Rachael Walker

Set Designer

With a passion for both set and costume designs Rachael has spent the past 12 years specialising in Theatre Design.


For Auckland Theatre Company, her works include KINGS OF THE GYM, THE GIFT, IN THE NEXT ROOM (OR THE VIBRATOR PLAY), CALENDAR GIRLS, GOD OF CARNAGE, WHO NEEDS SLEEP ANYWAY?, END OF THE RAINBOW, THE TUTOR, THE BACH, THE VAGINA MONOLOGUES, PLAY 2 and PLAY 2.03.


Theatre highlights for The Silo are PRIVATE LIVES, THE BROTHERS SIZE, LOOT, HOLDING THE MAN, BETRAYAL, THE CUT, LOBBY HERO, SOME GIRL(S), THE CASE OF KATHERINE MANSFIELD, UNDER MILK WOOD and GLIDE TIME. Her designs were also seen in A NUMBER, THE RETURN and PROOF (A Lethal Set), THE DINING ROOM, JACQUES BREL IS ALIVE AND WELL AND LIVING IN PARIS, THREE SISTERS, TOP GIRLS, CLOUD NINE, MACBETH, SCENES FROM THE BIG PICTURE, MEASURE FOR MEASURE, SONS and THE CRUCIBLE (Unitec) and ALADDIN (Auckland Festival 03). She also had fun designing the set for Tim Bray’s Royal Jubilee Performance of HAIRY MACLARY in 2012!


Rachael was the 2008 URBIS Best Stage Designer.


She is also a tutor at Unitec’s School of Performing and Screen Arts in the Design and Management Major.