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Dimity Shepherd

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Dimity is regarded as one of Australia finest vocal performers being equally at home on the opera, musical theatre and theatrical stages.

 Her appearances for Opera Australia include the title role of Carmen, Cherubino in The Marriage Of Figaro, Rosina in Barber Of Seville and Rebecca in Love In The Age Of Therapy winning her a Greenroom Award.

Her roles for Victorian Opera include Cherubino, also awarded a Greenroom Award, and nominations for Lorelie, Helpmann Award nominated performances for both Katchen in The Black Rider and Lucy in The Threepenny Opera.and such roles as Nireno in Julius Caesar, Arsamene in Xerxes, Orphée in Orphée & Eurydice and The Beggar Woman in Sweeney Todd.

 Roles for Melbourne Opera include Carmen, Fricka in Die Walküre, Smeaton in Anna Bolena, Orsini in Lucrezia Borgia and Greenroom Award winning performances of Amelia in Otello.

For Opera Queensland she has appeared as Maddalena in Rigoletto, Stephano in Romeo & Juliet and Tisbe in Cenerentola, and for State Opera Of South Australia, Pearl in Summer Of The Seventeenth Doll and Netty Fowler in Carousel.

She has been engaged as the vocalist for The Australian Ballet’s production of Anna Karenina, for Berio’s Folk Songs with the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra and Messiah with the Queensland and Melbourne symphony orchestras and has a proud history of premiering roles in new Australian works again for Victorian Opera, Chamber Made and the Flinders Quartet.

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