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Ailsa Paterson


Ailsa completed the Bachelor of Dramatic Art in Design (NIDA) in 2003.

Recent design credits include Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill (STCSA/Belvoir Theatre/Melborune Theatre Company), The Dictionary of Lost Words – Costume Design (STCSA/STC), The Tree of Light (Slingsby), Marrow – Costume Design (ADT), The Marriage of Figaro (State Opera South Australia), Tracker – Costume Design (ADT), Girls and Boys (Sydney Festival/Adelaide Festival), A Christmas Carol and Boxing Day BBQ (Ensemble Theatre), Watershed (Adelaide Festival) and Chalkface (STC/STCSA).

Set and costume design credits for State Theatre Company South Australia include Single Asian Female, Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Gaslight, Jasper Jones, End of the Rainbow, Creditors, Sense and Sensibility, Switzerland, The 39 Steps, Beckett Triptych, The Importance of Being Earnest, In the Next Room or The Vibrator Play, War Mother, The Ham Funeral, The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged), The Price and The Cripple of Inishmaan.

Costume design credits include The Goat or, Who is Sylvia?, The Boy Who Talked to Dogs (with Slingsby), Betrayal, A Doll’s House, Hedda Gabler, Things I Know To Be True, Little Bird, The Seagull and Three Sisters (State Theatre Company South Australia).

Performances with state opera south australia