Richard Roberts

Set and Costume Designer

Background: Head of Design at WAAPA 1991-6, Head of the School of Production at the Victorian College of the Arts 2000-2007.  Has designed for drama, dance, film, television, opera. Graduated from the Flinders University Drama course; appointed Resident Designer with South Australian Theatre Co.; moved to Sydney as freelance designer, 1981; resident designer MTC, 1986-1991. Green Room Awards for Stolen (1998), Life After George (2000), Requiem (2002), Molto Vivace (2004)

OA repertoire: Fledermaus, The Pirates of Penzance, My Fair Lady, La sonnambula, Don Pasquale. Oz Opera – The Barber of Seville, Rigoletto

Other Companies: include Nimrod, STC, Company B, SBS television, Playbox, State Theatre Company of SA, Queensland Theatre Company, Black Swan Theatre Company. Designs include Macbeth, Dreams in an Empty City, As You Like It, Hedda Gabler, The Sapphires, All My Sons (MTC); The Magic Flute (WAO); Stolen (Playbox); Requiem, Molto Vivace, Raymonda (The Australian Ballet); The Coronation of Poppea, Don Giovanni (Victorian Opera)