Announcing the 2016 winner: David Fleischer

Sydney based designer David Fleischer is the 2016 recipient of The Kristian Fredrikson Scholarship For Design in The Performing Arts. David is a freelance designer, he graduated from The National Institute of Dramatic Arts in 2009 where he now is an Associate Lecturer.

He plans to use the award of $12,000 to embark on a series of internships with three major European companies in London, Italy and Germany including The Komische Oper Berlin, run by Australian Barrie Kosky. David will also observe various current theatrical productions as well as attending major performing arts festivals.

This trip will fulfill David’s intention of expanding his exposure to international design practices and work possibilities beyond Australia.

There will be a display of David’s designs at the Arts Centre Melbourne in The Smorgon Family Plaza, opening April 4th and closing May 29th. To see more of David’s designs please refer to

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