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"exceptional...potent and

streamlined...a fantastic

contemporary exploration

and reflection on love"

- Limelight Magazine

"a stunning reincarnation...

sophisticated production...

an honest, powerful telling of a quiet tragedy.”

 

- Harriet Cunningham, Witness Performance

"an exceptional production"

 

- Classic Melbourne

 

"anyone who thinks opera is bombastic and irrelevant hasn't seen [ACOCo's] AS ONE, an intimate portrait of a transgender woman"

 

- Limelight

"rare for me to rave...the most enjoyable live theatre experience I've had in a long time "

 

- Dr David Kram AM

"superb production, exceptional talent, excellent performances"

 

- - Audience feedback

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AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE
WINNER:
best production
by independent company
best STAGE direction
best supporting artist

AS ONE
2020

AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE
MIDSUMMA FESTIVAL

AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE
 

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AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE
WINNER:
BEST PRODUCTION
BY AN INDEPENDENT COMPANY

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NEW PRODUCTION
CO-PRESENTED:
THE WHEELER CENTRE
FED SQUARE

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AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE
INTERNATIONAL CO-PRO

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AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE

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TO HELL AND BACK
2016 2018 2022*

AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE
*new production

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NEW PRODUCTION

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MACBETH
2016 2019*

NEW PRODUCTION/COMMISSION
*INTERNATIONAL DEBUT: NYC DEC 2019

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AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE
NEW PRODUCTION

AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE
NEW PRODUCTION

LOVE FAIL
2020 2021 2022*

AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE
NEW PRODUCTION
*TOKYO FILM FESTIVAL
*EVERYDAY ARIAS FILM
FESTIVAL -  LONDON

THE CONSUL

THE CONSUL
2014, 2016

NEW PRODUCTION

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POPPEA
2019

AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE
NEW VERSION/
PRODUCTION

THE JUNIPER TREE
2011, 2013


NEW PRODUCTION

THE MAGIC FLUTE
2009, 2016, 2017

NEW VERSION/
NEW PRODUCTION

TUESDAYS WITH PICTURES
2015

AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE
NEW PRODUCTION

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ORPHEUS IN
THE UNDERWORLD
2011

NEW VERSION/
NEW PRODUCTION

COSÌ FAN TUTTE
2018


NEW PRODUCTION

TO MY
DISTANT LOVE
2020

INTERNATIONAL CO-PRO
AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE

DOMESTIC SUBLIME
2015

AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE
NEW PRODUCTION

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TRIAL BY JURY
2015


NEW PRODUCTION

THESPIS
2015


NEW PRODUCTION

PUDDLE OF YOUTH
2015

AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE
NEW PRODUCTION

THE OLD MAID AND THE THIEF
2010

AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE
NEW PRODUCTION

CINDERELLA
2012


NEW PRODUCTION

HOFFMAN'S HEART
2011


NEW PRODUCTION

BON APPETIT!
2015

AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE
NEW PRODUCTION

THE REAL HOUSEWIVES
OF MOZART
2013

NEW CONCEPT/
NEW PRODUCTION

THE ELIXIR OF LOVE
2018


NEW PRODUCTION

DON GIOVANNI
2010

AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE
NEW PRODUCTION

EUGENE ONEGIN
2011

NEW PRODUCTION

LOVE'S LUGGAGE LOST
2012

AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE
NEW PRODUCTION

BRITTEN TO A TEA
2013

NEW CONCEPT/
NEW PRODUCTION

THE [I]PHONE
2020

ONLINE
NEW PRODUCTION

ALCINA
2018


NEW PRODUCTION

A WEDDING
2009

NEW CONCEPT/
NEW PRODUCTION

HANSEL AND GRETEL
2009


NEW PRODUCTION

FIGATROLL
2009 2016 2020*

*PODCAST
NEW PRODUCTION

NONSENSE SONGS


NEW PRODUCTION

HAND OF BRIDGE
2010

*PODCAST
NEW PRODUCTION

THE MAESTRO
2010

*PODCAST
NEW PRODUCTION

COFFEE CANTATA
2010, 2015

*PODCAST
NEW PRODUCTION

ORPHEUS AND THE
UNDERWORLD ZOO

ENVIRONMENTAL CHILDREN'S OPERA
NEW PRODUCTION

THREE SISTERS
WHO ARE NOT SISTERS
2012

AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE
NEW PRODUCTION

TRIPLE TREAT
2017


NEW PRODUCTION

ACIS & GALATEA
2010

*PODCAST
NEW PRODUCTION

STONE SOUP
2015

AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE
NEW PRODUCTION

THOMAS AND SALLY
2015

CHILDREN'S OPERA
NEW PRODUCTION

GUIDO'S CAT
2015


NEW PRODUCTION

BASTIEN
& BASTIENNE
2016

CHILDREN'S OPERA
NEW PRODUCTION

TROUBLE
IN TAHITI


NEW PRODUCTION

THE FROG PRINCE
2012, 2013

CHILDREN'S OPERA
NEW PRODUCTION

A VERY VERY VERY
SHORT HISTORY
OF OPERA
2012 - 2023

SCRIPTED SHOW
NEW PRODUCTION

"Electric and acoustic guitars for Gertrude Opera’s rescored production of Verdi’s Macbeth. If you’ve ever listened to opera

and thought it needed more fuzzz pedal assisted wails, this is your chance!"

 

- M.West

Winner - Outstanding Production by Independent Company 2018

"powerful...effect was spellbinding...exceptional"

- Limelight

"hip, quirky...all charm"

- The Age

"effervescent...plump simplicity, magical and fantastical"

- Herald Sun

"extraordinary...clever and entertainingly gruesome"

- Herald Sun

"showing people that opera can be contemporary, relevant, theatrically gripping and musically excellent - bravo"

- Bel Canto (Sydney)

"creative skill and energy at its best...a superb show"

- Herald Sun

"it's fun...entertaining and imaginative"

- Witness Performance

"faultless cast...gripping
...included eerie soundscapes which, together with a storm of voices, resonated through the darkness"


- Herald Sun

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