Caitlin Cassidy is a mezzo-soprano from Perth, Western Australia. Caitlin is an alumna and scholarship winner from the Young Artist Programme at West Australian Opera. She made her debut with West Australian Opera in 2013 as Countess Ceprano and has subsequently singing the roles of Third Lady in The Magic Flute and Marcellina in Le Nozze di Figaro with the company, as well as in a regional educational tour to Broome. Caitlin has performed as a soloist in the Perth International Arts Festival featuring new works such as Cat Hope’s opera Speechless and Ted Hearne’s oratorio Katrina Ballads. She appears regularly with Freeze Frame Opera company singing the roles of Silvia (traditionally Silvio) in I Pagliacci and Ježibaba in Rusalka and in their Kidogo Arthouse concert series.
Caitlin completed a Professional Studies Diploma at Mannes College (The New School) in New York City where she performed the roles of The Older Woman in Jonathan Dove’s Flight, Zita in Gianni Schicchi and Zelatrice in Suor Angelica. Caitlin graduated from the West Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA) where she completed a Bachelor of Music, a Graduate Diploma and a Master of Creative Arts, winning the Barbara McLeod scholarship upon graduation.