Alexandra Sommer and Brad Clark are graduates of the National Institute of Dramatic Art. They are a design team whose recent credits include Jerry Springer the Opera at the Sydney Opera House, directed by Gale Edwards; Gallipoli with the Sydney Theatre Company, directed by Nigel Jamieson; Concussion with the Sydney Theatre Company and Griffin Theatre Company; and for Pinchgut Opera, David & Jonathan. They received a Sydney Theatre Award for Best Set Design for All the Blood and All the Water, created for Riverside Theatre Company.
Other production design acknowledgments for Alex and Brad include The Greatest Show on Earth for the Queensland Music Festival, directed by Patrick Nolan, and Not Like Beckett, directed by Julian Louis for NORPA. They were the Associate Designers for Dead Man Walking, directed by Nigel Jamieson, The Shape of a Girl for the Sydney Opera House and A Day in the Death of Joe Egg at Darlinghurst Theatre, which recently completed a successful national tour with Critical Stages.
Brad and Alex have also designed events and sets for clients including Tiffany & Co., Westin Hotels, LG and the Media Federation Awards. They are currently designing the Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year Awards and the 2011 Chinese New Year Parade for the City of Sydney.
Brad and Alex were the designers for David & Jonathan (2008) and L'Anima del Filosofo (2010).
This bio taken from the last program in which they appeared.
Photo by Bridget Elliot
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