Johanna Puglisi

Johanna Puglisi

Assistant Director


Background: Born, Australia. Trained at McDonald College Ballet School. NIDA Graduate - Movement Studies.
University of NSW – Performing Arts, UWS – Dance.

OA repertoire: Dancer – Julius Caesar, Rinaldo, The Pearlfishers, Die Meistersinger, Lulu, Lucia di Lammermoor, Iolanthe, Faust, Tales of Hoffmann; Actor – Falstaff, Don Giovanni, Il trittico. Revival Director - Sid the Serpent. Assistant Director/Choreographer - Pirates of Penzance, Christmas at the House, Mikado, La bohème, Don Giovanni, NYE Opera Gala, Aida

Other Companies: Dancer - Julius Caesar (LA Opera); Samson et Dalila, Falstaff, Julius Caesar (OQ). Assistant Choreographer - Sweet Charity (NIDA). Choreographer - Before/After (STC); Yellow Moon, Bliss (Belvoir St Theatre); 2008/2009 Chinese New Year Parades (City of Sydney); 2008/2009 Galas (NIDA); Tango Borocco (Australian Brandenburg Orchestra); Choreographer/Assistant Director - Die Fledermaus (Sydney Conservatorium); I Love You You’re Perfect Now Change, The Emperor’s New Clothes, Songs for a New World (Kookaburra Musical Theatre Company). Director/Choreographer - Annie, The Wizard of Oz (Kincoppal - Rose Bay)