Set & Costume Designer - The Children & I and You.
Matthew Raven is an emerging designer from Perth, Western Australia. He recently completed 5 years study in Design, including Scenic and Props Construction at West Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA). During the course of his study, Raven has been actively engaged in the local arts industry, working as part of a technical production team at WA Ballet (WAB).
He brings an interesting and diverse background to his creative work, including a successful career as a local police officer and a strong family association with education.
Raven’s professional and family life have fostered a fierce passion for equality and diversity, with a desire to positively impact on social change through the creative arts. His previous work in the arts inspired him to contribute to the growth of local creative partnerships. Raven believes that industry sustainability calls for quality collaboration and forward thinking live performance companies and he is ecstatic to be involved with THEATRE 180.