Dimity Shepherd

Dimity Shepherd


Dimity’s roles include Cherubino in Marriage Of Figaro for Opera Australia, Maddalena in Rigoletto, Stephano in Romeo & Juliet and Tisbe in Cenerentola, all for Opera Queensland and Rosina in Barber Of Seville and Carmen for Opera Australia’s Oz Opera.

Extensive appearances for Victorian Opera include a Greenroom Award winning performance in Lorelei, Cherubino, Nireno in Julius Caesar, Arsamene in Xerxes, Orphee in Orphee & Eurydice, The Beggar Woman in Sweeney Todd, and Lucy in Threepenny Opera receiving a Helpmann Award nomination.

She was also a Helpmann Award nominee for Katchen in The Malthouse’ 2018 season of The Black Rider.

She created the title role in the premieres of The Ghostwife for the Melbourne, Adelaide, Sydney and Barbican BITE O2 festivals and the lead roles in Crossing Live and Elizabeth in The Children’s Bach, for Chamber Made Opera.

Concerts include Opera Under The Stars in Broome, Sculthorpe’s Island Dreaming in the Sydney Festival and Messiah for the Melbourne Symphony.

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