Isabel Hudson

Isabel Hudson is an award-winning set and costume designer.

Isabel won Sydney Theatre Awards for Best Set Design of an Independent Production in both 2019 and 2018 – for her set designs on the smash-hit, sold out musicals American Psycho and Cry-Baby at Hayes Theatre Co. Nominations include: for the APDG Award for Best Set Design for her work on Hubris And Humiliation (Sydney Theatre Co.), Sydney Theatre Award nominations for Best Set Design for The View Upstairs (Hayes Theatre Co.), and for Dry Land (Outhouse Theatre Co.).

Selected designs include: Constellations, Hubris And Humiliation (Sydney Theatre Company); Jailbaby, Pony(Griffin Theatre Company); Maureen: Harbinger Of Death (Sydney Festival/Rising Festival); Torch The Place (Melbourne Theatre Company); Farnace (Pinchgut Opera); Winyanboga Yurringa, Every Brilliant Thing (Belvoir); Young Frankenstein, American Psycho (Hayes Theatre Co); Jess & Joe Forever, (Belvoir 25A); The Rise And Fall Of Little Voice (Darlinghurst Theatre Co.); The Shifting Heart, Blackrock (Seymour Centre); Edward The Emu (Monkey Baa Theatre); Dry Land, She Rode Horses Like The Stock Exchange (Kings Cross Theatre); King Of Pigs, Eurydices (Old Fitz); Little Borders (Old 505 Theatre); Chamber Pot Opera (Sydney Opera House, Edinburgh Festival, St Petersburg season); Intersection, Journey’s End (ATYP); The Rolling Stone (Outhouse Theatre Co); The Plant (Ensemble); Hurt (HotHouse Theatre & Downstairs Belvoir); Who’s Your Baghdaddy (Curveball Creative).

For Global Creatures Isabel is associate set designer for Moulin Rouge Australia, Korea and Japan; for Opera Australia, Isabel was assistant designer for Merry Widow and My Fair Lady; and for Sydney Theatre Company, she was associate designer on Fun Home directed by Dean Bryant.

Isabel holds a Bachelor of Design from NIDA and a Bachelor of Arts (Screen and Sound) from the University of New South Wales.  She is a lecturer at NIDA in Design for Performance.