Set, Property and Costume Design, Swan Lake
Gabriela Týlešová is an award-winning, internationally acclaimed designer. Her design work for theatre includes Il Turco in Italia, Cosi Fan Tutte, Baroque Masterworks, Salome, Sweeney Todd, The Rabbits and L’elisir d’amore for Opera Australia, Ladies in Black for Queensland Theatre Company, The Pillowman, Tomfoolery, Urinetown, Cyrano de Bergerac, The Visit and Blithe Spirit for Melbourne Theatre Company, Muriel’s Wedding the Musical for Global Creatures/Sydney Theatre Company, A Flea In Her Ear, Rosencrantz And Guildenstern Are Dead, This Little Piggy, Macbeth, Volpone, Attempts On Her Life and Twelfth Night for Sydney Theatre Company. Ms. Týlešová has designed works for dance such as The Sleeping Beauty and Schéhérazade for The Australian Ballet, Boomerang and Of Earth And Sky for Bangarra Dance Theatre, Can we Afford This/The Cost of Living for DV8 Physical Theatre (Sydney 2000 Olympic Arts Festival), Love Never Dies for Really Useful Group (Australia, Japan, Germany, US), A Funny Thing Happened on the Way To the Forum for Gordon Frost Organisation and the musical adaptation of First Wives Club (US). Ms. Týlešová has also designed the sets and costumes for the opening and closing ceremonies of the 2006 Asian Games in Doha, Qatar. She collaborated with David McAllister on a picture book of The Sleeping Beauty, published in 2017.
Her awards include Helpmann Award for Best Set Design (2009, 2011, 2014), Helpmann Award for Best Costume Design (2011, 2012, 2014, 2018), Green Room Award for Best Set Design (2003, 2011), Green Room Award for Best Costume Design (2002, 2006, 2011), Australian Production Design Guild Award for Best Set Design (2012), Australian Production Design Guild Award for Best Costume Design (2012, 2014), Sydney Theatre Award for Best Costume Design (2012, 2013) and Sydney Theatre Award for Best Set Design (2013). Ms. Tylesova’s work was exhibited at Prague Quadrennial (1999, 2015) and in the Moscow exhibition Costume at the Turn of the Century (2015).