Isabel Hudson (Lecturer Design)

Lecturer Desgin

In 2019, Isabel was the set and costume designer for Winyanboga Yurringa (dir. Anthea Williams) and Every Brilliant Thing (dir. Kate Champion) both for Belvoir St Theatre, The Rise and Fall of Little Voice (dir. Shaun Rennie) at Darlinghurst Theatre Company and Jess & Joe Forever (dir. Shaun Rennie) and Tuesday (dir. Nell Ranney), both for the 25A program at Belvoir.

In 2018 Isabel was the Winner of Best Independent Scenic Design at the Sydney Theatre Awards for her set designed for Cry Baby (dir. Alex Berlage) at Hayes Theatre Co, where she also designed The View Upstairs (dir. Shaun Rennie and nominated for best Scenic Design at the 2018 Sydney Theatre Awards) and She Loves Me (dir. Erin James). Her past credits include designing set and costumes for The Shifting Heart (White Box Productions), The Walworth Farce (dir. Kim Hardwick), A Girl Is A Half-Formed Thing (dir. Erin Taylor), You Got Older (Kings Cross Theatre, dir. Claudia Barrie) and King of Pigs (Red Line Productions, dir. Blazey Best).

In 2017, Isabel designed set and costumes for Dry Land (KXT), which was nominated for Best Scenic Design in Sydney Theatre Awards, She Rode Horses Like the Stock Exchange (dir. Nell Ranney), Grace Under Pressure (Seymour Centre), One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (Sport for Jove), I love you now (Darlinghurst Theatre Company), The Plant (Ensemble Theatre), Intersections (Aiustralian Theatre for Young People), Hurt, Blackrock (White Box Productions), The Block Universe and Journeys End (Cross Pollinate), The Chamber Pot Opera (Bontom; Sydney, Adelaide and Edinburgh seasons 2016-19) and Blackrock (White Box at the Seymour Centre). She also worked as an associate on Opera Australia’s My Fair Lady and as a design associate on The Merry Widow (Opera Australia – set designer Michael Scott-Mitchell).

In 2015 Isabel designed Strindberg’s A Dream Play (dir. Kim Carpenter), Top Girls (dir. Susanna Dowling), Love and Honour and Pride and Pity and Compassion and Sacrifice (dir. Priscilla Jackman). Isabel is a 2015 graduate of the NIDA BFA (Design) course and holds a Bachelor of Arts (Screen and Sound) from the University of New South Wales (2012). She was awarded the William Fletcher Foundation Tertiary Grant for emerging artists in 2015.

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