Grace Deacon

GraceGrace is a set and costume designer working across theatre, film and television. At NIDA she completed a Bachelor of Fine Arts (Design for Performance) before continuing on with a Masters degree.
In her time at NIDA, Grace collaborated with some of Australia’s leading theatre directors, including Judy Davis and Kate Champion. 
Grace designed set and costumes for God of Carnage (NIDA), set and costumes for This Bitter Earth (New Theatre), set for MEAT EATERS (NIDA) and costumes for Blood on the Cat’s Neck (Kings Cross Theatre).
In 2020, Grace remounted her design for This Bitter Earth for Theatre Works and Midsumma Festival. In 2018, Grace seconded with Julio Himede in New York and Los Angeles on the Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards, and designed We Are Gods (NIDA), Distant Places by Essie Holt (triple j Unearthed/NIDA) and Optics (short film).
Grace is the recipient of a William Fletcher Foundation Grant and the Peter Ivany Award.

NIDA Productions
God of Carnage - Set/Costume Designer
MEAT EATERS - Set Designer
We Are Gods - Set/Costume Designer
EXPONIDA 2018 - Co-Designer
Distant Places by Essie Holt (triple j Unearthed music video) - Set/Costume Designer
Stronger Lines by Rachel Maria Cox (triple j Unearthed music video) - Costume Designer
The Horrific Murder of Grigori Rasputin (short film) - Art Department
Another Country - Design Assistant
El Dorado - Design Assistant

Other Productions
This Bitter Earth - Set/Costume Designer
Blood on the Cat’s Neck - Costume Designer
there will be a climax (The Old Fitz) - Assistant Stage Manager
Drunk History, Australia Channel 10 - Art Department
The Lieutenant of Inishmore - Set/Costume Designer
12 Angry Men - Costume Designer

Secondment
Julio Himede - Design Assistant and Art Department

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