Dick Weight is an established visual artist whose recent accolades include Blake Prize Exceptions selection and finalist in the Norville Art Prize. He is currently completing a five-year sculpture commission for the Royal Australian Artillery National Museum North Fort, Manly.
Head of Props with the Sydney Theatre Company from 1997 to 2001, Dick's many opera and theatre credits include Props Master for Mourning Becomes Electra and Macbeth (Sydney Theatre Company) and Henry the Fifth (Bell Shakespeare Company, Sydney Opera House), and Construction Manager for West Side Story (Her Majesty’s Theatre). His extensive film credits include SFX Props Master for Oscar and Lucinda, Head of Model Shop for The Thin Red Line and Mad Max 3, and, most recently, SFX Props Master for Superman Returns.
Dick was the Props Master for Orfeo (2004), Dardanus (2005), Idomeneo (2006) and Juditha Triumphans (2007) for Pinchgut.
This bio taken from the last program in which Dick appeared.
Pinchgut Opera acknowledges the Gadigal people of the Eora nation, the first story-tellers and singers of songs. We pay our respects to elders past, present, and emerging.