Peter England

Set Design/Projected Images

Bachelor of Performing Arts in Design - National Institute of Dramatic Art. Bachelor of Landscape Architecture (Hons.) - University of New South Wales. Helpmann Award for Best Set Design; 2001, 2002, 2004 and 2013. Green Room Award for Best Opera Design; 1998 and 2002. Green Room Award for Best Dance Design; 2005. Mike Walsh Travelling Fellowship; 1997.

Theatre credits includes: Global Creatures: King Kong (Helpmann Award 2013). Opera Australia: Sweeney Todd (Helpmann Award 2002, Green Room Award 2002), Simon   Boccanegra, La Bohème and Madama Butterfly (Green Room Award 1998). Victorian Opera: Orpheus and Eurydice. Sydney Theatre Company: Bloodland, Tot Mom, Woman in Mind, Victory, The Virgin Mim, The School for Scandal, Betrayal and The Jungle. The Shakespeare Theatre Company, Washington DC: Hamlet, Richard III and Titus Andronicus. Bell Shakespeare Theatre Company: Antony and Cleopatra. Bangarra Dance Theatre: Fire, Mathinna, Boomerang (Green Room Award 2005), Unaipon (Helpmann Award 2004), Bush, Walkabout, Skin, and Fish. The Australian Ballet: Aesthetic Arrest, Amalgamate and Rite of Spring. Sydney Dance Company and Shanghai City Dance (China): Mulan.

Event and Arena credits includes: Global Creatures and BBC:  Walking with Dinosaurs – The Arena Spectacular (THEA Award for Outstanding Achievement, 2008. Billboard Award for Creative Content, 2008. Pollstar Concert Industry Award – Most Creative Stage Production, 2009). Global Creatures and DreamWorks Animation: How to Train Your Dragon – Arena Spectacular. Adelaide Festival of Arts 2004: Universal Playground. Asia Pacific Triennial festival of Contemporary Art 2007: Kin. 1996 Atlanta Olympics Closing Ceremony: Sydney Handover (Co-designer). Sydney 2000 Olympic Opening Ceremony: Awakenings (Helpmann Award 2001). The City of Sydney: Production designer of three New Year’s Eve Celebrations on and around the Harbour, including Millennium.

Peter Is currently designing the set and projections for King Kong at the Broadway Theatre, NYC, in 2018.

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