Jonathon is a multi award-winning designer for theatre and film.
Jonathon designed the film GIRL ASLEEP for which he won an ACCTA Award (Best Costume Design), received an ACCTA nomination (Best Production Design) and won two APDG Awards (Best Production Design and Best Costume Design). The same year, he won a Sydney Theatre Award for Best Costume Design for MR BURNS (Belvoir / State Theatre Company of South Australia); and a PAWA for MR IRRESISTIBLE for The Great Last Hunt.
Jonathon is resident designer at Windmill Theatre Co and designs for companies including: Sydney Theatre Company, Melbourne Theatre Company, Queensland Theatre, State Theatre Company of South Australia, Belvoir Theatre, LaBoite, Bell Shakespeare, Is This Yours?, Aphids, Arena Theatre Company, Polyglot, The Real TV Project, Polytoxic, Men of Steel, Lemony S Puppet Theatre, Terrapin Puppet Theatre, Vitalstatistix, Barking Gecko, The Border Project, Dead Puppet Society, The Last Great Hunt, The Escapists and Sandpit. Jonathon was festival designer for the Out of the Box Festival and Brisbane Festival’s Arcadia.
Other theatre credits include: ZIZIANE directed by Meryl Tankard (Restless Dance Theatre); ASTROMAN directed by Sarah Goodes (Melbourne Theatre Company); ACCIDENTAL DEATH OF AN ANARCHIST directed by Sarah Giles (Sydney Theatre Company); MR BURNS directed by Imara Savage (Belvoir/STCSA); AFTER DINNER directed by Corey McMahon (STCSA); ATLANTIS directed by Rose Myers (Belvoir); RUMPELSTILTSKIN, GIRL ASLEEP, SCHOOL DANCE, PINOCCHIO, FUGITIVE, BIG BAD WOLF, WIZARD OF OZ and BOOM! BAH! directed by Rosemary Myers (Windmill Theatre Co); BAMBERT’S BOOK OF LOST STORIES directed by Luke Kerridge (Barking Gecko); MACHU PICCHU directed by Geordie Brookman (STC/STCSA).
In addition to the ACCTA Award, APDG Awards and Sydney Theatre Award, Jonathon has won three Matilda Awards, a PAWA Award; and received multiple Helpmann Award, Greenroom Award and Ruby Award nominations. Jonathon received a Lord Mayor’s Fellowship Grant to attend the Prague Quadrennial; and a Sidney Myer Creative Fellowship.
Jonathon studied illustration and sculpture at the Queensland College of Art. Other work includes illustrations for the picture book THE EMPTY CITY for Hachette Livre/Lothian; and the EDIE AMELIA series by Sophie Lee.
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