THE PERFECT AMERICAN is now playing as part of the Brisbane Festival after a season in Teatro Real Madrid and London Coliseum, quickly attracting praise for its bold and effective design by Dan Potra.
“the production itself – recreated by its original team, including director Phelim McDermott and Australian-based designer Dan Potra – that is the real star” – Sydney Morning Herald 4/5 stars
“Dan Potra’s design dazzles with a little Disney-like magic of his own. In two days in the River City I took in his smart stage machine of camera rigs and screen projections at the Concert Hall and, on a different scale entirely, his exquisite space for Lally Katz’s reimagined A Doll’s House across town at La Boite. He is a talent that deserves more recognition in Australia.” – Daily Review 4/5 stars
“Director Phelim McDermott and designer Dan Potra have triumphantly executed their epic vision.” – Brisbane Times 4/5 Stars
“Australian Dan Potra’s extraordinary set featuring revolving scrims, cameras, squiggly animations and one spectacular set change after another” -The Australian
Read more about Dans love of design and Disney in this profile piece by The Guardian.