & regional touring WA.
2012 Set and Costume: Boy Gets Girl. Dir. Adam Mitchell. Heath Ledger Theatre. Perth.
2011 Assistant Designer to Christina Smith: A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Dir. Kate Cherry. Heath Ledger Theatre. Perth.
2011 Assistant Designer to Christina Smith: Rising Water (Co-Produced with MTC). Dir. Kate Cherry. Heath Ledger Theatre & Arts Centre Playhouse. Perth and Melbourne.
2010 Set and Costume: Yellow Moon. Dir. Adam Mitchell. PICA. Perth.
2010 Set and Costume: The Shape of Things. Dir. Adam Mitchell. PICA. Perth.
2009 Design Secondment: Much Ado About Nothing. Dir. Kate Cherry. Playhouse Theatre. Perth.
2006 Set and Costume: Falling Petals. Dir. Adam Mitchell. The Blue Room. Perth.
The Blue Room
2013 Set and Costume: Fat Pig. (Co-Produced with Red Ryder Productions). Dir. Emily Mclean. The Blue Room. Perth.
2012 Set and Costume: The Polite Gentleman. (Co-Produced with theMOXYcollective). Dir. Mark Storen. The Studio. Perth.
2012 Set and Costume: Glengarry Glen Ross. (Co-Produced with Little y Theatre). Dir. Mark Storen. The Blue Room. Perth.
Perth International Arts Festival / Teatro de los Sentidos
2012 Set Dresser and Performer: Oraculous. Dir. Enrique Vargas. Masonic Hall, Nedlands. Perth.
2012 Set and Costume: The Fremantle Candidate. Dir. Chris Bendall. PICA. Perth.
2011 Set and Costume: Lorelei. Dir. Chris Bendall. Victoria Hall. Fremantle
2011 Assistant Designer to Brian Woltjen: Modern International Dead. Dir. Chris Bendall. Victoria Hall. Fremantle.
2010 Assistant Designer to Mathew McVeigh & Iona McAuley: The Danger Age. Dir. Sally Richardson. Victoria Hall. Fremantle.
2010 Assistant Designer to Andrew Bellchambers: Grace (PIAF) Dir. Chris Bendall. Victoria Hall. Fremantle.
2010 Set Design: Ruby Moon (Umbrella Program- Always Working Artists). Dir. Jeremy Rice. Victoria Hall. Fremantle.
2011 Props Maker: Waltzing the Wilara (Co-Produced with Performing Lines). Dir. Wesley Enoch. Subiaco Arts Centre. Perth.
2009 Assistant Designer to Bryan Woltjen: Antigone. Dir. Matthew Lutton. Subiaco Arts Centre. Perth.
The Blue Room
2013 Set and Costume Co-Design with Lauren Ross: Standing Bird 2/Verge. Dirs. Sally Richardson & Patrice Smith. The Blue Room. Perth.
Performing Lines WA
2012 Costume Design: Standing Bird. (Co-Produced with Steamworks and Perth Fringe). Dir. Sally Richardson. Chor. Danielle Micich. PICA. Perth.
2010 Set and Costume Co-Designer with Bryan Woltjen: Breakings. (Co-Produced with STRUT). Chor. Aimee Smith. PICA. Perth.
Steps Youth Dance Company
2009 Assistant Designer to Bryan Woltjen: Moonwebs and Scorched Thongs. Chor. Alice Lee Holland. Playhouse Theatre. Perth.
COMMERCIAL AND EVENTS
National Gallery of Victoria
2017 Exhibition design contractor: Art and Design Triennial. NGV International. Melbourne.
2011 Event Designer: Place of Reflection Launch. Kings Park. Perth.
Art Gallery of Western Australia
2008 Art Instillation Assistant (Casual)
Friends of the Art Gallery
2007 Design and Installation Team Member: Egyptian Antiques from the Louvre: Journey to the Afterlife Opening Night
AWARDS & GRANTS
2017 RMIT University, Vice-Chancellor’s List Award
2014 Ausdance WA. Award for Design and Composition in Dance. Standing Bird 2/ Verge
2011 Australia Council. ArtStart Grant recipient
2014 Performing Arts WA Award for Best Design. Boy Gets Girl
2010 Equity Guild Award for Best Design. The Shape of Things
2012 Blue Room Award for Best Production Team. Glengarry Glen Ross
2009 Edith Cowan University/Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts, Honour Roll & Letter of Recognition from the Vice-Chancellor
2009 WAAPA. David Hough Award for Stage Design
2006 Curtin University. Letter of recognition from the Board of Examiners
WORKSHOPS, RESIDENCIES AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
2017 MTC Women in Theatre Program, set and costume design
2017 Melbourne Fringe Festival, graphic design secondment
2015 Australian Theatre Forum. Independent Delegate, NT
2013 Resident Artist. Black Swan State Theatre Company
2013 Son of a Gun Productions and Screen West. 6 week design attachment position to Art Dept. Headed by Fiona Crombie
2012 United States Institute of Staging and Technology. 5-day conference and expo. Run by USITT
2012 Emerging Artist. Black Swan State Theatre Company
2012 Experiential and Sensory Theatre. 6-day workshop. Run by Teatro de los Sentidos
2010 HotBed Ensemble. Black Swan State Theatre Company
2010 Emerging Artist. Deckchair Theatre
2009 Puppetry and Baroque Staging. 5-day workshop. Run by Petr Masetek
2008 Devised Theatre and Metamorphosis. 5-day workshop. Run by Petr Masetek
2007 Prague Quadrennial Scenofest. 2-week conference and expo. Run by PQ
2006 HotBed Ensemble. Black Swan State Theatre Company