Sam Trubridge is a performance designer, artist, and director for The Playground NZ. He has created performance art and theatre works for venues and events in Oceania, Europe, and the Americas. This includes The Restaurant of Many Orders (UK, NZ, Italy) and with sleep scientist Philippa Gander Sleep/Wake (NZ,USA). He is associate editor (Oceania) for World Scenography, a survey of performance design from 1975-2015. Until recently he lectured in Performance Design and Spatial Design at Massey University (NZ) and programmed Massey’s Print Factory Performance Laboratory. He currently directs the annual Performance Arcade on Wellington Waterfront and is studying toward a Phd in Creative Practises at Massey University.