Director Patrick Nolan

Patrick Nolan

Biography

Currently the CEO & Artistic Director of Opera Queensland, Patrick has created productions for Opera Australia, WA Opera, Sydney Chamber Opera, New Zealand Opera, Seattle Opera, Sydney Theatre Company, Belvoir St, Griffin Theatre, Melbourne Theatre Company, London 2012 Cultural Olympiad, 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games and all the major Australian capital city festivals.

From 2009–2014 he was Artistic Director of Legs On The Wall, creating works that toured Australia, UK, Korea and Brazil. In 2015, Patrick was awarded an Australia Council Fellowship to support research into large scale outdoor performance and the relationship between extreme physicality and storytelling.

Operas include: Oscar and Lucinda Opera Queensland with Sydney Chamber Opera and Victorian Opera; Tosca, A Flowering Tree and The Marriage of Figaro Opera Queensland; Verdi Requiem Opera Queensland with Bleach Festival; Katya Kabanova Seattle Opera and NZ Opera; Notes from Underground Sydney Chamber Opera; A Flowering Tree Perth Festival and WA Opera; Acis and Galatea, Dido and Aeneas, Il combattimento di Tancredi e Clorinda, Eugene Onegin, Pelléas et Mélisande Opera Australia; La bohème, Eugene Onegin New Zealand Opera; the world première of Love in the Age of Therapy by Paul Grabowsky and Joanna Murray-Smith for the Sydney and Melbourne Festivals.

Current Performances

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The Call & The Human Voice

Two women, two moments, two lives changed forever.   THE CALL Concept ALI MCGREGOR based on an original story told by Auburn Sheaffer Composer CONNOR D’NETTO WITH KATE MILLER-HEIDKE Libretto…

The Call & The Human Voice
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The Sopranos – Regional Tour

Opera Queensland’s The Sopranos, celebrates the bold and rebellious roles women have played throughout the history of music. In this rich and exciting production, women dare to be different, love…

The Sopranos – Regional Tour

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