Alice Babidge Costume designer


A graduate of the NIDA Design Course in 2004, Alice Babidge is a set and costume designer for theater, opera, cinema and television.

In the cinema, she notably designed the costumes for Foe by Garth Davies, Beau is Afraid by Ari Aster, Nitram (and was also the set designer), The True History of the Kelly Gang and Snowtown all films by Justin Kurzel, Holding the Man by Neil Armfield, and Reunion (as part of The Turning project) by Simon Stone. For television, she designed the set design for the pilot for Hammer Bay (MTV), as well as music videos for The Mess Hall, You Am I, The Vines and End of Fashion.

She has worked for many theaters and opera houses around the world, including the Sydney Theater Company (The Present), the Young Vic Theatre (Cat On a Hot Tin Roof; Yerma, directed by Simon Stone), the Barbican (Waiting for Godot) or at the Lincoln Center Festival (Les Bonnes), at the Odéon-Théâtre de l'Europe (The Vengeance Trilogy, directed by Simon Stone).

At the opera, she collaborated among others on the creation of Hamlet by Brett Dean at the Glyndebourne Festival, on the Ring directed by Neil Armfield in 2013 at Opera Australia, on Caligula and on The Return of Ulysses to his Homeland at the English National Opera, The Marriage of Figaro and Bliss at Opera Australia.

Alice Babidge was an associate artist at the Sydney Theater Company where she notably created the costumes for The Bar at the End of the Wharf, The War of the Roses, Gross und Klein (best costumes at the Sydney Theater Awards 2011), The Lost Echo (directed by Barrie Kosky, nominated for best costumes at the 2007 Sydney Theater Awards).

She won the Nestroy Prize for best sets and best costumes during the creation of Hotel Strindberg by Simon Stone at the Burgtheater in Vienna.

At the Paris National Opera: La Traviata, 2019

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