Libby McDonnell

Libby McDonnell


Libby is a designer and choreographer and she is currently Head of Design at Circa. Libby works in diverse genres and forms. At the heart of her work is people and movement.

Libby has a Bachelor of Fine Arts (Honours) in Visual Art from Queensland College of Art -Griffith University and an Associate Degree in Dance from Queensland University of Technology. Her professional career has included performing and making independent dance work, as an Artistic Director of Ballet Theatre of Queensland and Choreographer for Blue Room Theatre Company. For eleven years Libby has worked with the team at Circa to imagine, develop and deliver their productions locally, nationally and internationally. During her time at Circa she has designed costumes for over thirty productions, co-directed 3 main stage productions and led many of the company’s engagement projects including the pilot of the Circability program.

Libby is based in Brisbane with her family.

Current Performances

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Performance Dido and Aeneas

PRESENTED BY OPERA QUEENSLAND IN ASSOCIATION WITH CIRCA A pair of lovers. An evil sorceress. A doomed affair. Dido and Aeneas, the timeless tale of love and tragedy, takes on…

Dido and Aeneas

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