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Peter England

Peter England

Theatre Designer

Peter England received a Bachelor of Performing Arts in Design from the National Institute of Dramatic Art, 1994 and a Bachelor of Landscape Architecture (Hons.) from the University of New South Wales, 1986. He has won multiple awards including: Helpmann Award for Best Set Design in 2001, 2002, 2004 and 2013; Green Room Award for Best Opera Design in 1998 and 2002 and a Green Room Award for Best Dance Design in 2005. In 1997 Peter was awarded the Mike Walsh Fellowship and in 2002 he was a finalist in the Pentagon Memorial Design Competition (with Room 4.1.3). In 2019 Peter received the following nominations for his designs on KING KONG – ALIVE ON BROADWAY: Tony Award, Best Scenic Design of a Musical; Outer Critics Circle Award, Outstanding Projection Design (Play or Musical) and Drama Desk Award, Outstanding Projection Design.

Peter has designed over 50 event and theatrical productions, including KING KONG – ALIVE ON BROADYWAY (Global Creatures, NYC and Australia 2018); HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON – THE ARENA SPECTACULAR (Global Creatures and DreamWorks Animation); SWEENEY TODD, SIMON BOCCANEGRA, LA BOHEME and MADAMA BUTTERFLY (Opera Australia); ORPHEUS AND EURYDICE (Victorian Opera); BLOODLAND, TOT MOM, WOMAN IN MIND, VICTORY, THE VIRGIN MIM, THE SCHOOL FOR SCANDAL, BETRAYAL and THE JUNGLE (Sydney Theatre Company); HAMLET, RICHARD III and TITUS ANDRONICUS (The Shakespeare Theatre Company, Washington DC); ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA (Bell Shakespeare Theatre Company); FIRE, MATHINNA, BOOMERANGE, UNAIPON, BUSH, WALKABOUT, SKIN and FISH (Bangarra Dance Theatre); AESTHETIC ARREST, AMALGAMATE and RITE OF SPRING (The Australian Ballet); MULAN (Sydney Dance Company and Shanghai City Dance, China); MAN OF LA MANCHA and FOOTLOOSE (Gordon Frost Organisation+SEL); UNIVERSAL PLAYGROUND (Adelaide Festival of Arts); KIN (Asia Pacific Triennial Festival of Contemporary Art 2007); 1996 ATLANTA OLYMPICS CLOSING CEREMONY: SYDNEY HANDOVER (Co-Designer); SYDNEY 2000 OLYMPICS OPENING CEREMONY: AWAKENINGS; THE CITY OF SYDNEY: Production Designer of three New Year’s Eve Celebrations on and around Sydney Harbour, including the Millennium.

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