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Nicholas is a versatile singer, actor and director. Nicholas has studied Lecoq Technique in Barcelona and Paris and holds a Music Theatre Degree from WAAPA.

His roles have included Quick Lamb (Cloudstreet!) and Papageno (The Magic Flute) with State Opera South Australia, Kalif Der Barbier Von Bagdad and Graf Homonay Der Zigeunerbaron at Coburg Landestheater, Germany.
Other roles include: Soloist Singer in Encore! with Tokyo Disney Sea; The Cranky Bear (Cranky Bear) with Patch Theatre Company; Tritone – Gavin Bryars’ Marylin Forever in the Adelaide Festival of Arts; Onegin (Eugene Onegin), Dr Falke (Die Fledermaus), Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro), Sharpless (Madama Butterfly), Don Alfonso (Cosi Fan Tutte), and Marcello (La Boheme) with Co-Opera; Michael (It’s A Dad Thing) with Singular Productions; Chris Barnes (Metro Street) in the Adelaide Cabaret Festival; Soloist Camelot and Ralph (Kiss Me Kate) with The Production Company, Melbourne; Lord Shakespeare’s As You Like It with The Principal Theatre Company in London; Young Ray (Autumn Minds Alma) by The Think Collective at Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, London.


Johnny Dowd – Summer of the Seventeenth Doll (2020)
Pish-Tush – Madama Butterfly (2019)
Director – Christina’s World (2019)
Lieutenant – Madeline Lee (2019)
Alexis Kromov – The Merry Widow (2018)
Director – Dido & Aeneas (2018)



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3 days ago

State Opera South Australia

Week 1 of rehearsals for Summer of the 17th doll done and dusted!

Tickets still available for Summer of the Seventeenth Doll at Her Majesty's Theatre 14-20 November:

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John Mather

These photos are a great advertisement

Summer of the 17th Doll. ....... what memories. It must be 40 years since seeing it for the first time.

Can’t wait to see and hear this terrific cast! 🎶🎉

Love the set. Can’t wait to see it.

Looks fabulous


Looking forward to this.

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Part of the thrill of Seventeenth Doll, like any great opera, is the ensemble writing for the singers - Anthony Hunt Delves into the ensemble writing in Summer of the Seventeenth Doll by Richard Mills.

Summer of the Seventeenth Doll comes to Her Majesty's Theatre from 14-20 November:
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Antoinette Halloran performed from her balcony in quarantine on the weekend for 9 News Adelaide!

Antoinette plays Olive in Summer of the Seventeenth Doll from 14-20 Nov at Her Majesty's Theatre:
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1 week ago

State Opera South Australia

First day of Summer of the Seventeenth Doll rehearsals with the whole team!

What a bunch of Kewpie pies.

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Throwback to day 12 of quarantine with Dimity Shepherd! We can't wait to have you and the rest of the artists in the studio TODAY for the first day of rehearsals for Summer of the Seventeenth Doll. ... See MoreSee Less

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very exciting and well deserved Dimity!! Say hi to my home town for me 🙂

Loving this!!!!

Yay!!! So excited for you!! Enjoy!

Go Dimza! ❤️

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