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Communications Team

The Communications Team can provide information about Sydney Opera House performances, events and corporate matters, and 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 0422 963 184

Tessa Pelle 
Communications Assistant
Phone: 0431 713 479
Tessa looks after general media enquiries and can be contacted for filming and photography requests.

Alice Nguyen  
Communications Specialist
Phone: 0418 413 145
Alice works across visitor experiences, including tours, food and beverage, retail and major events. 

Karanbir Dhillon
Communications Coordinator
Phone: 0423 057 034 
Karanbir is the key contact for the Children, Families & Creative Learning program.

Melanie Wellington
Senior Communications Manager
Phone: 9250 7172 / 0413 709 081
Melanie is the main point of contact for brand, building and corporate communications enquiries. 

Georgia O'Connor
Communications Manager
Phone: 9250 7495 / 0432 554 643 
Georgia works across the Opera House's brand and corporate communications activities, including the Opera House’s 50th anniversary year.

Julia Barnes  
Senior Communications Manager
Phone: 0402 678 589
Julia is the key contact for Contemporary Music, Digital Programming, Children, Families & Creative Learning (including the Centre for Creativity) and Vivid LIVE.

Amity Harrold
Senior Communications Manager
Phone: 0487 573 797
Amity is the key contact for Talks & Ideas, Contemporary Performance and First Nations programming.

Kelly Geater
Communications Specialist
Phone: 0452 289 930
Kelly works across Talks & Ideas, Contemporary Performance and First Nations programming.

Francesca Breen
Communications Specialist
Phone: 9250 7303 / 0434 257 068
Francesca works across Contemporary and Classical Music programming, UnWrapped, and Children, Families & Creative Learning.

Genvin In
Communications Coordinator
Phone: 0449 939 864
Genvin works across Contemporary Music and Digital Programming.

Kate Huish
General Manager, External Communications
Phone: 9250 7411 / 0422 963 184
Kate leads all external communications for the Opera House, including programming, precinct, building and corporate activities. 

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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