Monday, October 31, 2011


Lance Cardinal
Scenic Designer

604.520.9651 (home) . 778.892.1569 (cell)


Attaining a position as a scenic designer in the areas of Set Design, Prop Design, Scenic Painting and project management.

Designed and implemented over 40 Theatrical Sets for stage from original idea/sketch/model, to installed finished product
 Proficient in Scenic Design; including Set Design, Prop Design and Concept Art
 Proficient in hand drawn Scale drafting and Illustration
 Skilled scenic painter / Prop builder / Carpenter / Model Maker
 Experience in costume / mask / puppetry design
 Excellent management of budgets and timelines
 Experience managing trades people and facilitating construction of design
 Excellent communication and writing skills
 Ability to work under pressure and independently
 Computer literate with basic Photoshop skills


Emily Carr University of Art and Design. Vancouver, BC, Fine Arts

Victoria School for the Visual and Performing Arts. Edmonton, AB, Visual Arts



2012  Jessie Richardson Award Winner
Outstanding Set Design, The Light in the Piazza, Patrick Street Productions
2006  Jessie Richardson Award Nomination 
Outstanding Set Design, The Wind in the Willows, Carousel Theatre
2005  Jessie Richardson Award Winner
Outstanding Set Design, A Christmas Carol, Carousel Theatre
2005  Ovation Award Winner 
Outstanding Set Design, The Fantasticks, Quintessence Musical Theatre


Guys and Dolls (Vancouver College) Set Design/Paint. 2012 
The Light in the Piazza   (Patrick Street Productions) Set/Props Design. 2011 
Gritty City Fever    (Vancouver Theatre Sports) Set Design/Paint. 2011 
Bye Bye Birdie   (Little Flower Academy) Set Design/Pain/Build. 2009  
OPK 10 yr Celebration   (OPK School) Set Design/Puppets/Props/Paint. 2008           
Loose Change Short Film   (Rubber Blanket Productions) Concept Model. 2008 
Anything Goes   (Metro Theatre) Set Design. 2008
HONK!   (Exit 22 Productions) set Design/props. 2008
Bullshot Crummond   (Down Stage Right) Set Design/Props/Build.  2008
Annie   (Footlight Theatre) Set Design/Paint. 2007
Rejection 101   (Grant Mitchell Hunter) Set Design. 2007
Marry Me a Little   (Speck Theatre) Set Design/Props/Build. 2007
The Magic Flute-Quest for the Box of Shadows   (Vancouver Opera in the schools) Set Design/Costumes/Props/Puppets. 2007
Angels in America   (Hoarse Raven Theatre) Set Design/Paint. 2006 
Bullshot Crummond   (Down Stage Right) Set Design/Paint/Build. 2006
The Wind in the Willows   (Carousel Theatre)  Set Design/Paint. 2006
Summer of my Amazing Luck   (Shameless Hussies)  Set Design/Props/Paint. 2006
Lost Vegas Live!   (Aumentare Productions) Set Design/Costumes. 2005
Laramie Project   (Collingwood Private School) Set Design/Paint. 2005
Cinderella   (Footlight Theatre) Set Design/Paint. 2005
Alleycats the Musical   (Megakins Productions)  Set Design. 2005
Crazy and a Half   (Aumentare Productions) Set Design/Props/Paint. 2005
Into the Woods   (Collingwood Private School) Set Design/Props/Paint. 2005
Southern Time   (Southern Time Productions) Set Design/Paint/Build. 2005
Guys and Dolls   (Metro Theatre) Set Design. 2005
A Funny Thing Happened on the way to the Forum   (Triptych Theatricals) Set Design/Paint. 2005
The Sound of music   (West Point Grey Academy) Set Design/Paint/Build. 2005 
Silence   (Shameless Hussies) Set Design/Paint/Build. 2004
A Christmas Carol   (Carousel Theatre) Set Design/Paint. 2004
Bye Bye Birdie   (Footlight Theatre) Set Design/Paint. 2004
Halloween Spooktacular   (Cardinal Productions) Set Design/Paint. 2004
Dancing in the Light   (Celestial One Productions) Set Design/Paint. 2004
Charlotte’s Web   (Down Stage Right) Set Design/Paint. 2004
The Fantasticks   (Quintessence Musical Theatre) Set Design/Paint. 2004
Honk!   (Arts Club Theatre) Set Design/Props. 2004
Problem Child   (Beyond Blue Productions) Set Design/Props/Paint. 2004
Little Shop of Horrors   (Collingwood School) Set Design/Props/Paint. 2004
Loveplay   (Shameless Hussies) Set Design/Props/Paint. 2004
Same Time Next Year    (Footlight Theatre) Set Design/Props/Paint. 2004
Into the Woods   (Lindbjerg Academy) Set Design/Paint. 2003
Winnie the Pooh   (Down Stage Right) Set Design/Paint. 2003
Agnes of God   (Down Stage Right) Set Design/Props/Paint. 2003
Honk!   (Ophidian Entertainment) Set Design/Props/Paint. 2003
ASSASSINS   (Quintessence Musical Theatre) Set Design/Props/Paint. 2003
NRG!-Aurum   (Ophidian Entertainment) Set Design. 2003


The Magic Flute 
Vancouver Opera 2007 -First Nations Design intern and Consultant
Directed by Robert McQueen. Set Design by Kevin McAllister.

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