Name

Leon Krasenstein

Biography

Leon Krasenstein 2010

Leon Krasenstein is a set and costume designer who has worked in theatre, opera and ballet. A WAAPA design graduate, Leon's credits include Graeme Murphy's production of Firebird for the Australian Ballet (nominated for a Green Room Award), Opera Queensland's productions of Die Fledermaus (2005) and The Marriage of Figaro (The Australian Opera Studio-2004); Chrissie Parrott's A Midsummer Night's Dream (costume design nominated for a 2006 Helpmann Award), Simon Dow's productions of Dangerous Liaisons, The Red Shoes and Alice (set and costume design) for the West Australian Ballet; Opera Australia's The Barber of Seville (2005) with director John Milson and Tears from a Glass Eye for Black Swan Youth Theatre Company. In 2008 Leon designed costumes for NICA's circus production of Rhapsody directed by Sally Richardson in Melbourne. Leon designed the costumes and set for Graeme Murphy's 40 Miles – River of Dreams and Chrissie Parrott's Racing Heart/Hummingbird for Tasdance's Heart Matters production in 2010.