Camellia is a Toronto-based set and costume designer. Recent designs for opera include The Tales of Hoffman (Edmonton Opera), Maria Stuarda (Pacific Opera Victoria), The Lighthouse (Boston Lyric Opera), Dido and Aeneas (Opera Avalon) and Associate Designer on productions of The Magic Flute (Budapest State Opera) and Candide (Chatelet/Hyogo PAC, Japan).
Recent designs for theatre include collaborations with numerous independent to regional theatre companies including fu-GEN Asian Canadian Theatre Company, among many others.
She is a graduate of Ryerson Theatre School (technical production), and completed her M.A. in Scenography at Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design (U.K.) and the Hogeschool voor de Kunsten (Utrecht, the Netherlands). She is also an alumna of the Lincoln Centre Theatre's Director's Lab.
Camellia has received five Dora Mavor Moor Awards (Toronto), a Sterling Award (Edmonton), a Chalmers Award Grant, and shared the 2006 Siminovitch Protégé Prize.
Upcoming plans include Carried Award on the Crest of a Wave (Tarragon), The Blue Planet (Young People's Theatre), Don Giovanni (RCM), and Marilyn Forever (Aventa Ensemble). (November 2013)