2016 House Programs You and Me and the Space Between - Page 5

JONATHON OXLADE Designer Jonathon studied Illustration and Sculpture at the Queensland College of Art. He has designed sets and costumes for companies including Windmill Theatre, Queensland Theatre Company, Is This Yours?, Aphids, Circa, Arena Theatre Company, Polyglot, Bell Shakespeare, Polytoxic, The Escapists, State Theatre of South Australia and LaBoite Theatre, and for venues and festivals including Sydney Opera House, Melbourne and Adelaide Festivals, Malthouse Theatre, Performance Space and Queensland Art Gallery. Jonathon illustrated The Empty City for Hachette Livre/ Lothian and the Edie Amelia series by Sophie Lee, and was Festival Designer for the 2010 Out of the Box Festival and 2015 Brisbane Festival’s Arcadia. He is currently the Resident Designer at Windmill Theatre. Awards include Matilda Awards for Best Designer for Attack of the Attacking Attackers in 2009. He was nominated for a Green Room Award in 2010 for Goodbye Vaudeville Charlie Mudd for Best Design and a Ruby Award in 2011 for School Dance. Jonathon was nominated for a Helpmann Award in 2013 and 2014, for Best Scenic Design for School Dance and Pinocchio along with Greenroom nominations for Skeleton and I Heart John McEnroe. DEAN STEVENSON Composer & Musician Dean is an award winning musician and composer of 15 years who hails from a strong performance background. Graduating with a Masters of Music from UTAS, he has performed and recorded in many ensembles across Australia as well as releasing several solo projects (In Time, Arco Set, The London Suite). He has composed works for film, theatre and live events featuring his own Arco Set ensemble and a collaboration with Kate Miller-Heidke. Live projects have involved the Tasmania Symphony Orchestra, performing at many festivals including Mona Foma, Dark Mofo (Tim Passes), Ten Days on the Island, and an invitation to premiere a new work at Government House Hobart. He also performs in Tasmania with the popular bands Les Coqs Incroyables and 4 Letter Fish. Films include One Life and Sixteen Legs. NICHOLAS HIGGINS Lighting Designer Nick has been an independent lighting designer since graduating from WAAPA in 1999. He has worked across all genres in all states and for most companies. Nick is not only a lighting designer, but a photographer and film-maker. He was a nominee for the Best Lighting Design Award, Sydney Theatre Awards for his design for Frankenstein for the Ensemble Theatre Company. Nick and his partner moved to Tasmania after working on a show and falling in love with the state. He just hopes that no-one else finds out how wonderful it is there.