A pioneer of video design for theatre, Mic works across disciplines, designing award-winning theatre, opera and dance for major companies and festivals around Australia, London’s West End and in Europe and Asia. Mic was awarded an Australia Council Established Artist’s Fellowship for Interdisciplinary Practice in 2012. Mic’s video artworks are in collections around the world. Commissioned works include video installations for the Sydney Opera House, Sydney Olympic Park and the Biennale of Sydney and recently a retrospective exhibition with his brother Tim Gruchy at the Regional Gallery in Bundaberg Queensland.
Mic’s design credits include Sydney Theatre Company, Opera Australia, Opera Queensland, Legs on the Wall, Performing Lines, Griffin, Australian Chamber Opera, Merrigong, and VIVID projections on the Sydney Opera House sails. Recent projects include Bungul, an epic celebration of Gurrumul’s life and music at the Sydney Opera House, Perth, Adelaide and Darwin Festivals; and Sunshine Supergirl, celebrating the life of Evonne Goolagong. Mic teaches Video Design and Production at NIDA, UNSW and University of Wollongong.