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Gaia Stein
2023 BFA Properties & Objects Gaia Stein

About Gaia

Gaia is a passionate and dedicated prop maker, puppeteer, and scenic artist. Her artistic journey has been marked by an impressive array of skills, as showcased in her body of work. Through her studies, Gaia has honed her practical skills, refining the art of sculpting, moulding and casting, puppet making, and scenic art.

What sets Gaia apart is her unwavering love for prop-making. Gaia's commitment to her craft shines through in every project she undertakes, as she strives to bring her artistic visions to life with impeccable attention to detail and a deep understanding of storytelling.

With Gaia's boundless creativity and technical expertise, she is continuously pushing the boundaries of her craft, and always seeking new challenges and opportunities for growth. Whether it's constructing intricate props, breathing life into enchanting puppets, fabricating blood, or painting convincing scenic finishes, Gaia's work is a testament to her unwavering passion for her art.


NIDA Productions

Prop Assistant, Crew
Eat Me

Prop Assistant, Crew
Mr Burns

Exhibi4on Assistant
NIDA Makes- Props and Costume Exhibi2on

Blood Fabricator
Monsters, 2021 Puppet show

Prop Maker
Woke-Up Australia, 2022 Magic show

Property Master; Puppet Maker; Weapons Master; Set Dresser;
Key Scenic Ar4st; Blood Fabricator

Haddaway, 2022 Puppet show

Prop Maker

Prop Maker and Scenic Ar4st

Blood fabricator
Decay of Lying

Prop Supervisor and Blood Fabricator
Sweeney Todd

Puppet Maker and Puppeteer
NIDA/triple j Unearthed music videos- Dragonfly, Peach Fur

Prop Supervisor
Sandaime Richard