Paula Levis is a Melbourne based costume designer. She has worked extensively in Australia’s contemporary dance scene for almost twenty years, designing for Chunky Move Artistic Director Antony Hamilton on his works Token Armies, Forever and Ever, Meeting, Sentinal, Black Project 2 & 3, NYX, Keep Everything, Drift, RGB, Blazeblue Oneline and I Like This.
Paula has also designed costumes for choreographers Gideon Obarzanek (Two Faced Bastard, Mortal Engine, GLOW, Singularity, I Want to Dance Better at Parties), Stephanie Lake Company (Manifesto, Skeleton Tree and Replica) and Lucy Guerin (Human Interest Story, Corridor, Structure & Sadness, Aether) and has designed for dance companies Lyon Opera Ballet, Skånes Dansteater, Sydney Dance Company, Australian Dance Theatre, KAGE, Danceworks, Dancehouse, TasDance and DanceNorth. Paula has also designed for Melbourne Theatre Company, Red Stitch Actor’s Theatre, Victorian Opera and La Mama and has worked as costume designer/stylist for the Black Arm Band and musician Genevieve Lacey.
She was costume illustrator for the late Peter Corrigan over seventeen years.