Caitlin Cassidy

Mezzo-Soprano

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Soloist with Opera Australia, Western Australian Opera & Freeze Frame Opera. 

Caitlin is an Australian Mezzo-Soprano currently working as a principal artist at Opera Australia in the NSW Schools Tour of Barber of Seville.

Recent appearances include Suzuki in Madama Butterfly with the State Opera of South Australia, as Ježibaba in Rusalka and as Silvia (traditionally cast as Silvio) in I Pagliacci with Freeze Frame Opera.

Caitlin made her principal debut with West Australian Opera (WAO) in 2013 as Countess Ceprano in Rigoletto, re-joined the company for the 2014 production of The Magic Flute in the role of Third Lady and again when she sang Marcellina in The Marriage of Figaro. Caitlin is an alumnus of WAOʼs Young Artist Programme and the winner of both the Wesfarmer and Bendat scholarships.

Caitlin recently completed a Professional Studies Diploma at Mannes College, New York City. During this time Caitlin performed the roles of Zita in Gianni Schicchi and the Monitor in Suor Angelica in Mannes Operaʼs Puccini Double Bill, the Older Woman in Jonathan Doveʼs Flight and Alma March in Adamoʼs Little Women.

Caitlin is a graduate 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.

At WAAPA Caitlin received the Barbara McLeod scholarship for the Most Outstanding Classical Female Student of 2010 and the following year was a Semi-Finalist and the winner of the Tinkler Encouragement Award at the Australian Singing Competition.