Rachel designs nationally and internationally with Australia’s leading arts companies and her body of work has been recognised through numerous industry nominations and awards over more than three decades. Her awards include ten Green Room Awards for Excellence in Lighting Design, five IES Victorian & National Awards of Excellence in Architectural Lighting Design and two Helpmann Award nominations in 2005 and 2015.
Focussed on lighting design for theatre, architecture and education for light in live performance, Rachel’s design work is driven by a strongly collaborative and dramaturgical approach. She was Lecturer in Lighting (Production) at Victorian College of the Arts and Lecturer for Light in Performance for the Bachelor of Design Degree (Performance) at the University of Melbourne 2017-2019. Rachel is a Senior Associate with Relume Consulting an architectural lighting company based in Melbourne. Recent theatre design includes My Sister JIll for Melbourne Theatre Company, the critically acclaimed production of Yentl KYT/Malthouse Theatre and The Visitors for Victorian Opera.