Antoinette has a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the National Art School, and has also studied the Bachelor of Dramatic Art (Design) at NIDA.
Prior to commencing the Master of Fine Arts (Design for Performance) course, Antoinette had engaged in set and costume design in theatre and opera. Highlights included All’s Well That Ends Well, directed by Damien Ryan for Sport for Jove, for which she was nominated for Best Costume Design for an Independent Show and Best Set Design for an Independent Show at the Sydney Theatre Awards – the production winning Best Independent Production of 2014.
Antoinette was the recipient of the Berlin New Music Award, awarded by the Opera Foundation of Australia in 2013 – where she was an assistant at the Komisce Opera, working alongside Barrie Kosky, and the Staatsoper Berlin – continuing her relationship at the Staatsoper the following year.
Whilst pursuing a career in theatre, Antoinette also intends to remain a practising and exhibiting fine artist, working on both conceptual art and drawing/painting.