Playing in someone elses studio....

 Two days in Susie McMahons studio the other weekend having fun creating.
She is still a work in progress and this was my first time working with paper clay, love the possibilities of the product.



26 October 2012. Artery, by Kathryn Gray
…….Drawing upon other regions, many artists also presented poignant arts installations, exhibitions and screenings throughout the program. Visitors encountered Craig Walsh’s Home , a public projection work which features people talking about what home means to them, and Sonja Hindrum’s Talking Skirt, a wearable technology and poetry project developed with Tasmanian students in an Artist In Residency (AIR) program. ……….
April 2012 .Stage Whispers, by Merlene Abbott . A major feature of this production was the superb costuming designed by Sonja Hindrum. The costumes were lush, extravagant and beautifully made – 200 costumes for the 21 cast members….

August 26, 2011 by Patrick Sutczak

Also found the work on the cover of “Director Regional Arts Australia Information for Candidates”

28 September 2010

September 2010

August 2010
Pleiades has a full page in Issue 3, NO99, pg40.


70%silk 30%merino
finished garment weight is less that 200 grams


Amadeus Costumes April 2012

AMADEUS by Peter Shaffer

19-28 April 2012
Earl Arts Centre
Directed by Jeff Hockley
For tickets go to:

Performance dates

Thur 19 April at 8pm
Fri 20 April at 8pm
Sat 21 April at 8pm
Sun 22 April at 3pm
Wed 25 April at 8pm

Thu 26 April at 8pm
Fri 27 April at 8pm
Sat 28 April at 2pm
Sat 28 April at 8pm

One of the biggest productions undertaken by the Launceston Players for some time, Amadeus will showcase a wealth of local talent. Ray Sangston will play Salieri, with Travis Hennessy playing Mozart and Tracy Ollington taking on the role of his wife, Constanze.

They will be supported by a great cast featuring some of Northern Tasmania’s finest talent, as well as a highly skilled design and production team, to stage a lavish show which will be a highlight of Launceston's theatrical calendar.

Ticket Prices

Adults $30.00
Concession $20.00
Players Member $25.00
Groups 6+ $25.00

I Have been the costume director for the production (plus made the green dress seen here and below plus the gold suit) It has been a team effort as there are over 200 items of clothing.