With a passion for theatrical set and prop design, Rachael Walker has spent the past 18 years amassing more than 100 projects as a professional designer. She has collaborated with NZ Opera, Silo Theatre, NZ Dance Company, Court Theatre, Tim Bray Productions, Auckland Festival, Comedy Festival, Unitec School of Performing and Screen Arts, Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra, Canterbury Opera, The Actor’s Program and many many independent production companies. For Auckland Theatre Company, her works include Under The Mountain, Last Legs, Nell Gwynn, Venus in Fur, That Bloody Woman, You Can Always Hand Them Back, Lysistrata, The Ladykillers, The Lollywitch of Mumuland, Other Desert Cities, Polly Hood in Mumuland, Anne Boleyn, Kings of the Gym, The Gift, In the Next Room (or The Vibrator Play), Calendar Girls, God of Carnage, Who Needs Sleep Anyway?, End of the Rainbow, The Tutor, The Bach, The Vagina Monologues, Play 2 and Play 2.03. She won Excellence at the Auckland Theatre Awards in 2017 for Nell Gwynn, in 2016 for ATC/Court Theatre’s production of That Bloody Woman and in 2014 for Silo Theatre’s production of Angels in America. Rachael was the 2008 URBIS Best Stage Designer.