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Candice is an emerging production designer and illustrator working in the performing arts.

She graduated with first class honours from the Victorian College of the Arts (VCA) in 2015 where she exhibited at the Beijing International Biennale 2014 and participated in the Prague Quadrennial 2015. In 2015 she was awarded the Cassidy Bequest Scholarship for excellence and completed Internships with Pip Runcimann and Jonathon Oxlade at the State Theatre Company of South Australia.


She made her professional debut in 2016 with the Victorian Opera as production designer on their productions of Cinderella and The Pied Piper, and as costume designer on  Four Saints in Three Acts. She is the inaugural Developing Artist Designer with the company, and has design The Princess and the Pea and The Snow Queen in this role.

In 2018 she was awarded a scholarship by the Ian Potter Cultural Trust to travel to London and complete an Internship at the Royal Opera House Covent Garden on their premier production of Coraline and made her main stage debut with Victorian Opera's production of Pelléas et Mélisande.



Set Design, Alice through the Opera GlassVictorian Opera 
Associate Costume Designer, A Little Night Music, Victorian Opera 

Design and Direction, ICARUS, Dance Film Clip, Lumyth 

Set and Costume Design, Madeline Lee, State Opera of South Australia (October 2019)

Set Design, Orpheus, Forest Collective
Illustration, Midnight Snack, Shortlisted Finalist, Wyndham Writing Awards (Graphic Novel)


Design Intern, Coraline, Royal Opera House Covent Garden

Set and Costume Design, Pelléas et Mélisande, Victorian Opera

Grant Recipient, Ian Potter Cultural Trust


Developing Artist Designer, Victorian Opera 

Set and Costume Design, The Snow Queen, Victorian Opera
Set and Costume Design, The Princess and the Pea, Victorian Opera
Selected 'Emerging' Costume Designer, The Human Project,  World Stage Design Taiwan 

Set and Costume Design, Cinderella, Victorian Opera 
Set and Costume Design, The Pied Piper, Victorian Opera

Costume Design, Four Saints in Three Acts, Victorian Opera

Design Intern Jonathon Oxlade, Popular Mechanicals, State Theatre Company of South Australia
Design Intern Pip Runcimann, The Summer of the 17th Doll, State Theatre Company of South Australia

First Class Honours Graduate of the Bachelor of Fine Arts (Design) Victorian College of the Arts

Selected Exhibitor, International Stage Design Student Works Exchange, Beijing International Biennale




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