Allan Stichbury

BFA University of Alberta
Professor
Design

Phoenix Building, Rm. 111
By appointment
Phone 250-721-8007
astichbu@uvic.ca

Areas of Research & Creative Activity
Stage Design (scenic, costumes and lighting)
Canadian theatre

Allan Stichbury is a professional Set, Lighting and very occasionally, Costume Designer. He works principally in the areas of Theatre and Opera.  Allan has designed for theatres all across Canada, including both the Shaw and Stratford Festivals. Internationally he has designed on Broadway, in Washington DC and in Bangkok, Thailand. Much of his  most recent work outside of Victoria has been in at Theatre Calgary and Alberta Theatre Projects in Calgary as well as in Bangkok, Thailand.

Allan is a Past President of Associated Designers of Canada and a past Commissioner General for Canada’s exhibition at the Prague Quadrennial. He has also exhibited his work/represented Canada at several Prague Quadrennials over the past 20 years.

Allan, in collaboration with colleagues from Bangkok University has recently established a student exchange program between the Theatre Department at UVic and Bangkok University’s Performing Arts Department.

Recent professional achievements
2016 Set Design Pittsburg Opera Barber of Seville
2015 Set Design Florida Grand Opera Barber of Seville 
2015 Set Design Opera Lyra, Ottawa Barber of Seville
2014 Set Design Edmonton Opera Barber of Seville
2013 Lighting Design Theatre Calgary God of Carnage
2012 Set Design Vancouver Opera Barber of Seville
2011 Set Design Pacific Opera Flying Dutchman
2010 Set & Lighting Design Alberta Theatre Projects Last Dog of War
2010 Set Design Manitoba Theatre Centre One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
2010 Set Design Theatre Calgary One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
2010 Set & Lighting Design Alberta Theatre Projects Communion
2010 Installation Craigdarroch Castle Dance Hall Design
2009 Set Design Pacific Opera Victoria The Rake's Progress
2009 Set Design Vancouver Playhouse The Miracle Worker
2009 Set Design Blyth Festival Mail Order Bride
2008 Set Design Canadian War Museum The Wars
2007 Set Design Vancouver Playhouse The Wars
2007 Set Design Theatre Calgary The Wars 

Recent awards and honours
2014 International conference, Committee Member for IF International Performing Arts Festival; Bangkok Thailand
2014 Juror to select Canadian entries to the 2015 Praque Quadrennial 
2013 International conference, Committee Member for World Symposium on South Asian Performing Arts; Bangkok Thailand
2009-10 Jessie Richardson Awards (Vancouver): nominated for Outstanding Set Design (large theatre) for The Miracle Worker
2007-08 Jessie Richardson Awards (Vancouver): Outstanding Set Design (large theatre) for The Wars 
2007-08 Betty Mitchell Awards (Calgary): Best Set Desgin for a Play for The Wars
2006-07 Dora Mavor Moore Award (Toronto): nominated for Best Set Design for a play, opera or musical for Of Mice and Men 
2006-07 Betty Mitchell Awards (Calgary): Best Set Design (large theatre) for Of Mice and Men