Eugyeene Teh is a theatre maker, architect and designer across theatre, dance, opera, and fashion. He has worked extensively on shows throughout Australia and internationally including Melbourne Theatre Company, Malthouse Theatre, Burgtheater, Back to Back Theatre, Bell Shakespeare, Little Ones Theatre and Sydney Chamber Opera.
His works, in close collaboration with some of Australia’s most exciting artists, dismantle the patriarchy through decolonisation and advocate for and support underrepresented minority identities, particularly people of colour and the queer community.
Recent design credits include Die Troerinnen (Burgtheatre, Vienna); Happy Days, Laurinda, Endgame, Straight White Men, Hungry Ghosts, Abigail’s Party and Working with Children (Melbourne Theatre Company); Blaque Showgirls, Meme Girls, A Social Service and Atomic (Malthouse Theatre). With Little Ones Theatre, his many designs include The Happy Prince trilogy, Merciless Gods (with Griffin Theatre Company and Arts Centre Melbourne); Dracula, Dangerous Liaisons (with MTC NEON, Brisbane MELT, Darwin Festival). Other recent credits include Bell Shakespeare’s Titus Andronicus, Melbourne Festival’s Lady Eats Apple (Back to Back); RISING Festival’s Golden Square; Book of Exodus PartII (Fraught Outfit); Exil and The Howling Girls (Sydney Chamber Opera, Tokyo Festival); The Seen and Unseen(Asia TOPA) and Shanghai Mimi(Sydney Festival).
Some of his works have been presented at and recognized at International Festivals including Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane and Darwin Festivals, Theatretreffen (Berlin), Tokyo Festival – World Competition, Pesta Raya Malay Festival of Arts in Singapore and Music Theatre Now Network of International Theatre Institute in Rotterdam.
He has previously worked as an architect, with LAB Architecture Studio, Tridente Architects, and RotheLowman Architects.
In 2019, Eugyeene presented a fashion collection at New York Fashion Week in collaboration with Angela Clark.
In 2020-2022, he was the co-president of the Green Room Awards Association with Sepideh Kian. He was the co-chair of the GRAA Independent Panel in 2018 and 2019.
Eugyeene is a recipient of a Green Room Award and has been nominated for three Sydney Theatre Awards. He is also the recipient of the prestigious Keith and Elisabeth Murdoch Fellowship and a placement through the Besen Family Artist Program.