3 industry professionals who happen to be sisters.
Vikki Lee Reade: Creative Director
Melbourne-born Vikki Reade started her exciting career travelling the world as a performer in theatre shows, relishing the creative process and the impact and emotion of live events.
After moving to Sydney, and landing a dream job as a stylist at Louis Vuitton, Vikki’s love of high-end design, styling and visual merchandising was firmly established.
She launched Visual Statements in Sydney in the early 1990s and with her talent quickly sought-after, she returned to Melbourne to expand the business to theme and decorate prestigious events across both state capitals.
Vikki’s artistic talent and hands-on approach to ensuring that Visual Statements exceeds the vision of every client, makes it a valued resource for event organisers across Australia – and the world.
Cindy Lee: Graphic Design and Video Content
For the past twenty years, Cindy Lee has been producing multimedia projects around the globe.
Her live audio-visual show with UK DJ FreQ Nasty was performed at clubs such as Fabric London and Blowpop Bristol and festivals such as Glastonbury in the UK, Glu Glu in Budapest, Break Nation in Spain and Lab Art and Music Festival in St Petersburg. Cindy oversaw art direction, custom-made motion graphics, animation and editing for The Video Nasty Experience working with The Brothers Mogg from WETA digital and was resident VJ for the live shows.
She has been invited to be a video artist in residence for dance projects in Brussels, Dusseldorf and Berlin, was awarded an Australia Council residency at the 18th Street Arts Center in Los Angeles and has produced various video installations, most notably “Play” which was on permanent exhibition at the Melbourne Museum.
Cindy has also worked in the film and television industry as a Director’s Assistant for acclaimed director Glendyn Ivin, as an editor (Save Your Legs documentary, video clips for the Cat Empire, Jimmy Barnes, and more, Nike promotional films) and as a film production lecturer at Swinburne University of Technology.
She continues to work on graphic design projects and audio-visual events. Enhancing audience engagement through unique sensory environments is Cindy’s passion.
Yvette Lee: Talent and Entertainment
Working for over a decade as a Choreographer, Creative Director and Creative Producer, Yvette Lee has solidified a strong place for herself in the Australian Dance Industry.
From television, film, theatre & live events her versatility has seen her choreograph in all arenas of the entertainment industry.
Yvette’s television credits include Dancing with Stars, X Factor, Australia’s Got Talent, Dance Hero Japan, Asia’s Got Talent, So You Think You Can Dance, The Big Music Quiz, China’s Next Top Model, Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards, Ja’mie Private School Girl, Jonah from Tonga, Cosentino Chanel 7 , Everybody Dance Now, Australian Idol, Neighbours, The Pacific, ARIA Awards, The Taiwanese Wiggles.
Yvette has Choreographed musical theatre productions such as Song Contest, Reefer Madness, Carnival of the Lost Souls, In the Heights, Moonshadow (world premiere), Rock of Ages (Resident Chor & Dir.), The Little Matchgirl (Royal Albert Hall, London), The History Boys, Shout – The Legend of the Wild One (Ast Chor), Dusty – The Original Pop Diva (Ast Chor), Sweet Charity (Ast Chor), Managing Carmen, and Just the Ticket.
Her music industry credits include choreographing, casting, staging & creatively producing for major labels – Sony, Universal and Warner with artists such as Zara Larsson, Illy, Vera Blue, Aston Merrygold, Guy Sebastian, Samantha Jade, Bonnie Anderson, Andy Grammar, Cyrus, Josh Groban, Dan Hamill, Ricki Lee, Tim Campbell & Bobby Fox.
In addition, Yvette has toured numerous shows through South East Asia with the Walt Disney Special Events Group and creates both locally and internationally in the corporate sector.