Nic Smillie

Costume Designer

Nic Smillie has worked in theatre, film and television as a costume designer for 20 years. She has a bachelor’s degree in Textile Design from Victoria University of Wellington. Projects for ATC include Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead, Filthy Business, Peer Gynt [recycled], To Kill A Mockingbird, A Doll’s House, Midnight In Moscow, Awatea, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, August: Osage County, Romeo & Juliet, The Pohutukawa Tree, The Wife Who Spoke Japanese in Her Sleep, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof and Where We Once Belonged. Her costume design highlights for screen include the 2016 Samoan language feature One Thousand Ropes, written and directed by Tusi Tamasese and the Air New Zealand Screen Award for Contribution to Design for the television series The Insiders Guide to Love. Her operatic designs include The Italian Girl in Algiers, staged in Auckland and Glasgow.