Anna Whitaker is a multi award-winning Queensland based sound designer and composer with a palate for experimental, acousmatic works and surround sound composition.
She graduated from Queensland Conservatorium of Music with a Bachelor of Music Technology, and since has designed and composed for productions including MONA FOMA, Australasian Dance Company, Bleach* Festival, The Farm, tasdance, Stompin’, La Boite Theatre Company, Brisbane Festival, HOTA Gold Coast, Festival 2018, Vulcana Circus and Playlab.
Her vast background in classical music and technology-based sound art result in musical concoctions from the traditional and contemporary worlds. Anna received the 2020/2021 and 2019 Matilda Award for Best Sound Design for her work on Michael Smith’s Cowboy and The Farm’s Throttle respectively. Anna’s unique voice is also evident in her installation works which have exhibited at Bleach* Festival, HOTA, MetroArts and QPAC Museum.