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Ms Fleur Kingsland


Staff Member Details
Telephone: +61 8 6304 6059
Campus: Mount Lawley  
Room: ML1.4116  

Fleur is Lecturer, Costume, at the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts.

Current teaching

  • CUACOS510 - Realise costumes
  • CUACOS502 - Make character costumes
  • CUACOS505 - Coordinate costume manufacture
  • CUAPPM504 - Manage bump in and out of shows
  • CUACOS507 - Construct costume corsetry and undergarments
  • CUACOS501 - Make period costumes
  • BSBDES601 - Manage design realisation
  • CUAPPM502 - Realise productions
  • CUAPPM503 - Incorporate creative and technical needs into management processes
  • CUAPPM601 - Manage preproduction for shows and events
  • CUAPPM602 - Manage construction workshop operations


Fleur Kingsland has been the coordinator of costume at the WA Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA) since 2008, lecturing and mentoring students in costume construction and management for live production.

In addition to the multiple productions she has been involved with in her time at WAAPA, Fleur designed and coordinated costumes for the productions of: Kim McCarthy’s The Rehearsal (2016); Perth Theatre Company’s (PTC) The Song Was Wrong (co designer Aurelio Costarella 2015) and The Removalists (2010); Not the Mama Production’s States of Shock (2005); After the Fair (2002); and LINK’s dance production of Feeding Time (2002). She also constructed costumes, soft props, and millinery for: the 2019 film H is for Happiness; Kira O’Reilly (Unhallowed Arts SymbioticA 2018); Kabuki Drop (iOTA The Average Joe 2017); PTC (Alienation 2013, Equus 2009); the WA Military History Re-enactment Group (2014); Strategic Art Services; Kate Wilson Events; Black Swan Theatre; Daryl Brandwood (Helix 2011); Felicity Bott (In the Dark 2010); and coordinated the creation of Millinery with her students for the Black Swan production of Far Away (2008). Fleur also worked with Royale de Luxe on the 2015 Perth International Arts Festivals spectacular, The Giants, as the Australian Wardrobe Supervisor.

In 2019, Fleur, and design coordinator, Leaf Watson, collaborated with NIDA and VCA design staff and students to design and install the Prague Quadrennial Australian Student scenography exhibition. In the 2015 and 2011 Quadrennial’s she and her students designed and created costumes for street performance programs as part of Scenofest.


  • Advanced Diploma of Performing Arts (Costume), Edith Cowan University.
  • Bachelor of Arts (Performing Arts), Edith Cowan University, 2014.
  • Certificate IV in Training & Assessment, Edith Cowan University, 2013.
  • Certificate IV in Assessment and Workplace Training, TAFE WA, 2004.

Research Outputs

Creative Arts Research Outputs

  • Kingsland, F. (2010). The Removalists - Costume Design. The Playhouse Theatre.
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