STEPHANIE HOWE DESIGN

About

Stephanie Howe

Lives & works in Australia

Stephanie is a set and costume designer who works across theatre, circus and film. She is a design graduate from the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) as well as an arts graduate from the Australian National University (ANU). Stephanie has always been drawn to the performing arts because of its collaborative nature, its immediacy to audience, and its capability for powerful storytelling. She is particularly drawn to works with a political and sociological nature.

As well as working as a set and costume designer across theatre, circus and film Stephanie has taught design at Melbourne Polytechnic and various high schools across Sydney. She also fulfills her love for painting working for Apparition Media.

Education

 

2015 - Bachelor of Dramatic Art (Design)

National Institute of Dramatic Art

 

2006 - Bachelor of Arts

Majors: Anthropology, Indigenous Studies, History

Australian National University

Credits

2019

SENSORY DECADENCE

Set & Costume Designer

One Fell Swoop, Gasworks, Melbourne

DISPERSION

Set & Costume Designer

Dir: Zebastian Hunter & Meredith Kitchen, National Institute of Circus Arts, Melbourne

SAUVAGE (WILD)

Costume Designer

Written & Performed by Aanisa Vylet,

Dir: Shy Magsalin, Griffin Theatre Company (BATCH Festival), Sydney

THE TEMPEST

Set Designer

Dir: Kathryn Smith Sergi, Trinity Grammar School, Sydney

THE CARETAKER

Set & Costume Designer

Dir: Nicholas Papademetriou & Alex Bryant-Smith, Riverside Theatres/Glen St Theatre, Sydney

IF WE GOT SOME MORE COCAINE I COULD SHOW YOU HOW I LOVE YOU

Costume Designer

Dir: Warwick Doddrell, Kings Cross Theatre, Sydney

2018

PERPETUAL FRUSTRATION MACHINE

Set & Costume Designer

Dir: Zebastian Hunter, Theatre Works, Melbourne

LE SACRE

Set & Costume Designer

Dir: Simon Dow, Zebastian Hunter & Meredith Kitchen, National Institute of Circus Arts, Melbourne

EMPTY BODIES (PROVOCARE FESTIVAL)

Set & Costume Designer

Dir: Zebastian Hunter, National Institute of Circus Arts, Melbourne

REVOLT. SHE SAID. REVOLT AGAIN.

Set & Costume Designer

Dir: Charles Sanders, Old 505 Theatre, Sydney/Holden Street Theatres, Adelaide

PUSS IN BOOTS

Set & Costume Designer

Dir: Jo Turner, City Recital Hall, Sydney

2017

PRECIPICE

Set & Costume Designer

Dir: Zebastian Hunter, National Institute of Circus Arts, Melbourne

ANIMAL FARM

Set & Costume Designer

Dir: Emma Buzo, Monkey Baa Theatre, Sydney

HAWKER'S BREWERY CIRCUS

Set & Costume Designer

Dir: Zebastian Hunter, Hawker's Brewery, Melbourne

BENGAL TIGER AT THE BAGHDAD ZOO

Costume Designer

Dir: Claudia Barrie, The Old Fitzroy Theatre, Sydney

EXPRESSIONISM, SHAKESPEARE & REALISM

Set & Costume Designer
Various shows at Trinity Grammar School, Sydney
 

2016

EMPTY BODIES
Set & Costume Designer
Dir: Zebastian Hunter, National Institute of Circus Arts, Melbourne

FLOOD

Set & Costume Designer

Dir: Charles Sanders, Old 505 Theatre, Sydney

BETTER WATCH OUT (Feature Film)
Art Department Assistant
Prod. Designer: Richard Hobbs
Dir: Chris Peckover, Fox Studios, Sydney

COOPED UP (Feature Film)
Production Designer
Dir: Kane Gugleilmi, Volare Pictures
 

2015

BABY BOY (Short Film)
Costume Supervisor & Standby Costume
Dir: Jackson Mullane, Screen NSW

INFECTED
Set & Costume Designer
Dir: Charles Sanders, Parade Studio, NIDA, Sydney

 

BOYS
Set Designer
Dir: Elsie Edgerton-Till, Parade Space, NIDA, Sydney

 

VALE
Costume Designer
Dir: Jeff Janisheski, Bangarra Studio Theatre, Sydney

2014

THE DEATH OF ABEL (Short Film)
Production & Costume Designer
Dir: David Burrowes, National Institute of Dramatic Art

INVERBATIM by JASIA (Music Video)

Production & Costume Designer

Dir: Alastair Clark

2012

LES PÈLERINS DE LA MECQUE

Set & Costume Designer

Dir: Brendan Carmody, The Sydney Conservatory of Music, Sydney

ORPHEUS AND THE UNDERWORLD

Assistant Designer to Tobhiyah Stone-Feller

Dir: Sally Blackwood, The Sydney Conservatory of Music, Sydney

A HOAX

Assistant Designer to Renée Mulder

Dir: Lee Lewis, Griffin Theatre Company, Sydney

Awards

 

2018 AUSTRALIAN PRODUCTION DESIGN GUILD

PRECIPICE. Nominated for Emerging Designer for Live Production.