LIGHTING DESIGN CREDITS

2019

AUSTRALIAN REALNESS (Lighting Design)
Upcoming for Malthouse Theatre Company

THE VIOLENT OUTBURST THAT DREW ME TO YOU (Lighting Design)
Upcoming for Melbourne Theatre Company

EQUINOX (Lighting Design)
Upcoming for Deep Soulful Sweats & Castlemaine Festival

EVERY BRILLIANT THING (Lighting Design)
Upcoming for Belvoir Street Theatre

2018

MORAL PANIC (Lighting Design)
Darebin SpeakEasy
Directed by Bridget Balodis
Nominated for 2018 Green Room Award (Lighting Design)

NEXT MOVE 11 (Lighting Design)
Chunky Move Studios
Choreographers: Lauren Langlois and Joel Bray

TRUSTEES (Lighting Design)
The Beckett Theatre, Malthouse Theatre
Direction: Belarus Free Theatre

CONTEST (Lighting Design)
Darebin SpeakEasy
Directed by Prue Clarke
WINNER for 2018 Green Room Award (Lighting Design)

DESERT 6.29 (Lighting Design)
Wuzhen Festival, China
Director: Bridget Balodis

JURASSICA (Lighting Design)
Red Stitch and Critical Stages Tour (VIC, NSW and QLD)
Director: Bridget Balodis

THEY DIVIDED THE SKY (Lighting Design)
25 A, Belvoir Downstairs Theatre
Directed by Daniel Schlusser

FUTURE CITY INFLATABLE (Lighting Design)
Dancehouse / Abbortsford Convent/ Next Wave Festival
Created and Performed by Ellen Davies & Alice Heyward

RESTORE (Lighting/ Set Design)
Dancehouse (Australia)
Created and Performed by Renae Schadler

LOVELY MESS (Lighting Design)
Performance Space, Footscray Community Arts Centre & FOLA
Created by Riot Stage

LET’S GO UP HERE (Lighting Design)
Studio 2, Arts House & FOLA
Created by Slown, Smallen and Son

HAND TO GOD (Lighting Design)
The Alex Theatre
Director: Gary Abrahams

WE MAY HAVE TO CHOOSE (Set and Lighting Design)
Britanico Cultural San de Lurigancho, Surco and Miraflores), Lima, Peru
Writer & Performer: Emma Hall, Director: Prue Clark

2017

GATE TO PARADISE (Lighting Design)
The Beckett, Malthouse Theatre (for One Tree Theatre)
Director: Nancy Black

DESERT 6.29 (Lighting Design)
Red Stitch Theatre
Director: Bridget Balodis

NICHE (Lighting Design)
Northcote Town Hall
Director: Nic Dorward
Created and Produced by Elbow Room

LOOKING GLASS (Lighting Design)
45 Downstairs
Director: Susie Dee
Winner for 2016 Green Room Award (Lighting Design)

MINNIE & LIRAZ (Tour Lighting Associate)
Geelong Performing Arts Centre
Lighting Design: Matt Scott
Director: Anne-Louise Sarks

SALT (Lighting Design)
La Mama Courthouse
She Said Theatre

ANGELS IN AMERICA (Lighting Placement)
The Lyttleton Theatre, The National Theatre London
Lighting Design: Paule Constable
Director: Marianne Elliott

SEVENTEEN (Lighting Placement)
The Lyric Hammersmith and Belvoir Theatre
Lighting Design: Paule Constable
Director: Anne-Louise Sarks

THE WINTER’S TALE (Lighting Placement)
London Coliseum, The English National Opera
Lighting Design: Jon Clark
Director: Rory Kinnear

IF IT’S ALL MY VEINS (Original Lighting Design)
Dancehouse, Dance Massive Festival 2017
Choreographer: Martin Hansen

WE MAY HAVE TO CHOOSE (Set and Lighting Design)
Darwin Festival
Auckland Fringe
NZ Fringe Wellington
Writer & Performer: Emma Hall, Director: Prue Clark

2016

ANTI HAMLET (Lighting Design)
Theatreworks Selected Season
Director: Mark Wilson
Nominated for 2016 Green Room Award (Production)

TURBINE (Lighting Design)
The Beckett Theatre, Malthouse Theatre
Regional Tour to Geelong Courthouse Theatre and Wangaratta Performing Arts Centre.
Director: Janice Muller

RESTORE (Set and Lighting Design)
North Melbourne Town Hall, Melbourne Fringe Festival
Creator: Renae Schadler

LOVE and INFORMATION (Lighting Design)
NIDA Open Productions, Theatreworks
Director: Kat Henry

CONVICTION (Lighting Design)
Northcote Town Hall, Speak Easy Program
Director: Declan Greene

CAMEL (Lighting Design)
Arts House, NEXT Wave Festival
Choreographer: Geoffrey Watson

GROUND CONTROL (Set and Lighting Design)
Northcote Town Hall, NEXT Wave Festival
Director: Bridget Balodis
QUT The Loft, Brisbane Festival
Tour Director: Mark Pritchard
Nominated for 2016 Green Room Award (Lighting)

REASONS TO STAY INSIDE (Lighting Design)
Perth Fringe Festival
Director: Prue Clark

WE MAY HAVE TO CHOOSE (Set & Lighting Design)
Perth Fringe Festival
Melbourne Encore Season (La Mama)
Brisbane Festival
Writer & Performer: Emma Hall
Director: Prue Clark

KIER CHOROEOGRPAHIC AWARDS (Lighting Design)
Semi-Finals Dancehouse; Finals Carriageworks

Sarah Aiken: Tools for Personal Expansion, Choreographer: Sarah Aiken (FINALIST)

If It’s All in my Veins, Choreographer: Martin Hansen (FINALIST)

RUMPUS (Lighting Design)
Footscray Community Arts Centre, Festival of Live Art
Creator: Ahmarnya Price

TRIUMPH (Lighting Design)
45 Downstairs
Director: Mark Pritchard

2015

THE LISTIES RUIN XMAS (Lighting Design)
The Beckett, Malthouse Theatre
The Drama Theatre, Sydney Opera House
Creators: The Listies

THE ONE (Lighting Design)
45 Downstairs, Poppyseed Festival
Director: Tanya Dickson

THE JUDGEMENT (Lighting Design)
La Mama Courthouse
Director: Samara Hersch

JURASSICA (Lighting Design)
Red Stitch Theatre
Director: Bridget Balodis

REASONS TO STAY INSIDE (Lighting Design)
North Melbourne Town Hall, Melbourne Fringe Festival
Director: Prue Clark

SETS (Lighting Design)
Dancehouse, Housemate Season
Choreographer: Sarah Aiken

DREAM HOME (Lighting Design)
Northcote Town Hall, Speak Easy Program
Director: Luke Kerridge

MKA DOUBLE FEATURE (Lighting Design)
Melbourne Theatre Company, Neon Season
Directors: Kat Henry and John Kachoyan

10,000 SMALL DEATHS (Lighting Design)
Dancehouse, Dance Massive Festival
Choreographer: Paula Lay

EXCHANGE 2015 (Scenography Collaborator)
Arts House, Fragment 31 & Taipei Arts, Dance Massive
Participating Artists: Lee Tsung-hsuan, Melanie Lane, Wu Yu-Hsien, Peter Fraser, Tien Hsiao-Tzu, Natalie Abbott

WE MAY HAVE TO CHOOSE (Set and Lighting Design)
Adelaide Fringe
Edinburgh Fringe
Melbourne Fringe
Writer & Performer: Emma Hall, Director: Prue Clark

2014

META (Lighting Design)
Malthouse Theatre, Helium Season
Director: Samara Hersch

4383 DAYS OF THE CHILD (Lighting Design)
VCA PHD Performance

ANGRY SEXX (Lighting Design)
Upstairs at Errols, Melbourne Fringe Hub
Director: Bridget Balodis

WOMEN OF TROY (Lighting Design)
NIDA Open Productions, Theatreworks
Director: Netta Yashchin

HELLO THERE, WE’VE BEEN WAITING (Lighting Design)
Studio 1, ACMI, NEXT Wave Festival
Director: Samara Hersch

DROPPED (Lighting Design)
La Mama Courthouse
Director: Prue Clark

2013

ARDEN v ARDEN (Lighting Design)
Northcote Town Hall, The Hayloft Project
Director: Benedict Hardie

ATTEMPTS ON HER LIFE (Lighting Design)
NIDA Open Productions, Gasworks
Director: Kat Henry

DROPPED (Lighting Design)
North Melbourne Town Hall, Melbourne Fringe Festival
Director: Prue Clark
Nominated for 2013 Green Room Award (Lighting)

FOXFINDER (Lighting Design)
Red Stitch Actors Theatre
Director: Kat Henry
Nominated for 2013 Green Room Award (Lighting)

WHAT DO I WANT? (Lighting Design)
Seaworks, The Women’s Circus
Director: Spenser Inwood

TEN WORLDS (Co- Lighting Design with Paula Van Beek)
Dancehouse
Choreographer: Helen Smith

GROUP SHOW (Lighting Designer)
Northcote Town Hall, MKA Theatre
Directors: Luke Kerridge and Prue Clark

2012

NOA (Lighting Design)
La Mama Theatre
Director: Samara Hersch

100% MELBOURNE (Design Assistant to Jen Hector)
Melbourne Town Hall, Rimini Protocol

HA LF (Co-Lighting Design with Paula Van Beek)
Victorian College of the Arts
Choreographer: Mariaa Randall

 ONE ACT PLAYS: Orlando and The Bloody Chamber (Lighting Designer)
Victorian College of the Arts
Directors: Luke Kerridge and Prue Clarke

GRANTS and AWARDS

GREEN ROOM AWARDS

WINNER for Contest (2018)
Nominated for Moral Panic (2018)
WINNER for Looking Glass (2017)
Nominated for Ground Control (Next Wave Festival, 2016)
WINNER for body of work (2015)
Nominated for Dropped (Melbourne Fringe, 2013)
Nominated for Foxfinder (Red Stitch, 2013)

IAN POTTER CULTURAL TRUST TRAVEL GRANT (2017)

Support for travel to London, United Kingdom.

Lighting Secondments:
Angels in American, The National Theatre. Lighting Designer: Paule Constable
The Winter’s Tale, English National Opera. Lighting Designer: Jon Clark
Seventeen, Lyric Hammersmith. Lighting Designer: Paule Constable

AUSTRALIA COUNCIL DEVELOPMENT GRANT (2017)

Support for travel to undertake placements with international lighting designers Paule Constable and Jon Clark in London.

MELBOURNE THEATRE COMPANY’S WOMEN in THEATRE PROGRAM (2016)

Lighting Participant
Mentorship with Paul Jackson

MALTHOUSE BESEN FAMILY ARTIST PROGRAM (2014)

Mentorship with Paul Jackson

JUMP MENTORSHIP (2014)

Mentorship with The Rabble (with collaborator Lucy Thornett)

ARTSTART (2013)

Placement with Dewey Dell for Marzo (Venice Biennale)
Placement with Hartley TA Kemp (Edinburgh Fringe Festival)

VICTORIAN COLLEGE of the ARTS (2012)

The Orloff Family Charitable Trust Scholarship (for excellence in theatre)

EDUCATION

RMIT (2013, 2015)
Lighting Engineering and Design

VICTORIAN COLLEGE of the ARTS  (2012)
Post Graduate Diploma in Performance Creation (Lighting Design)
Recipient of The Orloff Family Charitable Trust Scholarship

WESTERN AUSTRALIAN ACADEMY of PERFORMING ARTS (2004 – 2006)
Advanced Diploma of Live Production, Theatre and Events (Lighting)