Kristian Fredrikson


Kristian Fredrikson


The late Kristian Fredrikson (1940 – 2005) was one of Australia’s most highly regarded costume and set designers and a very close collaborator of Graeme Murphy and Janet Vernon. His award-winning designs were featured in productions for contemporary dance, ballet, opera, drama, the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games, film, and television. His credits include the groundbreaking works Shéhérazade, Daphnis and ChloéAfter Venice, Beauty and the BeastKing Roger, Body of Work and Tivoli (Sydney Dance Company); Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella, Coppélia, Swan Lake and  Nutcracker: the Story of Clara (Australian Ballet); Manon LescautLucrezia Borgia, Norma, Turandot, The Merry Widow and Salome (Opera Australia); Albert Herring (Western Australian Opera); The Nutcracker, Swan Lake, Peter PanCoppélia and A Christmas Carol (The Royal New Zealand Ballet); Macbeth (South Australian Opera); Swan Lake and The Tales of Texas (Houston Ballet); and The Merry Wives of WindsorMacbeth, The School for Scandal, A Doll’s House, and Hedda Gabler (Sydney Theatre Company).

See also The Kristian Fredrikson Scholarship and Michelle Potter’s Book link

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