Rachael Walker

Set Design

Despite COVID-19 challenges and with continued optimism and passion for theatrical set and prop design, Rachael Walker has amassed more than 100 projects as a professional designer over 20 years. She has collaborated with NZ Opera, Silo Theatre, NZ Dance Company, Court Theatre, Tim Bray Productions, Auckland Festival, Comedy Festival, Unitec School of Performing and Screen Arts, Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra, Canterbury Opera, The Actor’s Program, and many independent production companies. For Auckland Theatre Company, her works include Two Ladies, Black LoverRosencrantz & Guildenstern are Dead (which won a Design Excellence Award at The 2019 Auckland Theatre Awards), Here & Now –  The Gangster’s ParadiseThe Daylight Atheist and JoanUnder the MountainLast LegsNell GwynnVenus in FurThat Bloody WomanYou Can Always Hand Them BackLysistrataThe Ladykillers, The Lollywitch of Mumuland, Other Desert Cities, Polly Hood in MumulandAnne BoleynKings of the GymThe GiftIn the Next Room (or The Vibrator Play)Calendar GirlsGod of CarnageWho Needs Sleep Anyway?End of the RainbowThe TutorThe BachThe Vagina MonologuesPlay 2 and Play 2.03. She also won Excellence at the Auckland Theatre Awards in 2017 for Nell Gwynn, in 2016 for ATC/The Court Theatre’s production of That Bloody Woman and in 2014 for Silo Theatre’s production of Angels in America. Rachael was the 2008 URBIS Best Stage Designer.