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Erin O'Neill

Lecturer, Pattern Cutting and Technology
School of Creative Industries
Location: Building 006, Room 2004


BPSA in Production Design and Management


BPSA in Production Design and Management Unitec

Since 1979 Erin O'Neill has worked on hundreds of productions in a costume career spanning 33yrs in Theatre,Opera and Film in NZ, Britian and Italy. She has trained and studied costuming in NZ and Britain.

In 2012 Erin was appointed Costume Course Coordinator in Production Design and Management at the Performing and Screen Arts School at Unitec. Each year she oversees with her team, five theatre productions - five screen projects and four Dance productions, teaching 1st 2nd and 3rd year students the art of costume design and management for stage and screen.

A few highlights of Erin's career.

2011 - "Rugby World Cup" Opening Ceremony Designer Jane Holland.

2007 - Feature Film "Warriors Way" Costume Designer James Acheson.

2005 - T.V Series "Maddigans Quest" Costume Designer Tracey Collins.

2006 - T.V. Series "Rude Awakenings" Costume Designer Kirsty Cameron.

1994 - 1998 - T.V. Series "Hercules and Xena" Costume Designers Barbara Daragh, Nigil Dickson.

1987 - Feature Film "The Navigator" Director Vincent Ward Costume Designer Glenys Jackson.

1985 - Feature Film (London) "Absolute Beginners" (Shepperton Studios) Costume Designer Sue Blane, Director Julian Temple.

1984 - Opera (Tuscany) Musica Nel Chiostro "Beauty and the Beast" Costume Designer Russell Craig.

1984 - 1985 - National Theatre (South Bank London) women's costume Dept.

1979 - 1984 - Mercury Theatre Auckland.


O'Neill, E., (Curator), & Collins, N., (Curator) (2018). Kimono Kollab - Haru No Kawa (Auckland Art Week). The White Room, Parnell, Auckland, New Zealand, 13 October.

O'Neill, E P. (2011). Costume Supervisor and Design Assistant for Rugby World Cup 2011 Opening Ceremony. David Atkins Enterprises, Auckland, New Zealand.