Peter England

Set Design

Peter England is an award-winning Set Designer. Peter has designed for numerous Bangarra Dance Theatre productions including Fire - A Retrospective, Mathinna, and Boomerang.



Peter England holds a Bachelor of Performing Arts in Design from the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) and a Bachelor of Landscape Architecture (Hons.) from the University of New South Wales.

For Bangarra Dance Theatre, Peter has created sets for Fire - A Retrospective (2009), Mathinna (2008), Boomerang (2005), Unaipon (2004), Bush (2003), Walkabout (2002), Skin (2000), and Fish (1997), and the sets for Amalgamate (2006) and Rites (1997), in collaboration with The Australian Ballet.

Peter has worked with dozens of performing arts companies globally including Opera Australia, Sydney Theatre Company, Victorian Opera, The Shakespeare Theatre Company, Sydney Dance Company, and Bell Shakespeare. He has also produced work for large-scale arena events including the Sydney 2000 Olympic Opening Ceremony, Rugby World Cup, and New Year's Eve celebrations on Sydney Harbour.



  • 2005
    Best Design (Dance) 'Boomerang' - Green Room Awards
  • 2004
    Best Scenic Design 'Unaipon' - Helpmann Awards
  • 2001
    Best Scenic Design 'Awakening – Sydney 2000 Olympics Opening Ceremony' - Helpmann Awards