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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 +61 438 573 492.

Jessica Gooch 
General Manager, Communications & Strategic Projects
Phone: 9250 7428 / 0415 403 135
Email: jgooch@sydneyoperahouse.com
Jess leads the Opera House’s communications team with oversight of all campaign activity as well as internal and stakeholder communications

Kate Huish
Head of Public Relations
Phone: 9250 7411 / 0422 963 184
Email: khuish@sydneyoperahouse.com
Kate leads communications for Performing Arts and Visitor Experience activity and events, including performances, precinct activity, tours and dining.

Melanie Wellington
Senior Corporate 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 as well as general corporate communications enquiries. 

Danielle Edwards 
Communications Manager
Phone: 9250 7209 / 0418 417 241
Email: dedwards@sydneyoperahouse.com
Danielle is the key contact for all Visitor Experience communications (tourism, food and beverage, retail) as well as Major Events. 

Shelley Watters (in office:Mon, Tues & Wed)
Communications Manager
Phone: 9250  7286 / 0415 901 440
Email: swatters@sydneyoperahouse.com
Shelley oversees communications relating to Contemporary Performance and Children, Families and Creative Learning programs. 

Ying-Di Yin
Vivid LIVE Communications Manager
Phone: 9250 7501 / 0432 159 645
Email: yyin@sydneyoperahouse.com
Ying-Di is the key contact for the year-round Contemporary Music program, as well as for Vivid LIVE.

Francesca Breen
Vivid LIVE Communications Coordinator
Phone: 9250 7303
Emailfbreen@sydneyoperahouse.com
Francesca works across the Vivid LIVE music program.

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

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 Classical events.

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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