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Elizabeth has designed costumes for The New Zealand Opera, Auckland Theatre Company, The Silo, The Court Theatre, Red Leap and Okareka Dance, Black Grace, Douglas Wright Dance, Michael Parmenter, Atimira, Shona McCullagh and the Royal New Zealand Ballet. She designed costumes for Pop-Up Theatre London for Edinburgh Festival, as well as the costumes for The World of Wearable Art core show in Wellington for six years.

In 2010 she won the Chapman Tripp Costume Design Award for The Arrival (Red Leap). She represented New Zealand at the Prague Design Quadrennial in 2003 with her costumes for Falstaff, and again in 2007 with a team of designers who created the exhibition Blow. Her designs for Marriage of Figaro have just been seen in Seattle and had a great reception. Her Tosca costumes will be seen in Perth this year. Most recently, her costume designs were seen on stage at The Court in Uncle Vanya.

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