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James Stibilj
2023 BFA Design for Performance James Stibilj

About James

James Stibilj is a set and costume designer for stage and screen. His dramaturgically driven practice is often informed by a rigorous research methodology and his award winning illustration. Over the next year James aims to pursue set and costume design in Opera, both in Sydney and internationally.

NIDA Productions

Costume Design assistant, Art finisher, scenic art assistant, dresser
Eat me

Set and Costume design assistant, dresser
A Midsummer Nights Dream Opera

Set and Costume Designer
Threepenny Opera

Costume Designer
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Set and Props Designer
Sandaime Richard

Production Designer
Are We There Yet? By Romanie, Triple J Music Video


Costume assistant, art finisher, dresser
The Artful Dodger (2022)

Other Productions

Costume Assistant/ Associate Costume Designer
Breaking Plates (2022)

Costume Designer
The Triadic Dance