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THEATRE DESIGN CREDITS

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2022

Women of Science* UofC Alchemy, Philosophers and Educators of Science Conference, World Stage Design – Production Design – dir.: Christine Brubaker

2021

The Bus Stop UofC Mainstage – Set – dir.: Nick Wang

2019

Strangers on a Train Vertigo Theatre – Costume – dir.: Anita Rochon

Might As Well Be Dead: A Nero Wolfe Mystery Vertigo Theatre – Costume – dir.: Haysam Kadri

Machinal  UofC Mainstage – Set – dir.: Zach McKendrick

2018

antigone lives  UofC Mainstage – Set –  dir.: Christine Brubaker

Slime The Only Animal & Banff Centre for the Arts – Costume dir.: Kendra Fanconi

Home is a Beautiful Word Sum Theatre with Persephone Theatre – Set – dir.: Michael Shamata

Shakespeare’s R&J Kill Your Television – Production – dir.: Kevin Sutley

Sterling Nomination for Outstanding Independent Production

2017

Skylight Theatre Calgary – Lighting – dir.: Val Planche

Crazy for You Theatre Calgary – Associate Lighting Designer – dir.: Dana Tekatch

Trace Vertical City and High Performance Rodeo – Lighting – dir.: Bruce Barton

2016

Six Characters in Search of an AuthorUofC Mainstage –  Set & Costume – dir.: Val Campbell

PseudolusUofC Foothills Stadium – Set & Costume – dir.: Alyssa Bradac

All Good ThingsVertical City and SCPA – Lighting – dir.: Bruce Barton

PassagesUofC Music Concert – Projection – composer: David Eagle

The Learned LadiesUofC MainStage – Set & Costume – dir.: Inouk Touzin

Raise Your VoiceUofC Music Concert – Projection & Lighting – dir.: Laura Hynes

2015

The MousetrapVertigo Theatre – Costume – dir.: Kate Newby

Man Equals ManUofC Mainstage – Costume – dir.: Timothy Sutherland

Impulse*  UofC Presentation – Design Team – PQ 2015 – dir.: Dawn McCaugherty

2014

Butcher*Alberta Theatre Projects – Costume – dir.: Weyni Mengesha

Betty Nomination for Outstanding Production of a Play

2013

The Love of the NightingaleUofC Mainstage –  Set, Costume, Lights & Proj. – dir: A. Bradac

The Circle*Alberta Theatre Projects – Costume – dir.: Linda

The Apology*Alberta Theatre Projects – Costume – dir.: Kate Newby

In the Heat of the NightVertigo Theatre – Costume – dir.: Kate Newby

Betty Nomination for Outstanding Production of a Play

2012

Fair Libertys CallUofC Mainstage –  Set, Costume & Lights – dir.: Dawn McCaugherty

Drama: Pilot Episode*Alberta Theatre Projects – Costume – dir.: Blake Brooker

Ash Rizin*Alberta Theatre Projects – Costume – dir.: Patrick McDonald

Betty Nomination for Outstanding Production of a Musical

Thinking of Yu*Alberta Theatre Projects – Costume – dir.: Alan Dilworth

2011

The Swamp DwellersUofC Mainstage – Set, Costume, Lights & Projection – dir.: Ed Ogum

True Love LiesCitadel – Costumes – dir.: Ron Jenkins

Sterling Nomination for Outstanding Production of a Play

King LearUofC Mainstage – Lights – dir.: Patrick Finn

Backwater*Windrow Performance – Set, Costume & Lights – dir.: Amber Borotsik

Sterling Nomination for Outstanding Independent Production

2010

Perfect PieUofC Mainstage – Production – dir.: Heidi Malazdrewich

Garage Alec*Village Theatre – Set – dir.: Ron Jenkins

Sterling Nomination for Outstanding Independent Production

As You Like ItCitadel Theatre – Set & Costume – dir.: James MacDonald

A Connecticut Yankee In King Arthurs CourtMacEwan University – Costume – dir: C. Derkatch

Pacific OverturesMacEwan University – Set – dir.: Bridget Ryan

SpineRealwheels/UofA/SFU – Costume – dir.: Bob Frazer

2009

BlackbirdCitadel Theatre – Costume – dir.: Wayne Paquette

Back to You*Musical Theatreworks – Set & Lights – dir.: Barbara Tomasic

Seed Savers*Workshop West – Set & Lights – dir.: Michael Clark

Victor & Victorias  Terrifying Tale of Terrible Things*Kill Your TV – Production – dir.: K. Sutley

Sterling Award for Outstanding Production of a Fringe Play – Selected for NYC Fringe

Proof   Keyano Theatre  – Production – dir.: Sarah Ferguson

Glorious!Shadow Theatre – Set & Lights – dir.: Wayne Paquette

The Addlepated Nixie*Grant MacEwan College – Set & Costumes – dir.: Stewart Lemoine

Stray*Workshop West – Costume – dir.: Michael Clark

Hello HelloKill Your Television – Production – dir.: Kevin Sutley

Sterling Award for Outstanding Independent Production

2008

Without You*Studio Theatre – Set – dir.: Bradley Moss

Whos Afraid of Virginia Wolf?Studio Theatre – Costume – dir.: Rob Moffatt

Picasso at the Lapin AgileKeyano Theatre  – Production – dir.: Sarah Ferguson

Twelfth NightStudio Theatre – Production – dir.: Mary Vingoe

What the Butler SawStudio Theatre – Costume – dir.: Ron Jenkins

The MaidsStudio Theatre – Lighting – dir.: Ian Leung

2007

Stones in His PocketsGlobe Theatre – Set, Projection & Costume – dir.: Geoff Whynot

2006

The Double InconstancyStudio Theatre – Costume – dir.: Marianne Copithorne

Mrs. KleinStudio Theatre – Set & Projection – dir.: Julien Arnold

Much Ado About NothingTheatre by the Bay – Costume – dir.:  Richard Rose

After JulietLKTYP – Set & Costume – dir.: Andrew Lamb

Over the River and Through the WoodsGlobe Theatre – Set & Costume – dir.: Geoff Whynot

2005

Jane EyreGeorge Brown Theatre – Set & Costume – dir.: Rosemary Dunsmore

Working Girls*Working Girls Productions – Set & Costume – dir.: Melissa Haller

The Last Days of Judas IscariotBirdLand Theatre – Costume – dir.: David Ferry

Dora Nomination for Outstanding Costume Design;

Dora Award for Outstanding Production

This Castle*Moonhorse Dance Theatre – Costume & Projection – dir.: P. Powell & C. Moore

YermaGeorge Brown Theatre – Set & Costume – dir.: Richard Rose

Beas NieceTarragon Theatre – Set, Projection & Costume – dir.: Richard Rose

Hockey Mom, Hockey Dad – Marquis Ent. Tour – Costume – dir.: Rosemary Dunsmore

Half Life*Tarragon / Necessary Angel Theatre – Associate Designer – dir.: Daniel Brooks

RodelindaCanadian Opera Company – Associate Designer – dir.: Tim Albery

MacbethCanadian Opera Company – Associate Designer – dir.: Nic Muni

2004

Fire!   Theatre Calgary – Set & Projection – dir.: Richard Rose

Betty Mitchell Award for Outstanding Production of a Musical

Pride and PrejudiceGeorge Brown Theatre – Set & Costume – dir.: James Simon

Hockey Mom, Hockey DadFactory Theatre – Costume – dir.: Rosemary Dunsmore

Dora Nomination for Outstanding Production

Cymbeline  Stratford Festival – Assistant Set & Costume Designer – dir.: David Latham

2003

Fallen Gypsy*Under the Bridge – Set & Costume – dir.: Linda Matassa

Sleeping BeautyWolf Works/Casa Loma – Costume – dir.:  Mark Allen

2002

Wind in the WillowsGeorge Brown Theatre – Set & Costume – dir.: Sue Miner

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe  Theatre & Co. – Set & Costume – dir.: Mike Peng

Snow WhiteWolf Works/Casa Loma – Costume – dir.: Mark Allen

The FoursomeNew Stages – Set & Costume – dir.: Lorraine Behnan

The Scarlet Pimpernel Stratford Festival – Assistant Set & Costume Design – dir.: D. Garhnum

2001

CinderellaWolf Works/Casa Loma – Costume – dir.: Chris Wilson

Whos Afraid of Virginia Woolf?Stratford Festival – Assistant Designer – dir.: William Carden

Tempest Tost Stratford Festival – Assistant Set & Costume Designer – direcor: Richard Rose

2000

Island of the Mighty * World Classic Theatre – Installation – dir.: Alison Humphrey

Titus Andronicus  Stratford Festival – Assistant Costume Designer  – dir.: Richard Rose

1998

The Devils DiscipleStudio Theatre – Set & Lighting – dir.: J.P. Fournier

Red, Hot and Cole  Studio Theatre – Set – dir.: Michael Murdock

1997

Husk *  Theatre Network/NextFest Set, Light, Costume, Projection – dir.: Sophie Lees

Excavation/The Wild Woman Project* The Works Festival – Costume – dir.: Beau Coleman

FILM & TELEVISION CREDITS

2005  

A Pair of Red Shorts – Veronica Tennant Productions – Production Co-design with Astrid Janson – dir.: Veronica Tennant

2003

Shadow Pleasures:  Handwriting into Dance – Eccentric Things – Associate Production Designer – production designer: Astrid Janson – dir.: Veronica Tennant

Gemini Award for Best Production Design and Nomination for Best Production;

Golden Sheaf for Best Production Design and Best Production

Taste of Shakespeare: Macbeth – Eugenia Foundation – Assistant Art Director – art dir.: Cameron

Porteous  – dir.: Eric Weinthal

2001

Left Handed – World Classic Theatre – Production Design  – dir.: Boaqi Ye

Best Super Short Film at the Anchorage Film Festival

Selected for screening at Sprockets, Toronto; NSI, L.A.; & Indonesia

SPECIAL EVENTS

2007

Honda Leadership Awards, Fireworks Marketing Group, Set & Décor

2003

Casa Loma Christmas Exhibit, Wolf Works, Key Designer

Farm Country Experience, Pacific National Exhibition, Key Set Decorator

2002

Casa Loma Christmas Exhibit, Wolf Works, Key Designer

2001

Canada Summer Games Opening & Closing Ceremonies, London, Ontario,  Assistant Set & Costume Designer

Casa Loma Christmas, Exhibit Wolf Works, Key Designer

2000

24-24-24 Arthur Andersen, Fireworks Marketing Group, Maple Leaf Gardens, Assistant Designer

EXHIBITIONS

World Stage Design 2022, Project Lead. OISTAT, University of Calgary, and CITT/ICTS, Jury Manager: Alexandra Bonds, Calgary, August 2022.

Innovative Costume of the 21st Century: The Next Generation, Lead Canadian Curator. A.A. Bakhrushin State Central Museum, Director Dr. Dmitry Radionov, Chief Curator Susan Tsu, Moscow, Russia, June 2019.

Costume at the Turn of the Century: 1995-2015, Lead Canadian Curator. A.A. Bakhrushin State Central Theatre Museum, Director Dr. Dmitry Radionov, Chief Curator Professor Igor Roussanoff, Moscow, Russia, 2015.

Love of the Nightingale, Costume Sketches, Juried exhibition. Costume at the Turn of the Century: 1995-2015, A.A. Bakhrushin State Central Theatre Museum, Moscow, Russia, 2015.

Shared [private] Space, Canadian Professional and Student Exhibits. Producer and Host, Associated Designers of Canada, Prague Quadrennial of Performance Design and Space, Prague, Czech Republic, 2015.

The Birds, Invited to student exhibition, University of Alberta, Prague Quadrennial of Performance Design and Space, 2008.

Michael Levine: A Retrospective, Assistant Curator. Queen’s Quay Gallery, Curator Cameron Porteous, Toronto, Canada, 1999.

PUBLICATIONS

“Peeking Through the Racks: Shedding Light on Working Conditions of Costume Designers.” Canadian Theatre Review (CTR) Volume 152 Fall 2012: 50-56. Print and Web.

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

Conference Convener

Scenofest. Curatorial Vision, Convener, Jury Manager. OISTAT, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada, August 2022.

Keynote

Taking the Risk. Saskatchewan Theatre Design Festival. Online, April 2021.

Performances

Pseudolus.Set and Costume Design, UofC Foothills Stadium, Dir.: Alyssa Bradac, Calgary, Canada, Congress of the Humanities, May 2016.

All Good Things. Lighting Design, Vertical City and School of Creative and Performing Arts, Dir.: Bruce Barton, Canadian Association of Theatre Research, Calgary, Canada, Congress of the Humanities, May 2016.

Passages. Projection Design, UofC Music Concert, Composer: David Eagle, Calgary, Canada, Congress of the Humanities, May 2016.

Impulse. Design Team, UofC presentation at Scenofest, Prague, Czech Republic, Prague Quadrennial of Performance Design and Space, Prague, Czech Republic, June 2015.

Juried Panel

“Wardrobe of the Future”. Thinking Costume, Prague Quadrennial of Performance Design and Space, June 2019.

“Designing Conventions: Crafting an arc in the post-dramatic, narrative-defiant antigone lives*”. Mid-America Theatre Conference, Cleveland, Ohio, USA, March 2018.

“@ the Edges of Theatre Production: Designers, Documents, Social Media”. Canadian Association of Theatre Research Conference, Victoria, BC – Congress of the Humanities, June 1st, 2013.

Lectures

“Designers Speak Through Sketch”. Associated Designers of Canada, invited lecture, Canadian Professional Exhibit, Prague, Czech Republic – Prague Quadrennial of Performance Design and Space, June 2015.

Workshops

“Wearing Light”. Online workshop presentation, Associated Designers of Canada, 2020.

“Wearable Light with Arduino”. Invited workshop presentation, Rendez-vous 2016, Winnipeg, Canada, 2016.

“Wearing Light”. Refereed workshop presentation, Scenofest, Prague, Czech Republic – Prague Quadrennial of Performance Design and Space, June 2015.

Invited Panel

“How to Fail Successfully”. United States Institute of Theatre Technology Conference, Louisville, Kentucky, USA, March 2019.

“Using Design to Innovate: Penn State Graduate Designer Panel”. Chair of Panel, Mid-America Theatre Conference, Cleveland, Ohio, USA, March 2018.

“Transforming Designers”. International Organisation of Scenographers, Theatre Architects and Technicians, Costume Design Working Group Conference, Taipei, Taiwan – World Stage Design, July 2017.

 AWARDS & RECOGNITION

ACADEMIC

2017     EXCELLENCE IN TEACHING– Faculty of Arts, University of Calgary in recognition of excellence in teaching in the Established Teacher category – $1,000

2016     GREAT SUPERVISOR AWARD – Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Calgary.

2012     DISTINGUISHED RESEARCHER, New Researcher Category– Faculty of Arts, University of Calgary in recognition of my work on “Costume Designers Speak Through Sketch” – $1,000

PROFESSIONAL

2006     SIMINOVITCH PROTÉGÉ PRIZE – selected by prize winner, Dany Lyne – $12,500

DORA NOMINATION for Outstanding Costume Design Independent Theatre Category for The Last Days of Judas Iscariot produced by BirdLand Theatre.

2002     GUTHRIE AWARD for special projects, Stratford Festival of Canada.

2001     BEST SUPER SHORT FILM at the Anchorage Film Festival for Left Handed.

TOM PATTERSON AWARD (designer in training), a Tyrone Guthrie Award, Stratford Festival.