Eugene LynchASSISTANT DIRECTOR
Eugene Lynch is an early-career director of theatre and opera. In March he was assistant director on Adelaide Festival’s centrepiece opera, The Golden Cockerel, directed by Barrie Kosky, and last year he was assistant director for Neil Armfield’s acclaimed production of Rameau’s Platée (Pinchgut Opera). He previously assisted Neil Armfield on Benjamin Britten’s opera A Midsummer Night’s Dream for the 2021 Adelaide Festival. The Turn of the Screw and Voss are his first productions with State Opera South Australia.
As the artistic director of The Other Theatre, he has directed Graeme Koehne and Louis Nowra’s Love Burns, Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas, Shakespeare’s Richard II, Mike Barlett’s Cock (Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Festival x Brand X) and the Australian premiere of Marius von Mayneburg’s The Dog, the Night and the Knife. He was the 2019 Young Director with Pacific Opera, where he directed Puccini’s Suor Angelica, KurtWeill’s Down in the Valley and various scenes concerts.
Eugene Lynch holds a Bachelor of Arts/Laws degree from the University of Sydney, where he was two-time recipient of the USU Bright Ideas Grant.
Eugene Lynch is supported by Create NSW and a generous grant from the Seaborn, Broughton &Walford Foundation.