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Monique Langford
2021 MFA Design for Performance alumni Monique Langford

About Monique

Monique is an emerging costume designer and creator for stage, screen and television. Monique studied a Bachelor of Arts at the University of Melbourne, majoring in Creative Writing and International Politics. Through studying stage and screen writing, Monique fell into designing, using her experience and passion for costume making from her time as a ballerina and circus performer to design and create costumes for multiple independent, community and university productions.

Monique worked as a Costume Standby Assistant on TV soap opera Neighbours and miniseries End Game. Monique was an Associate Artist at Theatre Works in 2018, the winner of Best Costume Design at the University of Melbourne Student Theatre Awards in 2018 and Best Costume Design at the Lyrebird Theatre Awards for Wisdom of Eve in 2020.

Monique is also interested in designing for ballet and opera, and her Diploma of Music and dance qualifications will inform this. Monique also has a Diploma of German and would like to work in Berlin and Vienna.

At NIDA, Monique designed the costumes for Lunacy as part of the Digital Theatre Festival, and later for Orlando.

NIDA Productions

Costume Designer

Costume Designer

Other Productions

Costume Standby Assistant
Neighbours (Television – Fremantle Media

Fremantle Media) - Costume Standby Assistant
End Game (Miniseries

Costume Designer
Wisdom of Eve (Lilydale Athenaeum Theatre Company)

Costume Designer/Maker
Burrinja Circus Festival 2019 (Aerial Showcase)

Assistant Costume Designer/Maker
Miss Saigon (Old Scotch College)

Costume Designer/Stage Manager/Lighting/Sound Operator
Sideways (RedFox3 and 1812 Theatre Company)

Costume Designer/Maker
Witches of Eastwick (University of Melbourne Musical Theatre Association)

Costume Designer
Trinculo (Short Film – Melbourne University Shakespeare Company)

Costume Designer/Maker
The Drowsy Chaperone (University of Melbourne Musical Theatre Association)

Costume Designer/Maker
Burrinja Circus Festival 2018 (Aerial Showcase)

Assistant Stage Manager
God of Carnage (RedFox3)

Assistant Set/Costume Designer
Fierce (Theatre Works)

University of Melbourne Writers Festival (Encounters with Writing Festival)

Costume Designer/Maker
The Heathers (University of Melbourne Musical Theatre Association)


Associate Artist 2018 (Costume and Set)
Theatre Works