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Lara Gabor

Lighting and Video Designer/ Technician

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0479 060 072

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Biography

Lara Gabor (she/her) is a lighting and digital media designer and technician based in Naarm/Melbourne. Her upbringing in Singapore fostered a passion for multidisciplinary work and musical theatre which has flourished upon relocating back to Australia. In 2023, Lara completed a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre Production at the Victorian College of the Arts (VCA). She is currently employed as a lighting technician at Arts Centre Melbourne and Her Majesty’s Theatre.

Lara’s university credits include; Lighting and Vision Designer on Clare Barron’s ‘Dance Nation’ (Dir. Emily Tomlins, 2023) and devised contemporary work ‘Gesturing Weaving Unfolding’ (Chor. James Batchelor, 2023). In addition to technical roles such as Programmer and Operator on contemporary dance works; ‘Theatrum Botanicum’ (Dir. Gregory Lorenzutti, 2022) and Deputy Electrician, Programmer and Operator on ‘Alter Kinetic’ (Chor. Lucy Guerin, Ngioka Bunda-Heath, Julie Minaai, 2022).

Other credits include Projection Designer on 'Elegies; A Song Cycle' (Dir. Tyran Parke) as well as lighting secondments on ‘Mary Poppins’ (Michael Cassel Group), ‘Moulin Rouge! The Musical’ (Global Creatures), and ‘Mamma Mia!’ (Michael Coppel, Louise Withers & Linda Bewick).
 

Lara hopes to continue her practice in Australia and beyond, sharing her enthusiasm for theatrical storytelling.

Credits

ELEGIES; A SONG CYCLE - PROJECTION DESIGNER/PROGRAMMER

Fortyfive Downstairs- Directed by Tyran Parke

Recollection by Georgia Ketels - TECHNICIAN/OPERATOR

Fortyfive Downstairs- Directed by Cathy Hunt

Akaraka - OPERATOR

The Substation- Directed by Effie Nkrumah

7  Captiva Road - TECHNICIAN, OPERATOR

Chapel off Chapel, Loft- Directed by Cathy Hunt

Transwoman Kills Influencer - ASSOCIATE LIGHTING DESIGNER, TECHNICIAN, QLAB VIDEO PROGRAMMER

La Mama Courthouse- Directed by Emmanuelle Mattana

Okage Sama De: Shiroi - PROJECTION DESIGNER, TECHNICIAN, QLAB PROGRAMMER/OPERATOR

Melbourne Immigration Museum, Long Room, Choreographed by Julie Ann Minaai

Dance NationLIGHTING AND VIDEO DESIGNER, TECHNICIAN, QLAB PROGRAMMER

Victorian College of the Arts- Grant Street Theatre, Directed by Emily Tomlins

Gesturing Weaving Unfolding - LIGHTING AND PROJECTION DESIGNER, TECHNICIAN

Victorian College of the Arts- Martyn Myer Arena, Choreographed by Julie Ann Minaai

Ms Beige Brown Goes BeyondTECHNICIAN, QLAB PROGRAMMER/ OPERATOR (SND, AV, LX)

Queen Victoria Women's Centre- By Cathy Hunt for Melbourne International Comedy Festival

Stinking Hot Trash- LIGHTING DESIGNER, QLAB PROGRAMMER/ OPERATOR (SND, AV, LX)

The MC Showroom- By Isabelle Carney for Melbourne International Comedy Festival

Alter Kinetic- DEPUTY ELECTRICIAN, GRANDMA2 PROGRAMMER/OPERATOR, QLAB PROGRAMMER, TECHNICIAN

Victorian College of the Arts- SPACE 28, Choreographed by Lucy Guerin, Julie Ann Minaai and Ngioka Bunda-Heath

Theatrum BotanicumASSOCIATE PROJECTION DESIGNER, TECHNICIAN, QLAB PROGRAMMER/OPERATOR

Victorian College of the Arts- Martyn Myer Arena, Choreographed by Gregory Lorenzutti

IBDP Solo Project- LIGHTING, PROJECTION AND SOUND DESIGNER/ TECHNICIAN

Singapore; Australian International School- All elements devised by Lara Gabor

IBDP Group ProjectLIGHTING DESIGNER

Singapore; Australian International School- All elements devised in collaboration with fellow students

Seussical- ASSISTANT STAGE MANAGER

Singapore; Australian International School- Yearly Production

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