Rose Montgomery is an Australian set, costume and props designer, and holds a Masters of Fine Arts in Design for Performance from The National Institute of Dramatic Art (Sydney). Prior to studying at NIDA, Rose completed a Bachelor of Spatial Design and a Bachelor of Arts in International Studies at the University of Technology, Sydney.
Rose works between Australia and The United Kingdom as a freelance designer across theatre, opera, dance, film, television and events.
In 2018 she was selected by the Sydney Opera House to represent Australia for the Multidisciplinary Australian-Danish Exchange (MADE) program in Spain and Denmark. In 2021 Rose was 1 of 5 creatives in the ABC's Top 5 Arts media residency program, gaining media skills in sharing her creative work with broad communities. Rose was also a finalist in the 2020/2021 JMK British Theatre Awards, with director Katherine Nesbitt for their proposal for Alice Birch's 'Revolt. She Said. Revolt Again’. In 2021 she was the recipient of the Loudon Sainthill Memorial Scholarship.
Theatre includes: Graphics Designer for Operation Mincemeat (Spit Lip) 2023, Graphics Designer for Sylvia (The Old Vic) 2023, Graphics Designer for The Great Gatsby NYC (Immersive International) 2022, Graphics Designer for The Burnt City (Punchdrunk) 2022, Designer of Chiaroscuro (Canberra Theatre Centre) 2021, Designer of This Modern Coil (Redfern Pop Up Theatre) 2021, Associate Designer of Hamlet (The Young Vic) 2020, Costume Designer of Uncle Vanya (UK Touring Production) 2019, Designer of Post (The Old Red Lion Theatre) 2019, Set and Props Designer of The Way Of The World (NIDA Theatres) 2018, Designer of The Colby Sisters of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (NIDA Theatres) 2018, Costume Designer of Me Right Now (Canberra Theatre) 2012.
Opera includes: Associate Designer on LA Philharmonic's Weimar Nightfall: Seven Deadly Sins (Walt Disney Concert Hall) 2021.
Film/Television includes: Production Designer of Short Film 'kjærlighet' (Primary Colour Pictures) 2023, Design Assistant on The Great Season 3 (Hulu) 2022, Production Designer of Svengali (Badlands Productions) 2021, Set Decoration Assistant on Piece's of Her (Netflix) 2021, Set Decoration Assistant on Thor Love and Thunder (Marvel) 2020/21, Art Department and Wardrobe Assistant on Home & Away 2020, Properties Master of The Home Team (AFTERS Pilot) 2020, Design Intern for graphics designer Annie Atkins 2018/19, Wardrobe Assistant on All About E (Girls' Own Pictures) 2013.
Music Videos include: Production Designer of Lime Cordiale's Reality Check Please.
Events include: Graphic Designer for Winter Wonderland 2022, Designer for DJ Flume's European Tour pop-up stores 2020.
Design Assistant for: Anna Fleischle, Jon Bausor, Tom Scutt, Ben Stones, Michael Levine, Peter McKintosh, Chloe Lamford, Laura Hopkins, Mel Page, Michael Hankin, and more.