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Fiona Leach

Fiona has designed costume for many Canberra amateur theatre companies. You would have seen her work if you were in the audience for local productions of The Importance of Being Ernest, Holding the Man, My Fair Lady, The Adventures of Priscilla – Queen of the Desert, Mamma Mia, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Absurd Person Singular, The Little Mermaid, To Kill a Mockingbird, Kinky Boots, The World Goes Round, Once Upon a Mattress, 42nd Street, 12 Angry Men, Shrek, Alice in Wonderland, Radio on Repertory, Les Misérables, The History Boys, The 39 Steps and Summer of the Seventeenth Doll.

In 2022 Fiona was awarded an Australia Day Achievement Medallion (2022) from the Australian Bureau of Statistics, for her contribution to the arts as a volunteer costume designer who has created costumes for over 50 amateur and semi-professional theatre shows in the Canberra region over the last 20 years.

In 2017 Fiona received a Silver CAT (Canberra Area Theatre) award in recognition of her achievements in costume design. Fiona has also received CAT Awards for costume design in musical theatre for Kinky Boots (2019), Shrek (2018) and Mary Poppins (2015).