Ella is one of the youngest individuals to be accepted into the design course at NIDA. Her design approach to storytelling is both painterly and cinematic. Ella combines a classical aesthetic with the gritty in theatre, film and live performance. Her work has been seen previously in After the End with The Kings Collective, and NAISDA’s 40th Anniversary Charity Gala at Carriageworks.

In her graduating year, Ella co designed the set and costumes for Blood Wedding with Tough Kids Productions and production designed ABC’s Triple J music video Deep End by Eliza and The Delusionals, which aired on Rage. She also completed a secondment with set and costume designer Alicia Clements at Sydney Theatre Company and the Hayes Co.

She is currently designing the set and costumes for 27 Wagons Full of Cotton,
directed by Christopher Bond as part of the NIDA Director and Designer Graduation
Productions 2017.

Ella’s design credits include:

Carriageworks: Co Design 'The National Aboriginal and Islander Skills Development Association 40th Anniversary’

The Kings Collective: Set and Costume Design ’After the End’ 

Triple J Unearthed/RAGE: Production Design 'Deep End' - Eliza and The Delusional's Music Video

Tough Kids Productions: Co Set and Costume Design 'Blood Wedding' Directed by Samuel Allen

The Kings Fool: Design Assistant ‘Smudge’

New Theatre: Design Assistant 'The Chapel Perilous'

NIDA: Design Assistant 'Graduate School Launch 2015', Set Design Assistant ‘Boys’ Directed by Elsie Edgerton-Till, Costume Design Assistant ‘The Roaring Girl’ Directed by Andrea Moor, Art Director/Department Assistant ’Lobster Paradise’ Short Film by Design Class of 2016

ACPA/NIDA Collaboration: Set and Costume Design

ABC Triple J Unearthed Music Videos: Design Assistant ‘Work it Out’ by Midas Gold, ‘Vampires’ by Mid Ayr. 

Secondment: Alicia Clements

Muriel's Wedding Sydney Theatre Company

The Father Sydney Theatre Company

Assassins Hayes Theatre Co

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