Cecilia Nelson

Cecilia graduated from NIDA’s BFA (Technical Theatre and Stage Management) in 2017 after completing a BSc./BA. at The University of Sydney.  This year, she was the assistant stage manager Pippin, Australia’s first commercial musical to open after the COVID-19 pandemic. Last year, she was half-way through the national tour of Billy Elliot (LWAA) when our theatre doors closed for lockdown. Cecilia toured the award-winning Barbara and the Camp Dogs (Belvoir) as stage manager and was the assistant stage manager in the original Belvoir season. Cecilia stage managed In The Heights (Blue Saint Productions) which toured regionally before opening in the Sydney Opera House Concert Hall, the intimate but ground-breaking The Howling Girls (Sydney Chamber Opera) and was the assistant stage manager for The Rape of Lucretia (Sydney Chamber Opera). Cecilia has a passion for opera and has stage and assistant stage managed Artaserse (Pinchgut), Candide (Sydney Philharmonia), New Year’s Eve Opera Gala (Opera Australia), and was surtitle operator for Carmen (Opera Australia/HOSH). She is passionate about music in theatre and the power of art to make sense of life.

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