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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), please phone +61 438 573 492.

Alice Nguyen 
Communications Assistant
Phone: 9250 7583 / 0418 413 145
Email: anguyen@sydneyoperahouse.com
Alice is a key contact for general media enquiries and filming and photography requests.

Isabella Phillips (in office: Mon, Wed, Fri)
Communications Assistant 
Phone: 9250 7761 
Email: iphillips@sydneyoperahouse.com
Isabella can also be contacted for general media enquiries and filming and photography requests. 

Jessica Gooch 
Head of Corporate & Brand Communications
Phone: 9250 7428 / 0415 403 135
Email: jgooch@sydneyoperahouse.com
Jessica oversees all corporate, brand and commercial communications including Renewal, Visitor Experience, Building and Major Events.

Melanie Wellington
Senior Corporate Communications Manager
Phone: 9250 7172 / 0413 709 081
Email: mwellington@sydneyoperahouse.com 
Melanie oversees communications relating to the Opera House's Renewal program and corporate communications. 

Francesca Hughes
Acting Head of Public Relations
Phone: 9250 7411 / 0411 111 929
Email: fhughes@sydneyoperahouse.com
Francesca leads the performing arts Communications Team including all Sydney Opera House Presents shows and events.

Georgia McKay
Senior Communications Manager
Phone: 9250 7825 / 0466 223 293
Email: gmckay@sydneyoperahouse.com
Georgia leads communications for the Talks & Ideas program, including key festivals Antidote and All About Women, the First Nations program and Artist & Sector Development initiative. 

Shelley Watters (in office: 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. 

Sophie Garrett
Communications Specialist 
Phone: 9250 7495 / 0418 462 044
Email: sgarrett@sydneyoperahouse.com
Sophie works across the contemporary performance and classical music programs, as well as Vivid LIVE.

Ying-Di Yin
Communications Specialist - Contemporary Music
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 and Graphic.

Danielle Edwards 
Communications Specialist - Visitor Experience
Phone: 9250 7209 / 0418 417 241
Email: dedwards@sydneyoperahouse.com
Danielle is the key contact for tourism, food and beverage and retail, and coordinates media tours on site. 

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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