Opera Centre


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Artistic Director Lyndon Terracini AM
Chief Operating Officer Joe Martorana

Associate Music Director Anthony Legge

Board of Directors

David Mortimer AO Chairman
Lesley Alway
Anson Austin OAM
Philip Bacon AM
Brian Benjamin
David Epstein
Jonathan Feder
Tim McFarlane AM
Andrew Sisson
Josephine Sukkar

Executive Support

Producer — Research & Development Ruth Thomas
Executive Office Assistant Lucie Brown

In Theatre

Executive Producer Georgia Rivers
Associate Producer Kate Larkins
Director — Technical Production Chris Potter
Production Manager James Wheeler
Schedule Coordinator Anika Vilée
Surtitle Supervisor Gillian Maddern
Company Manager Allana Sheard

Major Projects

Executive Producer Louisa Robertson
Senior Site & Technical Production Manager Clif Bothwell
Senior Producer Katherine Budd
Site & Venue Operations Manager Mitchell Dunn
Administrator Rebecca Fortune
Production Manager Erin Shepherd

Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour — Carmen

Operations Coordinator Hayley Burke
Project Coordinator Emily Herdman
Production & Company Coordinator Phoebe Lane
Operations Assistant Courtney Snell

Touring & Commercial 

Executive Producer Alex Budd
Associate Producer Susie Parks

My Fair Lady

Company Manager Bec Windsor
Assistant Company Manager Jessica Penny
Marketing Manager Jane Ross
National Publicist Kerry O’Brien
Brisbane Publicist Cinnamon Watson
Sydney Publicist Dianna O’Neill

Touring & Outreach

Associate Producer Penny McCabe
Coordinator Kate McMillan
Operations Coordinator Ashlee Hints
Administrator Roxy Kavanagh

Artistic Services 

Chorus Master Anthony Hunt
Assistant Chorus Master Michael Curtain
Repetiteurs Siro Battaglin, Brian Castles-Onion, Paul Fitzsimon, John Haddock, Tahu Matheson, Stephen Walter
Language Coaches Nicole Dorigo, Adriana Hanic
Senior Resident Director Matthew Barclay
Senior Performing Artists Resource Manager Joanne Goodman
Supervisor – Performing Artists Joshua Carter
Music Librarian Peter Alexander
Music Library Coordinator Jennifer Fung
Audio Visual Archivist Jenyne Hanson
Publications Manager Michael Pedersen
Design Manager Linda Matthews

Technical Services

General Manager Clif Bothwell
Business & Operations Manager Linda Barrie
Technical Coordinator Lisa King
Technical Operations Assistant / Financial Analyst Michael Stone


Head Mechanist Jeremy McComish
Deputy Head Mechanists John Mackay, Ryan Paine, Todd Westbrook
Head Flyman Robert Bristow
Deputy Head Flyman Simon Hamilton
Mechanist Supervisor Andy McClintock
Flyman Samuel Kilpatrick
Head of Lighting David Parsons
Deputy Head of Lighting Catherine Alexander
Lighting Supervisor Ken Frost, Jaye Ottens
Head of Stage Props Gerard Foley
Props Supervisor Michael Robinson
Sound and Audio Visual Supervisor Gavin Pawsey
Senior Stage Manager Crissie Higgins
Stage Managers Eugenia Farrell, Ben Lynch
Deputy Stage Managers Garry Alcorn, Phillip Serjeant
Assistant Stage Manager Miranda Summers
Stores Supervisor (Sydney) Geoff Holmes
Props Hire Coordinator (Sydney) Simon Calton
Props Hire Coordinator (Melbourne) Gilles Gundermann
Head of Performing Wardrobe Bobby McKenzie
Performing Wardrobe Technician Valentine Turner
Head of Performing Wigs/Makeup Andrew Keshan


Head of Workshop Tim Madden
Head of Props Manufacturing Simon Craw
Head of Scenic Art Angeline Drinan
Workshop Supervisor Charles Chen
Scenery Technicians Robert Yi Min Dai, Stephen Matthews
Head of Steel Fabrication Scott McOmish
Deputy Supervisor Adam Christie
Scenery Techncian Arend Beekhoven
Deputy Supervisor/Scenic Art Meg Roberts
Deputy Supervisors Mitchell Ramsay
Senior Draughtsman David Spark
Construction Draughtsperson Nina McDonald
Props Coordinator Carlos Johnson
Deputy Supervisors/Props Technicians Roswitha Adlidinger, Buster Kruger, Jo-Anne Parkin


Wardrobe/Wig Director Lyn Heal
Wardrobe Production Manager Rebecca Ritchie
Wardrobe Production Coordinator Bronwyn Jones
Wardrobe Coordinators Cassandra Pascoli, Sara Kolijn
Wardrobe Buyer Miranda Brock
Wardrobe Administration Coordinator Cassandra Pascoli
Wardrobe Technical Supervisor Thorsten Ohst
Senior Ladies Cutter Beryl Waldron
Costumiers Maruska Blyszczak, Erika Schwarz, Sam St Aubyn
Head of Manufacturing Wigs Stefanie Paglialonga
Costume Alterations Supervisor Hanneke Raanhuis
Costume/Wig Makers Cheryl Ball, Julie Beach, Patricia Butterworth, Angeline Cheah, Stephanie Coe, Lynn Coubrough, Carla D'Annunzio (Deputy Head of Wigs), Sonja Forza, Kate Herrett, Tussanee Hendricks, Kate Herrett, Teresa Hinton, Sara Kolijn, Angela Perry, Sharyn Pierce, Rebecca Read, Emma Russell, Orana Talbot, Tracy Whelan
Wardrobe Assistant Nicole Artsetos
Costume Storage Supervisor Bonnie Harris

Orchestra Management

General Manager, Orchestra Gérard Patacca
Orchestra Manager Emma In der Maur
Deputy Orchestra Manager Ella Howard
Assistant Orchestra Manager — Operations Anna Bennett
Assistant Orchestra Manager — Production Valérie Morgan-Pertus
Assistant Orchestra Manager Rhonda Jones


Government Relations Manager Anne-Marie McGinty
Procurement Manager Tracie Cordeiro
Travel and Tour Manager Georgina Weston, Saskia Howard
IT User Services Manager Ann Noblett
Facilities Manager Neal Hughes
Facilities Assistant Joshua Peacocke
Receptionist Susie Bennetts

Sales and Marketing

Head of CRM & Digital Marketing Adriana Law
Head of Marketing & Tourism John Quertermous
Head of Sales, Ticketing and Customer Service Byron McDonald
CRM Manager Emma Yeung
CRM Coordinator Victoria Hope
Digital Content Editor Jennifer Williams
Recording & Broadcast Producer Steve Polydorou
Customer Service & Marketing Coordinator Lara Mahood
Tourism Sales Coordinator Shirley Truong
Customer Service Representatives Catherine David, Jenny Horler, Emma Kersey, Christine Robb
PR Managers Janet Glover, Gemma Rasmussen
Publicity & Social Media Executive Brock Goodhill
PR & Marketing Coordinator Charlotte Moore

Corporate Partnerships

Corporate Partnerships & Events Manager Justine Tong
Business Development Manager Sean Coristine
Corporate Partnerships Coordinator Hannah Atwell, Greta Stevens
Partnerships Events Coordinator Georgie Parker
Partnerships and Events Administrator Linh Tran


Executive Director, Philanthropy Liz Nield
Patron Manager, Sydney Anna d'Ersu, Miranda Davis
Patron Manager, Melbourne Catherine McElhone
Philanthropy Coordinator, Sydney Caroline Davis
Philanthropy Coordinator, Melbourne Clare Kelly
Events Consultant Susie Gibson

Opera Australia Capital Fund

General Manager Neroli Hobbins
Melbourne Manager Sally Percival
Administrator Jennifer Meek


Finance Director Helen Lindsay
Finance Manager Susan Casali
Assistant Finance Manager Ann Wang
Financial Accountant Kathleen Gesilva
Accountant Nelson D'Souza
Graduate Accountant Ethel Wong
Accounts Payable Officer Anu Nair
Planning and Analysis Manager Ban-Foo Leong
Production Analyst, In Theatre Silvana de Oliveira
Production Analyst, Touring & Commercial Maudy Worung
Production Analyst, Major Projects Ashley Dai 
Payroll Manager Rebecca Semmens

Human Resources

Human Resources Director Mahua Das
Human Resources Business Partner Bill Koukoumas, Nitya Ramaswamy