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Miss Lou Grimshaw

Property Assistant

Contact Information Telephone: +61 8 6304 6552, Email:, Campus: Mount Lawley, Room: ML1162
Staff Member Details
Telephone: +61 8 6304 6552
Campus: Mount Lawley  
Room: ML1162  


Louise is the Props Assistant and sessional Lecturer at the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts props department.

Current teaching

  • BPD 3206 - Production Studies 3B
  • CUAINN 501 - Adopt an innovative approach to creating production elements
  • CUAPPM601 - Manage pre-production for shows and events
  • BSBDES601 - Manage design realisation
  • CUAPPM502 - Realise Productions


Currently Props Assistant at the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts, Louise has been employed as both professional/technical staff and as a sessional lecturer at the Academy since 2001. Louise has also established a freelance career within the West Australian entertainment industry, specialising in prop construction, costume prop construction and scenic painting. Louise commenced part-time studies in 2015 and is currently 2 units away from achieving a Bachelor of Performing Arts/Visual Arts. Most recently in her studies Louise completed units VIS 3550 Project Research and Development and VIS 2454 Artist Books: Materiality of Word and Image. In 2019 Louise exhibited Silkscreen printed works at Gallery Central in the Between the Sheets: Artist Books Exhibition and also in China at the Guanlan International Print Biennial. Most recently Louise constructed leather costume props for the West Australian Opera production of Macbeth.


  • Cert IV in Assessment and Workplace Training, TAFE WA.
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