Elizabeth Whiting

Costume Designer

Elizabeth’s previous costume designs for Auckland Theatre Company include THE THIRTY-NINE STEPS, DESIGN FOR LIVING, MY NAME IS GARY COOPER, THE PILLOWMAN, SWEET CHARITY, TWELFTH NIGHT, DOUBT, THE DUCHESS OF MALFI, EQUUS and WAITING FOR GODOT. The costume design for EQUUS was accepted for the Prague design Quadrennial 2007 as part of the New Zealand exhibit BLOW — the second time her work has been shown internationally. Recently, her work was seen in AK09’s THE ARRIVAL.

Elizabeth has had an illustrious career designing for a wide range of performing arts organisations throughout New Zealand. Recent highlights include LA BOHEME,
FALSTAFF, FAUST, THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO, THE BARBER OF SEVILLE and COSI FAN TUTTE (NBR New Zealand Opera), LA CAGE AUX FOLLES and THE COUNTRY WIFE (Court Theatre), THREE DAYS OF RAIN, THE MYSTERY OF IRMA VEP, THE LITTLE DOG LAUGHED (Silo Theatre), as well as productions for the Auckland Festival and Southern Opera. Her work has also been seen in VERGE and SMASHING SWEET VIXEN (Royal New Zealand Ballet), AMATA (Black Grace Dance Company), TENT (Michael Parmenter Dance Company) and TAMA MA (Okareka Dance Company).

For Popup Theatre, London, she has designed a children’s play which was performed, among others, at the Edinburgh Festival.

Related Shows

The Bone Feeder.   The Life of Galileo.   Blithe Spirit.   Hedwig and the Angry Inch.   The Miracle Worker.   Shortland Street - The Musical.   The Daylight Atheist.   Joan.   Under the Mountain.   The Cherry Orchard.   Nell Gwynn.   Venus In Fur.   The Lady Killers.   Rupert.   Jesus Christ Superstar.   The Good Soul of Szechuan.   The Man Whose Mother was a Pirate.   Anne Boleyn.   The Glass Menagerie.   In the Next Room (or The Vibrator Play).   Little Shop of Horrors.   Mary Stuart.   Well Hung.   The Importance of Being Earnest.   She Stoops to Conquer.   The Thirty-Nine Steps.   Design For Living.   The Pillowman.   My Name Is Gary Cooper.   Twelfth Night.   Doubt.   Sweet Charity.   The Duchess of Malfi.   Equus.   Up For Grabs.   Caligula.   Goldie.   The Talented Mr Ripley.   The Shape of Things.   Middle Age Spread.   The Songmaker's Chair.   Ladies' Night.   The Bellbird.   The Vagina Monologues.   Take A Chance On Me.   The Rocky Horror Show.   Waiting for Godot.   Stones in His Pockets.   Noises Off.   The Daylight Atheist.   The Play About the Baby.   Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead.   Hair.   The Blue Room.   Secret Bridesmaids' Business.   ART.   Collected Stories.   The Beauty Queen of Leenane.   Wit.   The God Boy.   Serial Killers.   The Judas Kiss.   Into the Woods.   Cabaret.   Foreskin's Lament.   Death of a Salesman.   Twelve Angry Men.   The Wind In The Willows.   Honour.   Vita Virginia.   The Herbal Bed.   Arcadia.   Molly Sweeney.   Skylight.   Master Class.   Social Climbers.   Travels With My Aunt.   Market Forces.   Uncle Vanya.   Oleana.   The Learner's Stand.   Angels In America.   The Seagull.   Night Light.   Night Light.