Anna Gardiner | Biography

A WAAPA Design graduate, Anna has designed numerous productions across Sydney including; Set and Costume Design: for Sport for Jove - Twelfth Night; The Crucible; The Importance of Being Earnest; The Taming of the Shrew, Cyrano De Bergerac and The River at the End of the Road. For Ensemble Theatre - A Year with Frog and Toad; Camp; Dark Voyager; Absent Friends; Educating Rita; Ladies in Lavender; Jack of Hearts; A History of Falling Things; Betrayal; Odd Man Out; Lip Service; Taking Steps. For Don’t Look Away – Set and Costume Design for Rooted, Night Slows Down (Co Designer Martelle Hunt) Set Design for Inner Voices. For Redline Productions - Set and Costume Design for Orphans; Costume Design for Look Back in Anger; Set Design for This Much is True. Other companies - Henry V (Bell Shakespeare); This Fella, My Memory (Moogahlin Performing Arts); Blood Brothers (Enda Markey Presents); The Unknown Soldier (MonkeyBaa); Shellshock (Riverside Theatre); Title and Deed (Belvoir); And I'm the Queen of Sheba (Browns Mart); Hysteria (Darlinghurst Theatre); Blink (Stories Like These); Big Fish (Co Designer Martelle Hunt, RPG Productions); The Village Bike (Co Designer Martelle Hunt, Cross Pollinate Productions); Visiting Hours (Bakehouse Theatre), Production Design for Indie Feature Film 'Sequin In a Blue Room' and Evie May (Hayes Theatre Co). Anna has been nominated for three Sydney Theatre Awards for her work on Cyrano De Bergerac, The Taming of the Shrew and Inner Voices. Anna was nominated for a Greenroom Award for Henry V (Bell Shakespeare) and was the winner of the 2014 Sydney Theatre Award for Best Stage Design of a Mainstream Production for ‘Henry V’. Anna received the 2015 APDG Emerging Designer for Stage Award for her work on ‘The Crucible’.



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