Phoebe Pilcher is a Sydney based lighting designer with a special interest in new Australian work and collaborative processes. Phoebe is a recent Production & Design graduate from the Western Australian Academy of the Performing Arts (WAAPA) and is currently studying a Masters in Design for Performance at the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA).
Phoebe’s credits span across theatre, dance, opera, musical theatre, and performance art in both Sydney and Perth. Some of her recent Sydney works have been; This Bitter Earth’ directed by Riley Spadaro, ‘Cool Pool Party’ by Antoinette Barbouttis and ‘Meat Eaters’ directed by Kate Champion.
Phoebe’s previous designs in Western Australia include ‘Let Me Finish’, ‘The Inconsequential Lives of Little Fish’, ‘HIRO’, & ‘Unveiling: Gay Sex for Endtimes’, which earned her a Performing Arts WA award nomination for best lighting design. In addition to her independent theatre designs, her WAAPA credits include ‘In The Heights’, ‘The Seagull’, ‘Carousel’ and the WAAPA Showcase which toured to the United states.
Later in 2019 Phoebe will be the lighting designer for Anchuli Felicia King’s new work ‘Slaughterhouse’, Antoinette Barbouttis’ ‘Håmlet’ and ‘Starstruck’ , a new Australian jukebox musical co-produced by NIDA as a part of their season two productions.