NIDA acknowledges the Traditional Owners and Custodians of the sacred lands, from the mountains to the sea, on which we learn and tell stories.

The lands of the Bidjigal, Gadigal, Dharawal and Dharug peoples. We pay our respects to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elders past and present.

Phoebe Pilcher

PhoebePhoebe is a Sydney-based lighting designer with a specialisation in new work and collaborative processes.
Phoebe is a graduate of the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (Diploma of Live Production and Technical Services, Specialisation in Lighting, 2016; Advanced Diploma of Live Production and Management Services, 2017).
Phoebe’s credits span across theatre, dance, opera, musical theatre and performance art. Recent credits include Slaughterhouse (Belvoir– 25A), This Bitter Earth (New Theatre), A Girl in School Uniform (Walks Into a Bar) (Kings Cross Theatre), Let me finish, Poorly Drawn Shark, The Inconsequential Lives of Little Fish, HIRO and Unveiling: Gay Sex for Endtimes (The Blue Room Theatre); Starstruck The Stage Musical and MEAT EATERS (NIDA).
Phoebe seconded with Nick Schlieper on Photograph 51 for Melbourne Theatre Company and Packer & Sons for Belvoir.
In 2020, Phoebe remounted her designs for This Bitter Earth and Poorly Drawn Shark for Theatre Works and Midsumma Festival and designed The Bridges of Madison County for the Hayes Theatre.
For her work on Unveiling: Gay Sex for Endtimes, Phoebe was nominated for the 2018 Performing Arts WA Award for Best Lighting Design. Phoebe is one half of independent queer theatre company, bub.

NIDA Productions
When Vampires Shop - Lighting Designer
Amélie - Lighting Designer
Starstruck The Stage Musical - Lighting Designer
MEAT EATERS - Lighting Designer

Other Productions
Slaughterhouse (Belvoir: 25A) - Lighting Designer
This Bitter Earth (New Theatre) - Lighting Designer
A Girl in School Uniform (Walks Into a Bar) (Kings Cross Theatre) - Lighting Designer
Cool Pool Party (Bondi Feast) - Lighting Designer
Unveiling: Gay Sex for Endtimes (Renegade Productions) - Lighting Designer
HIRO (The Blue Room Theatre) - Lighting Designer
Poorly Drawn Shark (Squid Vicious) - Lighting Designer
Let me finish (The Blue Room Theatre) - Lighting Designer
Minus One Sister (Summer Nights) - Lighting Designer

Packer & Sons (Belvoir) - Lighting Design
Photograph 51 (Melbourne Theatre Company) - Lighting Design
Barbara and the Camp Dogs (Belvoir) - Lighting Design
American Psycho (Hayes Theatre) - Lighting Design

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