Sidney is an 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 ‘Parade’ (Soundworks), ‘Niusia’ (Kathryn Yates), ‘Uncle Vanya’ (Anthropocene Play Co), ‘Propaganda’ (Annabelle Ford), ‘Play’ (Scimm Dance), ‘Yiddish Divas: Into the Red Tent’ (Kadimah Yiddish Theatre), 'Songs of the Flesh' (Danger Ensemble), 'Motherlod_^e' (Frenzy Theatre), 'Bach's Universe' (Aus Brandenberg Orchestra), 'Still Buried' (Kathryn Yates), 'Monark' (Scimm Dance), ‘American Opera Double Bill' (Linda Thompson), ‘Macbeth’ (Bruce Langdon), ‘The Spook’ (Daniela Farinacci), ‘The Hello Girls’ (Jason Langley), and ‘The Cripple of Inishmaan’ (Georgina Naidu).
In 2023 Sidney also worked as the Assistant Lighting Designer on Bananaland (Simon Philips), and Salamander (Maxine Doyle & Es Devlin).
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.