Veronique is a lighting, set and costume designer. In 2019, Veronique completed a Master of Fine Art (Design for Performance) majoring in lighting. She also holds a Bachelor of Fine Art (Technical Theatre and Stage Management) from NIDA.
As a lighting designer, Veronique’s credits include: THE JUNGLE AND THE SEA, TELL ME I'M HERE, THE WOLVES (Belvoir); MACHINAL (NIDA); BURN WITCH BURN (Old Fitz); HAPPY DAYS (Red Line Productions); SACRE (Circa); BANGING DENMARK (Sydney Theatre Company); THE SMALLEST HOUR (Griffin Theatre); JOHN (Outhouse Theatre Co.); THE LIFE OF US (Hayes Theatre); NOSFERATU (Old 505); STUPID FUCKING BIRD (New Theatre); HAPPY DAYS, CHORUS, ANATOMY OF A SUICIDE, PERMISSION TO SPIN, HOWIE THE ROOKIE (Old Fitz); A GIRL IS A HALF-FORMED THING (KXT).
Veronique designed set and costumes for THE CARETAKER, and A DOLL'S HOUSE (Ensemble),; costumes for MUSEUM OF MODERN LOVE (Seymour Centre/Sydney Festival); set and lighting design for EXIT THE KING (Red Line Productions) and ULSTER AMERICAN (Outhouse Theatre Co); costume design for AS YOU LIKE IT (Sport for Jove); set and costume design for OUR BLOOD RUNS IN THE STREET (Red Line Productions); set and lighting for VENUS IN FUR, costume and lighting design for WOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN (NIDA).
Veronique’s associate lighting designer credits include: CURSED! designed by Chloe Oglvie (Belvoir); NO PAY? NO WAY! designed by Paul Jackson (Sydney Theatre Company); PRIMA FACIE designed by Trent Suidgeest (Griffin Theatre); CRY-BABY directed and designed by Alexander Berlage (Hayes Theatre Co); and MACBETH, THE TEMPEST and A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM for Sport for Jove. Associate set and costume designer roles include: JOHN and GLORIA designed by Jeremy Allen for Outhouse Theatre Co; and design associate for THE BEAUTY QUEEN OF LEENANE designed by Renée Mulder for Sydney Theatre Company.
She has received four Sydney Theatre Award nominations: for Best Stage Design of an Independent Production for EXIT THE KING and ULSTER AMERICAN; Best Lighting Design of an Independent Production for HAPPY DAYS; and Best Lighting Design of an Independent Production for JOHN.
Find more of Veronique's work at: veroniquebenettdesigner-lightanddesign.com.au