Justin Nardella

Location: London
Website: www.justinnardella@me.com

Justin is a graduate of the Australian National Institute of Dramatic Arts. He is the Associate Set Designer on various international productions of Priscilla Queen of the Desert The Musical including the UK Tour, Stockholm, Madrid, Seoul and Norwegian Cruise Lines. He has worked as an assistant to established designers including Bob Crowley, Michael Levine, Leslie Travers, and Brian Thomson. He worked with Brisbane Festival as a head site designer for 3 years, overseeing site specific installations, a custom built outdoor amphitheater for 500 patrons, and the Spiegeltent site and bar design. Recent designs for theatre include Gordon Frost Organisation: Legends! Duck Down Productions: Where Do Little Birds Go (showing at Edingburgh Festival) Opera in Space: Hansel and Gretel for Opera in Space, Brisbane Festival: Tender Napalm and L’Orfeo. Ensemble Theatre: Cirlce Mirror Transformation. Sydney Theatre Company: Before and After. Downstairs Belvoir: Ladybird, Bliss and Whore. Darlinghurst Theatre: Macbeth and Glace Chase. Griffin Theatre Company: Porn.Cake and Silent Disco. NORPA: Engine. Glent Street Theatre: Every Single Saturday the Musical. For film he was production designer on Andy X directed by Jim Sharman. He has worked as an event designer for internationally recognized brands including Audi, GHD and Aveda. He was awarded the William Fletcher Grant and was the inaugural winner of the Australian BMW Young Artist of the Year Award.