Awards and Distinctions

2013  Elizabeth Sterling Haynes Award nomination for Outstanding Independent Production, “The Age of Arousal”

2010  Elizabeth Sterling Haynes Award nomination for Outstanding Fringe Production, "Bashir Lazhar"

2008  Montreal English Critics Circle Award (MECCA) for Best Set Design, "7 Stories"

Productions

2014  “The Rose Tattoo” by Tennessee Williams. Director: Todd Hammond, George Brown Theatre School. Role: Costume Designer

2013  “Vigilante” by Jonathan Christenson. Director: Jonathan Christenson, Catalyst Theatre. Role: Lighting Designer

2013  “Récolte” by Joëlle Préfontaine. Director: Philippe Soldevila, L’UniThéâtre. Role: Set, Costume & Lighting Designer

2013  Michael Langham Workshop for Classical Direction presentation. Directors: Kevin Bennett, Mitchell Cushman, Andrea Donaldson, Kevin Hammon, Birgit Schreyer-Duarte, Ken Schwartz, Stratford Festival. Role: Design Coordinator.

2013  “The Age of Arousal” by Linda Griffiths. Director: Wayne Paquette, The Maggie Tree/Blarney Productions. Role: Set, Costume & Lighting Designer

2012  “Joyful Noise” by Tim Slover. Director: Kevin McKendrick, Theatre North West. Role: Costume Designer

2012  “Extremities” by William Mastrosimone. Director: Paul Gélineau, Keyano Theatre Company. Role: Set, Costume & Lighting Designer

2012  “Living With Henry” by Christopher Wilson. Director: Donna Marie Baratta, New York Musical Theatre Festival. Role: Set, Costume & Lighting Designer.

2012  “The Farnsworth Invention” by Aaron Sorkin. Director: Claude Giroux, Keyano Theatre Company. Role: Set Designer

2012  “Chicago” by Fred Ebb & Bob Fosse, music by John Kander. Director: Valmai Goggin, Keyano Theatre Company. Role: Set Designer

2012  “The Brute” by Anton Chekhov. Director: Jeremy Laurence, Lakeland College. Role: Costume Designer

2012  “A Marriage Proposal” by Anton Chekhov. Director: Alanna Negri, Lakeland College. Role: Costume Designer

2011  “Vernon God Little” by D.B.C. Pierre, adaptation by Tanya Rodner. Director: Jim Guedo, Grant MacEwan University. Role: Set & Costume Designer

2011  “Xanadu” by Douglas Carter Beane, music & lyrics by Jeff Lynne & John Farrar. Director: Jim Guedo, Grant MacEwan University. Role: Set Designer

2011  “Company” by George Furth, music & lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. Director: David Horak, Grant MacEwan University. Role: Set & Costume Designer

2011  “Excess Unwanted Growth” by David Owen. Director: Karmen J. Rodomar, Liquid Meld. Role: Set & Costume Designer

2011  “Tumit” by Reneltta Arluk. Director: Kathleen Weiss, Workshop West Canoe Festival. Role: Set Designer

2010  “How I Learned to Drive” by Paula Vogel. Director: Karmen J. Rodomar, Liquid Meld. Role: Set, Costume & Lighting Designer

2010  “Dark Owl” by Laval Goupil. Director: Jessica Abdallah, Tableau d’Hôte. Role: Set Designer

2010  “Eurydice” by Sarah Ruhl. Director: David Horak, University of Alberta Studio Theatre. Role: Set, Costume & Lighting Designer

2010  “Much Ado About Nothing” by William Shakespeare. Director: Martin Fishman, Shakespeare in the Park Calgary. Role: Set & Costume Designer

2010  “Othello” by William Shakespeare. Director: Martin Fishman, Shakespeare in the Park Calgary. Role: Set & Costume Designer

2010  “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” by Rachel Sheinkin, music & lyrics by William Finn. Director: Doug Mertz, Citadel Young Musical Company. Role: Set & Costume Designer

2010  “While We’re Young” by Don Hannah. Director: Andrea Boyd, Citadel Young Acting Company. Role: Set & Costume Designer

2010  Foote Theatre School class presentations by various authors. Director: various, Citadel Theatre. Role: Set, Costume & Props Co-ordinator

2010  “University of Alberta New Works Festival” by various authors. Director: various, University of Alberta. Role: Set & Lighting Designer

2009  “Goodnight Desdemona (Good Morning Juliet)” by Ann-Marie MacDonald. Director: Marianne Copithorne, University of Alberta Studio Theatre. Role: Costume Designer

2009  “Tideline” by Wajdi Moawad. Director: Jeff Page, University of Alberta Studio Theatre. Role: Lighting Designer

2009  “Open Tracks” by Hedda Hakvåg. Director: Perry Gratton, Nextfest Arts Company. Role: Set, Costume & Lighting Designer

2009  “Bashir Lazhar” by Evelyne de la Chenalière. Director: Piet Defraeye, Wishbone Theatre. Role: Co-Production Designer

2009  “University of Alberta New Works Festival” by various authors. Director: various, University of Alberta. Role: Set Designer

2009  “Major Barbara” by George Bernard Shaw. Director: Jim Mezon, University of Alberta Studio Theatre. Role: Set Designer

2008  “7 Stories” by Morris Panych. Director: Olivier Perras, Tableau d’Hôte. Role: Set Designer

2008  “Brilliant Traces” by Cindy Lou Johnson. Director: Alexandra Prichard, Discord & Din. Role: Set & Costume Designer

2007  “Per/Son/Alia” by Kristine Gorsline & Lindsay Wilson. Director: Sandeep Bhagwati, Concordia University. Role: Set Designer

2005  “Antigone” by Sophocles. Director: Matt Naporowski, Queen’s University Classics. Role: Set & Costume Designer

2005  “L’Elisir d’Amore” by Gaetano Donizetti. Director: Alanna Negri, Queen’s Student Opera Company. Role: Costume Designer

2004  “Orfeo ed Euridice” by Christoph Willibald Gluck. Director: Madeleine Young, Queen’s Student Opera Company. Role: Props Designer

Associate Design

2014  “Alice Through the Looking-Glass” by Lewis Caroll, adapted by James Reaney. Director: Jillian Keilley, Stratford Festival. Role: Associate Set & Costume Designer to Bretta Gerecke

2012  “Ordinary Days” by Joseph Aragon, music & lyrics by Adam Gwon. Director: Kayla Gordon, Angelwalk Theatre. Role: Associate Lighting Designer to Siobhán Sleath

Design Assistantships

2013  “The Merchant of Venice” by William Shakespeare. Director: Antoni Cimonlino, Stratford Festival. Role: Assistant Costume Designer to Charlotte Dean

2013  “The Three Musketeers” by Peter Raby. Director: Miles Potter, Stratford Festival. Role: Assistant Costume Designer to Gillian Gallow

2012  “Elektra” by Sophocles, translation by Anne Carson. Director: Thomas Moschopoulos, Stratford Shakespeare Festival. Role: Assistant Set Designer to Ellie Papageorgakopoulu

2012  “Wanderlust” by Morris Panych, music by Marek Norman. Director: Morris Panych, Stratford Shakespeare Festival. Role: Assistant Set Designer to Ken MacDonald

2012  “Cymbeline” by William Shakespeare. Director: Antoni Cimolino, Stratford Shakespeare Festival. Role: Assistant Set Designer to Scott Penner

2011  “The Homecoming” by Harold Pinter. Director: Jennifer Tarver, Stratford Shakespeare Festival. Role: Assistant Set & Costume Designer to Leslie Frankish

2011  “Hunchback” by Jonathan Christenson. Director: Jonathan Christenson, Catalyst/Citadel. Role: Assistant Lighting Designer to Bretta Gerecke

2009  “Roberto Zucco” by Bernard-Marie Koltès. Director: Stefan Dzeparoski, University of Alberta Studio Theatre. Role: Assistant Lighting Designer to Robert Shannon

2008  “Without You” by Nicole Moeller. Director: Bradley Moss, University of Alberta Studio Theatre. Role: Assistant Set Designer to April Viczko

2008  “Largo Desolato” by Vaclav Havel. Director: Beau Coleman, University of Alberta Studio Theatre. Role: Assistant Costume Designer to Colin Winslow

2008  Festival Dance Program by various authors. Director: various, Banff Centre Summer Arts Festival. Role: Assistant Set Designer to Scott Reid

2008  “Dido and Aeneas” by Henry Purcell. Director: Kelly Robinson, Banff Centre Summer Arts Festival. Role: Assistant Set Designer to Scott Reid & Assistant Costume Designer to Julia Tribe

2008  “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” by Benjamin Britten. Director: Kelly Robinson, Banff Centre Summer Arts Festival. Role: Assistant Set Designer to Scott Reid & Assistant Costume Designer to Julia Tribe

2006  “The Queens” by Normand Chaurette. Director: Emma Tibaldi, Concordia University. Role: Assistant Costume Designer to Vivienne Pilon-Toppings

2006  “La Mégère Apprivoisée (Taming of the Shrew)” by William Shakespeare. Director: Philippe Côté, Théâtre Longue Vue, la suite (V2). Role: Assistant Set Designer to Marilène Bastien

2005  “Amadeus” by Peter Shaffer. Director: Michael Murphy, Staged and Confused. Role: Assistant Costume Designer to Jane Garrah

2004  “Orfeo ed Euridice” by Christoph Willibald Gluck. Director: Madeleine Young, Queen’s Student Opera Company. Role: Assistant Set Designer to Michael Walker

Education

2008-2010  Master of Fine Arts, Theatre Design, University of Alberta
2005-2007  Bachelor of Fine Arts, Design for the Theatre Specialization, Concordia University
2001-2005  Bachelor of Arts (Honours), Mathematics and Economics, Queen’s University

Training at the University of Alberta

CAD for the Theatre: Tim Williamson   Costume Design: Lee Livingstone, David Lovett, Snezana Pesic, Robert Shannon, Guido Tondino, Colin Winslow   Lighting Design: Lee Livingstone, Robert Shannon   History of Design: Robert Shannon, Guido Tondino   Set Design: Lee Livingstone, David Lovett, Robert Shannon, Guido Tondino, April Viczko, Colin Winslow

Training at Concordia University

Art History: Anna Waclawek   Costume Design: Raymond Marius Boucher   Costume History: Pamela Grimaud   Directing: Sarah Stanley   Lighting: Eric Mongerson   Performance: Kate Bligh   Production: Amy Keith   Set Design: Raymond Marius Boucher, Eric Mongerson   Text Analysis: Harry Standjofski   Textile Printing & Dyeing: Mary Sui Yee Wong   Theatre & Development: Rachael van Fossen   Theatre History: Edward Little, Mark Sussman   Visual & Performing Arts in Canada: Craig Morrison

Related Training

2007 Traditional Czech Marionette Workshop, Marek Beĉka, Prague Quadrennial Scenofest, Czech Republic

2006 Acrylic & Oil Painting, Mary Hayes, Visual Arts Centre, Westmount, QC

2005 Watercolour Painting, Ron Pickering, Kingston School of Art, Kingston, ON

2005 Ancient Greek & Roman Theatre, R. D. Griffith, Queen’s University, Kingston, ON

2004-2005 Study of Drama, Judith Fisher, Tim Fort, John Lazarus, Greg Wanless, Queen’s University, Kingston, ON

2004 Composition, Debbie Smith, Kingston School of Art, Kingston, ON

2004 Life Drawing, Erik Fraser, Kingston School of Art, Kingston, ON

2004 Australian & New Zealand Theatre, Lisa Warrington, Otago University, Dunedin, New Zealand

2003 Pencil & Charcoal Drawing, Debbie Smith, Kingston School of Art, Kingston, ON

2003 Shakespeare in Performance, Janelle Jenstad, Guelph University Open Learning Centre, Stratford, ON

Teaching Experience

University of Alberta: Production (principal instructor, 2008-2009), Production Performance (design advisor 2010), Lighting Design (teaching assistant, 2009), Advanced Lighting Design (teaching assistant, 2010)

Citadel Theatre Robbins Academy: Foote Theatre School summer & March Break camp design instructor, 2009