Sidney is an award winning emerging Lighting Designer, working regularly across Melbourne and Brisbane. He is a 2021 graduate of the Bachelor of Fine Arts (Design and Production) degree at the Victorian College of the Arts, where his coursework efforts were recognised, being awarded the Cassidy Bequest Scholarship for Production.
His design credits include 'Every Lovely Terrible Thing' (Lab Kelpie), ‘Parade’ & ‘Songs for a New World’ (Soundworks), ‘Insert Self’ (Chunky Move & L2R), ‘Redhealer’ (Back to Back), 'Torch Song' (Taylor Made), ‘Flight’ & 'Steer' (Showfit, Dean Bryant), ‘Niusia’ & ‘Still Buried’ (Kathryn Yates), ‘Uncle Vanya’ (Anthropocene Play Co), ‘Yiddish Divas: Into the Red Tent’ (Evelyn Krape, Kadimah Yiddish Theatre), 'Songs of the Flesh' (Stephen Michell Wright, Danger Ensemble), 'Motherlod_^e' (Frenzy Theatre), 'Bach's Universe' (Australian Brandenberg Orchestra), ’Propaganda’ (Annabelle Ford), ‘Play’, ‘Monark’, & 'Mechorstra' (Scimm Dance),  'The Duchess of Malfi' & ‘Macbeth’ (Arrant Knaves), ‘The Spook’ (Daniela Farinacci), ‘The Hello Girls’ (Jason Langley), and ‘The Cripple of Inishmaan’ (Georgina Naidu).
His work on 'Parade' and 'Songs for a New World' (Soundworks Productions) earned him a 2023 Green Room BODY OF WORK award for Independent Musical Theatre.
Sidney has also worked as the Assistant Lighting Designer on 'Bananaland' (Simon Philips), and 'Salamander' (Maxine Doyle & Es Devlin), and the Lighting Design Realiser for the Melbourne season of 'The Dictionary of Lost Words' (Sydney Theatre Company & State Theatre Company South Australia).
Upcoming works include 'A Case for the Existence of God' (Gary Abrahams, Red Stitch), 'Parade' (Soundworks - Seymour Centre Remount), ‘Piper’ (Frenzy Theatre), and 'Addams Family' (Lauren McKinnon, Stars and the Moon).
His works have been seen by audiences across Australia, praised by reviews as "one of the best lighting designers Melbourne has to offer”.
Sidney identifies as an artist with a disability and is passionate about increasing access and diversity within creative and technical teams.