The Management Team consists of 

Linda Thompson - Artistic Director 

TBC - 

TBC - Associate Director (Music) 

TBC - Communications Director 

Matthew Nash - Production/Technical Director

with artistic collaborators from Australia and overseas.

Artistic Director

Linda Thompson BMus (HonsPerf Melb) GCHE (Monash)

Founder and Artistic Director of ACOCo, Gertrude Opera and Yarra Valley Opera Festival. An award-winning soprano, stage director and producer, described as "a cultural entrepreneur for the 21st century". Having worked with as a principal soprano with leading Australian opera directors Barrie Kosky, Baz Luhmann, Gale Edwards and Neil Armfield to name a few, Linda now leads the professional development of established and emerging singers through the staging of contemporary works, engaging new and diverse audiences, with a view to enabling access and appreciation for opera theatre. Linda is a Member of the German Australian Opera Grant Adjudication Panel, and a board member of TightPants Theatre Co.



Associate Director - Music


Communications Director


Production - Technical Director

Matthew Nash

Artistic Collaborators 2020 - 

Luke Leonard

Stage Director/Designer

Artistic Designer, Monk Parrots NYC

Jason Crick

Lighting Designer


Iain Sinclair


Katy Maudlin

Stage Director

Matthew Toogood

Conductor, Pianist


ACOCo acknowledges the Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the first inhabitants of the nation and the traditional custodians of the unceded lands where we live, learn and work.

ABN 69669689926
Registered Charity (DGR, TCC)
NFP, established 2008
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HQ: Level 2, 417 Collins Street Melbourne
POST: P.O. Box 529, East Melbourne VIC 8002

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