Credits

 

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Christine Urquhart trained as a Theatre Designer at The Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama (UK) and Sofia Academy of Arts (Bulgaria.) She also has a background in Product Design and studied Fine Art at Cardiff school of Art & Design and Farnham Art College (UK).

• Awards and additional training •

AWARD FOR OVERALL PRODUCTION ‘Potatostamp Megalomanic | Pressure Point Theatre | The Auckland Theatre Awards (New Zealand) 2016
BEST NEWCOMER excellence award for Design | The Auckland Theatre Awards (New Zealand) 2015
Technical Theatre Training | Crows Theatre  (Toronto, Canada) 2016
‘How To Make A Monster’ | John Cox’s Creature Workshop (Brisbane, Australia) 2012

• North America •

YOUNG PEOPLE’S THEATRE
Antigone
 (directors Stephen Colella & Karen Gilodo
| Set & Costume Designer) 2019

SHERIDAN COLLEGE
In The Next Room
 (director Samantha Wilson Tyrrell 
| Set Designer) 2019

THE CAROUSEL PLAYERS
Whole World
 (director Monica Dufault 
| Set & Costume Designer) 2019

HART HOUSE THEATRE
Retreat
 (director Claire Burns | Set Designer) 2019

NEXT STAGE 2019
Dinner with the Duchess
 (director Geordie Johnson | Set & Costume Designer) 2019

GEORGE BROWN
The Caucasian Chalk Circle
 (director Richard Greenblatt | Set & Costume Designer) 2018

CAHOOTS THEATRE
I Call Myself Princess (director Marjorie Chan | SetDesigner) 2018
Good Morning Viet – Mom (director Byron Abalos | Set & Costume Design) 2019

SHAW FESTIVAL
Set & Costume Design Assistant
for the 2018 season.

SOULPEPPER THEATRE
Animal Farm (director Ravi Jain | Set & Costume Design Assistant to Ken Mackenzie) 2018

OUTSIDE THE MARCH
Jerusalem (director Mitchell Cushman | Set Design Assistant to Nick Blais) 2018

NIGHTWOOD THEATRE
Calpurnia (director Audrey Dwyer | Props Coordinator to Anna Treusch) 2018
Unholy
 (director Kelly Thornton | Wardrobe Coordinator to Lindsay Walker) 2018

FACTORY THEATRE
Bang Bang (director Kat Sandler | Set Design Assistant to Nick Blais) 2018

CROWS THEATRE
Asking For It (director Brendan Healy | Set Coordinator) 2018

TARRAGON THEATRE
Bunny (director  Sarah Stanley | Design Assistant to Michael Gianfrancesco) 2018
Mustard
(director Ashlie Corcoran | Design Associate with Michael Gianfrancesco) 2018

NEXT STAGE FESTIVAL
Good Morning Viet – Mom (director Byron Abalos | Set & Costume Design) 2018
JONNO 
(director Paul Van Dyck | Costume Design) 2018

PRODUCTION DESIGN – FILM
Chelsea All Inclusive Death Resort  (director Shomit Ghosh | SHORT) in post production

Lifechanger  (director Justin McConnell | FEATURE) in post production
I Beat Up My Rapist 
(director Katrina Saville | cinematography Rob Scarborough | SHORT) in post production
Split Seconds 
(director Misty Fox | cinematography Peter Spierig | SHORT) 48 Hour Film Challenge 2017
Language 
(director Elizabeth Lazebnik | cinematography Mikhail Petrenko | FEATURE) in post production
The Case of the Massey Bodice Ripping 
(director Karen Knox | cinematography Max Sims | SHORT) in post production

THEATRE ANIMAL
Grimly Handsome
(director Jay Turvey | Set & Costume Design) 2018
Alice The Magnet 
(director Jay Turvey | Set & Costume Design) 2019

SPRINGWORKS
Standing on Leaves  (facilitators Molison Farmer, Jocely LeMarche, Kathleen O’Reilly | Set & Costume Design) 2017

SUMMERWORKS FESTIVAL
What Linda Said (director Gein Wong | venue Factory Theatre Studio |  Set & Costume Design) 2017
Rootless (creator Tijiki Morris | director Ximena Huizi | venue Factory Theatre Studio |  Set & Costume Design, puppet collaborator) 2017
The First Time I Saw The Sea (collaborators YVA collective | venue Factory Theatre Studio |  Set, Costume and Lighting Design) 2017
The Nails (director Tanya Rintoul| venue Factory Theatre Studio |  Set Design) 2017

Reality Theatre (director Rebecca Applebaum| venue Factory Theatre Studio |  Set Design) 2017
Divine (director Claire Burns | venue Factory Theatre Mainspace |  Set Design) 2017 

TORONTO FRINGE
Les Murs Ont Des Yeux 
(director Magalie Rouillart | venue Tarragon Extraspace |  Set & Costume Design) 2017
The Ward
(devised by the cast | director Michela Sisti | venue Factory Theatre Mainspace | Set & Costume Design) 2017

THE HOGTOWN COLLECTIVE
Dancocks Dance (director Sam Rosenthal | venue Campbell House Museum |  Set Design) 2017
Hogtown Immersive Experience /
in residence at Broadview Hotel (director Sam Rosenthal | venue Campbell House Museum |  Set Design) 2017 / 18

THEATRE PANIK
Strangers, Babies 
(Set Design Assistant to Michael Gianfranceso | director Paul Lampert | venue Artscape Sandbox) 2017

The Good Doctor Holmes & His Children of God (created by Julian Munds | venue Theatre Passe Muraille Backspace | TANAGRA COMPANY Design) 2017
Stupid Fucking Bird 
(director Vinetta Strombergs | venue Pop Up Theatre Toronto (Formally Golf Town) | THE BIRD COLLECTIVE Costume Design) 2017

The Numbers Game (director Benjamin Blais | venue The Storefront Theatre | THE PULP COLLECTIVE Set Design)  2016

 • New Zealand •

MASSIVE COMPANY
The Island (directors Sam Scott & Miriama Ralph | National Theatre Scotland exchange | Costume Design) 2016
The Wholehearted (directors Sam Scott & Scott Cotter | Set and Costume Design) 2016 – touring 2017

PROUDLY ASIAN THEATRE
Call Of The Sparrows (director James Roche | Proudly Asian Theatre | Set Design) 2016  

TOURING ROCK OPERA
State Highway 48 (director Nick Wilkinson | NZ tour | Set Design) 2016

MANGERE ARTS CENTRE
The Amen Corner (director Anapela Polataivao | Pacific Institute of Performing Arts | Set Design) 2016
Pigs On The Run
 (directors Troy Tu’ua and Alison Quigan | Set Design) 2016

COMEDY FESTIVALS
Moonbaby (Hamish Parkinson | director Nisha Madhan | Set Design) 2016
No More Dancing In The Good Room (Chris Parkerdirector Jo Randerson | Set Design) 2016 – touring
Finally Dead (Rose Matafeo | director Madeliene Sami | Set Design) 2015-16 touring

PRAYAS THEATRE COMPANY
The Mourning After (director Padma Akula, 2015)

AUCKLAND THEATRE COMPANY 
Bed (director Virginia Frankovich | Set and Costume Design) 2015
Inky Pinky Ponky (director Fasitua Amosa | Set and Costume Design) 2015
Sit On It (director Ben Crowder | Set and Costume Design) 2015

GARNET STATION THEATRE
Ain’t that a Bitch (director Jonathan Hodge| Set and Costume Design) 2016

THE BASEMENT THEATRE 
Potato Stamp Megalomaniac (concept & performance Andrew Gunn | dramaturgy Nisha Madhan & Stella Reid | Set Design) 2016
White / Other (concept & performance Alice Canton | directors Holly Chappell & Tom Eason | Set Design) 2016
Tiny Deaths (director Sam Brooks | Set and Costume Design) 2015
The Lesson (director Matt Baker | Set and Costume Design) 2015
The 21st Narcissus (director Anapela Polataivao| Set Design) 2015 
7500 days  (director Nisha Madhan | Set Design) 2015
The Black (created and written by Jose Stewart-Tewhiu, 2015)
Loving Kurt Vonnegut (director Paul Gittins | Set and Costume Design) 2015
This Is Our Youth (director Ben Henson | Set and Costume Design) 2015
Ushers (director Romain Mereau | Set Design) 2015
The Non – Surgeon’s Guide to the Appendectomy (director Jesse Hilford | Set and Costume Design) 2015

SPACIAL DESIGN AND PUBLIC INSTALLATION

Street theatre event | Auckland Graduation
Redesign of Theatre Dressing Rooms 
| Basement Theatre

Public installation | Myers Park underpass 

NZ OPERA in house scenic assistant
The Magic Flute (set designer John Verryt)
Tosca (set designer Jan Ubels)

AUCKLAND THEATRE COMPANY scenic assistant
The Lolly Witch of Mumuland (designer Rachel Walker)

EXHIBITIONS AND EVENTS INSTALLATION (company Celebrations Pty | venues Auckland, New Plymouth, Hamilton, Christchurch and Wellington) 

• Australia •

LA MAMA THEATRE, MELBOURNE 
Missfits (director Harriet Devlin | SKIN&BLISTER Set & Costume Design 2014)
The Parricide (director Karen Berger | VCE Drama Studies List, 2014)

ZEN ZEN ZO PHYSICAL THEATRE, BRISBANE
Medea – The River Runs Backwards (director Drew der Kinderen | Set Design, 2013)

Shift (director Oskar Jackon | company WRUFFnTUMBLE | Collingwood Underground Theatre, 2014)
A Streetcar Named Desire (director Brenda White | Nash Theatre, 2013)

QUEENSLAND THEATRE COMPANY
The End of the Rainbow
(designer Bill Haycock, In house scenic artist 2013)

EXHIBITIONS AND EVENTS
Chas Clarkson
(Brisbane branch project managers Simon Quinn and Jeanette Ward, 2012-13 | Melbourne branch project manager Narelle Lloyd, 2013-14)

• United Kingdom •

OPERA
Fragments (director Martin Constantine | costume designer Lisa Leighton | company English National Opera | Bloomsbury Theatre, London Set Design 2011)
Die Fledermaus  (director Martin Constantine | costume designer Lisa Leighton | venue Wales Millenium Centre, Cardiff Set Design 2011)

VOLCANO COMPANY
Blinda (designer Guðný Hrund Sigurðardóttir | director Paul Davies | company Volcano theatre, 2012)

A Clockwork Orange (designer Guðný Hrund Sigurðardóttir | director Paul Davies | company Volcano theatre, Prop Maker 2011)

BAY PRODUCTIONS and WILDCREATIONS scenic / props shop, Cardiff, 2012
Elektra (designer John Macfarlane | director Anthony Freud | venue Lyric Opera House, Chicago ), Les Miserables original London show (designer Matt Kinley | Korea tour) London 2012 Olympics opening ceremony (artistic director Danny Boyle), The Marriage of Figaro (designer Christopher Oram |director Michael Grandage| venue Glyndebourne Opera house), The Cunning Little Vixen (designer Tom Pye | director Melly Still | Glyndebourne Opera house), The Phantom of the Opera 25th Anniversary show, London (companies Wild Creations and Bay Productions | designer Paul Brown | director Laurence Connor)

TELEVISION ART DEPARTMENT
Ha! Ha! Hairies (designer Gerwyn Lloyd |series producers Mellie Buse and Jan Page | directors Martin Franks and Natalie Bailey | Enfys studios, Cardiff United Kingdom | company Cartoon Network, 2011)

PUPPET DESIGN
Swindon the Opera (director Bob Hills | company Janice Thompson Performance Trust | venue Steam museum of the Great Western Railway, Swindon, 2012)

• Bulgaria •

Conceptual Stage and Costume Design
The Crazy Locomotive | Szalona Lokomotywa (playwright Stanislaw Ignacy Witkiewcz | venue abandoned Ski Lift on Vitosha Mountain, Sofia Bulgaria, 2010).