Kim Bishop (Costume Design)

Kim was nominated for a Green Room Award for his costume design on The Light In The Piazza. (Life Like Company) He designed Sweeney Todd staring Anthony Warlow and Gina Riley, also for Life Like. It played Sydney then transferred to the iconic Her Majesty’s Theatre, Melbourne.

Other costume design work includes the sell out season of Rent at Chapel off Chapel. (James Terry Productions) City Of Angels (Life Like) Cross Roads (A new Australian Musical) Doubt: A Parable (RL Productions) The 39 Steps and They’re Playing Our Song (HIT Productions, National tours) Barassi – The Stage Show (The Athenaeum Theatre) Jesus Christ Superstar, Singin’ In The Rain, The Producers, Kismet, The King & I, The Boyfriend, Crazy For You, Mame, Damn Yankees, 42nd Street and Sweet Charity and The Boy From Oz with Todd McKenney (The Production Company)

As well as designing, Kim has a successful career in many other facets of the theatre costume industry. He has toured as Head of Wardrobe on many large scale musicals including The King & I, Joseph and The Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat, South Pacific, The Rocky Horror Show, Aida – The Spectacular, Singin’ In The Rain, Shout, Moonshadow, One Man Two Guvnors, The Boy From Oz and Dusty.

He has dressed on Grease, Cats, Sugar Babies, A Little Night Music, Shane Warne – The Musical for Opera Australia and The Australian Ballet to name a few and, for some years, had the pleasure of touring the world as Wardrobe Manager with Torvill & Dean and their international ice skating companies playing everywhere from his home town Melbourne to Las Vegas, Madison Square Garden and Wembley. Visit Kim’s web site.

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