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Matthew Scott

The Pearlfishers

For the past 22 years Matthew has lit over 200 productions for theatre, opera and dance in Australia and overseas.

His most recent work includes The Pearlfishers, The Marriage of Figaro, The Magic Flute, Rigoletto and Don Pasquale for Opera Australia; Aida for Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour; Banquet of Secrets, Voyage to the Moon, The Flying Dutchman, The Riders and Nixon in China for Victorian Opera; The Riders, La Boheme and La Sonnambula for West Australian Opera; Angels in America, As You Like It and A Streetcar Named Desire for Black Swan State Theatre;  Jasper Jones, Skylight, Last Man Standing, The Weir and Jumpy for Melbourne Theatre Company; The Red Shoes for Expressions Dance Company; Madame Butterfly for New Zealand Opera and La traviata for State Opera of South Australia, New Zealand Opera and Opera Queensland.

He has been nominated for several awards and won two Helpmanns for his work with Melbourne Theatre Company on The Blue Room (2003) and Urinetown (2005). Most recently, Matt with Robert Kemp won a Green Room Award for best design of an opera for The Pearlfishers.