Recipient of the 2018 Kristian Fredrikson Scholarship announced

Michael HankinLeft – Michael Hankin. Photo – Brett Boardman

Sydney based designer Michael Hankin is the 2018 recipient of The Kristian Fredrikson Scholarship For Design in The Performing Arts.

Michael graduated from NIDA with a Bachelor of Dramatic Art in 2009. He has designed for Belvoir St Theatre, State Theatre of South Australia, Melbourne Theatre Company, Bell Shakespeare, Malthouse Theatre, and Chunky Move. He has held the positions at NIDA, Associate Lecture in Design in 2016 and Guest Lecture in Design for Belvoir Street Theatre Education Department.

His Awards include, The Mike Walsh Fellowship, Winner of Best Independent Stage Design at The Sydney Theatre Awards for Truckstop, plus four nominations for Best Stage Design Sydney Theatre Awards and is a recipient of the NSW Artstart Grant. Michael is a member of The Australian Production Designer’s Guild and has received two nominations for Best Stage Design. with this association

This year his set design for Memorial, a production which is being co-produced between Adelaide, Brisbane and Melbourne Festivals will travel to The Barbican Centre in London.

The scholarship was created to provide an ongoing memorial to the brilliant designer Kristian Fredrikson who died in 2005. The $12,000 biennial travel scholarship provides a designer or theatrical maker with the opportunity to further their career overseas.

To see Michaels Designs please go to: www.michaelhankin.com.au

For further information visit www.fredriksonscholarship.org

 

Most read reviews

Cluedo! The Interactive Game | Brisbane Immersive Ensemble

The infamy of Cluedo has returned from it's board-game glory, finding a new home tucked away in the labyrinth of Baedecker in Fortitude Valley.

Made To Measure

There’s a lot to chew on in Made To Measure, Alana Valentine’s three-handed examination of finger pointing and tongue lashing regarding body shape and fat shaming.

Dreamland | NORPA

Connection to community is displayed in all its glory, with tears, laughter and a band that satisfies on every level.

American Psycho – The Musical | BB Arts & Two Doors Productions

This intense, hilarious, and unsettling romp satirically literalises the madness of the ‘80s capitalist fever-dream that birthed the nightmare of the increasingly iniquitous world we are now living in.

Cloudstreet | Malthouse Theatre

Cloudstreet is a big budget piece with lots going for it, in fact there’s simply too much story to squeeze into the two-part production which can either be consumed over one day or two.

Most read news

Nakkiah Lui announced as the 2018 STC Patrick White Playwrights Fellow

Sydney Theatre Company announced last night that Nakkiah Lui is the 2018 STC Patrick White Playwrights Fellow.

Hamilton to premiere in Sydney 2021

Hamilton will make its Australian premiere at the Sydney Lyric Theatre in a new production beginning March 2021.

Sign up for our newsletter

* indicates required