Vilma Mattila is an emerging Scandinavian theatre designer. Born in Finland, Vilma studied at the Aalto University School of Art, Design and Architecture graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in Scenography. Vilma’s studies brought her to Australia where she completed studies with both Queensland University of Technology and Griffith University. Vilma is currently completing her Master of Arts studies in Scenography with Aalto University.
Vilma has been involved in theatre since she was young. First performing in theatre, film and television, Vilma found her passion in theatre design. She has worked with some of Finland’s leading theatres including Helsinki City Theatre, Alexander Theatre, Koko Theatre and most recently Helsinki Theatre Academy’s Kookos Theatre. Her designing credits include Platonov, They Shoot Horse’s Don’t They and Violent Society. In Australia Vilma has worked with La Boîte Theatre Company assisting with the design of A Doll’s House during Brisbane Festival 2014. Vilma’s most recent design credit includes A Streetcar Named Desire for La Boîte theatre Company 2016.