Sydney Opera House

Kate Hawley



Background: Trained in graphic design at Wellington School of Design. Received Television New Zealand Scholarship to study at The Motley School of Theatre Design in London. Has worked in Film, Television and Stage design throughout Europe, and as a Production Designer and Art Director

OA repertoire: The Love of the Nightingale

Other Companies: Costume Designer: The Love of the Nightingale (Perth International Arts Festival, Melbourne, Brisbane), Albert Herring (Aldeburgh Festival), The Trial of the Cannibal Dog, Bitter Calm (NZ International Arts Festival), Lucia di Lammermoor (NZ Opera), La Tete (Royal National Theatre Studio), Alice in Wonderland (The Danielli, Venice), La bohème (Wexford Festival & NZ Opera), Oberto (Opera North), Die Fledermaus (European Chamber Opera), The Blonde, The Brunette and the Vengeful Redhead (Auckland Theatre Company), On A Clear Day (Ikon Productions), Castle of Lies (First Sun Productions); Additional Costume Design: The Lovely Bones. Costume Designer for Guillermo Del Toro during his Directorship on The Hobbit. Currently designing costumes for GDT’s feature film Pacific Rim

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