Where will this take me?


A central player in the act of creating a performance is the designer. Whether it is in the role of set designer, costume designer, lighting designer or sound designer, they play a pivotal and collaborative part in the conception and realisation of a performance.

Upon completion of the Bachelor of Design with a major in Performance Design, students will have the option of either finding employment or applying to continue on to the Master of Design for Performance, or the Master of Production Design for Screen.

Career outcomes

  • Arts administrator
  • Costume designer
  • Floor manager
  • Lighting designer
  • Location manager
  • Production coordinator
  • Set designer
  • Sound designer
  • Theatre stage manager

Completing a graduate course after the Bachelor of Design will set you up to become a leader in your field, open up a wide range of career opportunities and increase your earning potential.

Performance Design students can also go on to complete: