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. Some of her recent lighting designs include; 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 work, Phoebe’s 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 Antoinette Barbouttis’ ‘Håmlet’ as a part of Sydney Fringe Festival, Anchuli Felicia King’s new work ‘Slaughterhouse’ at Belvoir 25A and ‘Starstruck’ a new Australian Musical presented by NIDA.
Phoebe is one half of independent queer theatre company bub.