Arnavaz Lindsay is an Australian Brisbane based designer who has been working in the likes of the theatre industry for over 10 years. Her experience and skills cover a vast array of areas, including design and construction of corsetry, costume, couture and millinery, as well as some set design.
Arnavaz brings an international and artistic sensibility to her designs, supported by her studies at the London College of Fashion(2001), Melbourne School of Fashion (2010) and Australia's premier arts institution, NIDA, where she graduated with a Bachelor in Theatre Design (2005).
Well known for her beautifully tailored theatrical, bespoke creations, Arnavaz has most recently established herself as a designer and costumier to the ladies of burlesque. Her fantastical creations and gowns have been gracing the stages of major events such as Miss Burlesque Queensland and Miss Burlesque Australia. Starlets such as Magnolia Knife, Frankie Mae Felon, Lady le Feu, BB le Buff and Chelsea Mae Smooch are just some of the burlesque beauties who have been adorned by the designs of Arnavaz Lindsay.
Arnavaz has also worked for major theatre companies such as The Danger Ensemble, The Australian Ballet, The State Opera of South Australia, Queensland Theatre Company and Queensland Ballet.
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