Dr Suzanne Osmond is an academic and practicing theatre professional who has been involved in diverse projects in theatre, live events and film as a costume supervisor and project manager. She was responsible for managing the design and production of over 13,000 costumes for the Asian Games in Doha, as well supervising the production of costumes for the Sydney Olympic Opening Ceremony, The Lion King and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Love Never Dies. She holds postgraduate degrees in education, design and project management, and a Ph.D. from the University of Technology Sydney. She currently works in education at the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) in Sydney, Australia. She is also an editor for the international peer-reviewed journal Studies in Costume and Performance (Intellect). In 2017 she was postdoctoral research fellow within the funded ‘Costume Methodologies’ research project at Aalto University, Finland.
Contact: NIDA, 215 Anzac Parade, Kensington, 2033 NSW, Australia.