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Communications Team

The Communications Team can provide information about Sydney Opera House performances, events and corporate matters as well as tourism and visitor experience.

We can arrange interviews with our staff and performers, supply copyright-cleared images of performances and organise site visits for journalists, photographers and camera crews. We can also handle media review ticket requests. 

After-hours media enquiries
For media enquiries after hours (outside of 9am-5pm, Mon-Fri), please phone 
0438 573 492

Francesca Breen
Communications Coordinator
Phone: 9250 7303 / 0434 257 068
Email: fbreen@sydneyoperahouse.com
Francesca can be contacted for general media enquiries and filming and photography requests. 

Melanie Wellington
Senior Communications Manager
Phone: 9250 7172 / 0413 709 081
Email: mwellington@sydneyoperahouse.com 
Melanie is the main point of contact for communications relating to the Opera House's Renewal program, Visitor Experience activity, as well as general corporate communications enquiries. 

Kate Huish
Head of External Communications
Phone: 9250 7411 / 0422 963 184
Email: khuish@sydneyoperahouse.com
Kate leads all external communications for the Opera House, including programming, precinct, building and corporate activities. 

Julia Barnes
Senior Communications Manager
Phone: 0402 678 589
Email: jbarnes@sydneyoperahouse.com
Julia is the key contact for Talks & Ideas programs including Antidote and All About Women, the year-round Contemporary Music program and Classical Music events.

Shelley Watters (Part-time: Monday, Tuesday & Thursday)
Senior Communications Manager
Phone: 9250  7286 / 0415 901 440
Email: swatters@sydneyoperahouse.com
Shelley oversees communications relating to Contemporary Performance, First Nations and Children, Families and Creative Learning programs. 

Georgia O'Connor
Communications Specialist
Phone: 9250 7495 / 0432 554 643 
Email: georgia.oconnor@sydneyoperahouse.com
Georgia is the key contact for Contemporary Performance and First Nations events.

Alice Nguyen 
Communications Coordinator
Phone: 9250 7583 / 0418 413 145
Email: anguyen@sydneyoperahouse.com
Alice works across the Children, Families & Creative Learning program.

To contact our resident companies relating to their performances, performers or staff:    
Australian Chamber Orchestra
Bangarra Dance Theatre 
Bell Shakespeare
Opera Australia
Sydney Symphony Orchestra
Sydney Theatre Company 
The Australian Ballet

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