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Ann Church is a costume designer who was born on 7 May, 1925 in South Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. She is best known for her work on the films The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert (1994) and Moulin Rouge! (2001). Church began her career in the 1950s as a costume designer for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation. She then moved to London in the 1960s, where she worked as a costume designer for the BBC. In the 1970s, Church returned to Australia and began working as a costume designer for the Australian film industry. She has since worked on numerous films, including The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert (1994) and Moulin Rouge! (2001). Church has been nominated for two Academy Awards for Best Costume Design, for The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert (1994) and Moulin Rouge! (2001). As of 2021, Ann Church's net worth is estimated to be roughly $1 million.

Popular As Ann Rachel Church
Occupation Set and costume designer
Age 50 years old
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Born 7 May 1925
Birthday 7 May
Birthplace South Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Date of death (1975-05-17) Prahran, Victoria, Australia
Died Place Prahran, Victoria, Australia
Nationality Australia

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In 1998 the Australian Ballet donated Church's costumes designed for Melbourne Cup, a ballet first performed in 1962. In 2017 the Estate of Ann Church donated Church's paintings, design notebooks and fabric swatches covering the span of her career.


Ann Rachel Church was a patient of infectious endocarditis. She died at Prahran, Victoria on 17 May 1975.


Church met her husband, Raymond Hubert Michel Bury in London. They were married on 30 August 1952. They had no children.

Church left Melbourne in 1952. She went to London and worked as a set designer at the London Palladium. By the late 1950s, however, she had returned to Melbourne where, in 1957, she designed the set decorations and costumes for Fête de St Valentin. Her most masterful work The Night is a Sorceress (1959) was also created in Melbourne.


Church started her career by designing vividly coloured sets and costumes for Les Belles Creoles, a ballet created by Rex Reid in 1949 to music by Aaron Copland for the National Theatre Ballet Company. After that, she continued working for the same company and designed sets for Peter and the Wolf and Prasnik. In 1951 Ann was assigned to design sets for Swan Lake (Act II). The following year she designed the decor and costumes for a full-length version of Swan Lake.


Church was the daughter of a merchant, Seymour Church. Her mother Michlia, née Osporat, was Russian-born. Church traveled often in her early years. She attended St Catherine's School, Toorak and finished her higher education from the (Royal) Melbourne Technical College (1942–45). She also studied in the National Gallery schools.


Ann Rachel Church (7 May 1925 – 17 May 1975) was a set and costume designer from Australia. Her attention to detail is considered as setting a new standard in Australian theatre design for ballet.