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Recent News

  • Catherine Steele – Next-Printing Emerging Designer Prize winner.

    Congratulations to Catherine Steele, winner of the inaugural Next-Printing Emerging Designer Prize. Catherine was presented with an amazing print of her winning work for Costume Illustrator on ‘Phaedra’ and a $2,000 voucher for printing at Next-Printing for her future projects. Catherine is a Set and Costume Designer.  View some of Catherine’s work via the following…
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  • Update – Designers for live performance – Julie Lynch

    It has been an exciting month for the Designers for Live Performance Committee, with the ratifying of  THE APDG DESIGNERS FOR LIVE PERFORMANCE PHILOSOPHY AND PRACTICE GUIDELINES at our August 11 meeting. Thank you to those who attended the meeting and to all designers, agents and friends across Australia who assisted us by giving valuable…
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    On Monday 7th July, a group of 12 performance designers, most of whom were ‘young’ piled into a meeting room at NIDA to discuss issues affecting emerging designers in the performing arts industry. The discussion was kick started by responses to a survey run by APDG asking members for their ‘thoughts on how emerging designers…
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