|Education||(Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA))(Curtin University of Technology)|
Fiona is based in Perth and works as a freelance set and costume designer.
Fiona Bruce has a B. Performance Studies from Curtin University and a B. Production Design from WAAPA, graduating in 2009 with the David Hough award for Design.
In 2010 she was Deckchair Theatre’s Emerging Designer, set designer for Deckchair/Always Working Artists Ruby Moon, set and costume designer for Lorelei (2011) and The Fremantle Candidate (2012). For Black Swan she has assisted on Much Ado About Nothing, A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Rising Water, and designed their HotBed (2010) productions Yellow Moon and The Shape of Things- winning an Equity Guild Award for Set Design. 2012 saw her design debut in the Heath Ledger Theatre with Boy Gets Girl.
Other projects include The Blue Room (The Polite Gentleman, Glengarry Glen Ross), STRUT/Performing Lines (Breakings), event design for Steamworks, John Curtin College of the Arts’ Resident Designer (2010) and design lecturing at WAAPA.
Fiona can be contacted at email@example.com
Assisting in the creation of white card and final models for Bryan Woltjen, Christina Smith and Leon Krasenstein.
Tutoring first year students Model Making and Technical Drawing.
Leading design workshops for yrs 10,11 and 12 on the fundamentals of set and costume design for the theatre.
2 week design attachment headed by Fiona Crombie for feature film Son of a Gun
'The Polite Gentleman' co produced with theMOXYcollective
'Glengarry Glen Ross' co produced ith little y theatre
Set Designer for 'Ruby Moon' 2010
Creative Development Designer 'Invisible' 2010
Production Designer for 'Lorelei' 2011
Production Designer for 'The Fremantle Candidate' 2012
Designer for 'Boy Gets Girl'
Directed by Adam Mitchell
Heath Ledger Theatre
'Oraculous' workshop participant and set dresser
Directed by Enrique Vargas
Masonic Hall, Nedlands
Costume Designer for 'Standing Bird'
Directed by Sally Richardson
'Bringing Home the Boss' Set Design for work commissioned for the 65th anniversary of PM John Curtin's Death.
Set Designer for five productions at the Curtin Theatre- Gothic Tales, The Cruicible, Guys and Dolls, Year 11 Drama and Narrative Ballet.
Seconded to Designer Christine Smith on the production 'Much Ado About Nothing'.
Directed by Kate Cherry.
Assisting Designer Christina Smith on A Midsummer Night's Dream and Rising Water, both to be performed at the WA State Theatre Centre's Heath Ledger Theatre
One of seven WA designers invited to speak about their career and offer seven tips for success to emerging designers.
Assistant Designer for 'Grace', 'The Danger Age' and 'Modern International Dead'
Designer for 'The Shape of Things' and 'Yellow Moon'
Directed by Adam Mitchell
Best Design for 'The Shape of Things' (Set)
For being in 2009 one of the Top 100 (of more than 21,000) students at Edith Cowan University
Faculty of Education and Arts
Outstanding Acheivement in Design for Live Production, Theatre and Events