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Kathryn Sproul


Kathryn designs nationally for theatre, opera, dance and large arts events. Projects include Cathedral; The Appleton Ladies Potato Race; Gorgon (State Theatre SA); Glengarry Glenross; True West; The Dark Room; Seawall (Flying Penguin Productions); Limit (Shannon Rush Productions); Gynt; Anatomy of A Suicide; Julius Caesar; Birdland, Love & Information; The Art of War; Arden versus Arden; Punk Rock (Flinders University SA); Can You Hear Colour (Patch Theatre); Sons & Mothers (No Strings Attached); Muckheap (Polyglot Puppet Company, touring Shanghai & Australia); The Flood (Finucane & Smith/Critical Stages, national tour); Costume Designer for Maria de Buenos Aires (Leigh Warren & Dancers/Vic Opera).

Major Event designs include the memorable Flamma Flamma: The Fire Requiem, 1998 Adelaide Festival of Arts; Click! The Millennium Event, SA’s 1999 New Year’s Eve Celebration; Event Development and Design for Centenary of Federation South Australia 2001.
Festival Event Design includes: Adelaide Cabaret Festival 2005 – 2011 & 2016 – 2018; OzAsia Festival & Moon Lantern Parade 2007-2014 & Adelaide International Guitar Festival 2007-2014.
Venue design includes the award-winning Queens Theatre, Fringe 2012.
Film & television credits include Set Design for “Talking Heads” ABC & “Poh’s Kitchen” ABC; Ch9 Women and Children’s Hospital Easter Appeal, 2015 & 2016.

A graduate in Stage Design from NIDA, Kathryn was Resident Designer for Magpie Theatre and State Theatre Co of SA from 1988 – 1993. Other companies include: Patch Theatre, Vitalstatistix, Cirkidz, Legs on The Wall, Playbox, Chamber Made Opera, Hothouse, Melbourne Theatre Company, Red Stitch, NORPA, The Production Company, Adelaide Festival of Arts, Adelaide Fringe Festival, Brisbane Festival & Qld Music Festival.

Performances with state opera south australia