Pacific Opera has a great network of friends and supporters who often help out in a volunteer capacity. They come from a broad range of backgrounds and with a broad range of motivations – from retired people wanting to “put something back into the community”, opera buffs who enjoy being involved in our productions, business people who want to share their expertise with a NFP, stay-at-home mums looking for an interesting activity, to young people looking to put work experiences on their CVs.
Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to become involved.
EVENTS / ARTISTIC ADMINISTRATOR
Emillio Mancia is currently studying music with the intention of one day becoming a music teacher. A singer himself, Emillio was a part of the chorus in Pacific Opera's 2014 production of The Gondoliers Dream Getaway. In 2015, Emillio is involved with Rockdale Opera Company in their productions of Gilbert and Sullivan's Trial By Jury as well as Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro, Sydney Independent Opera's Gala, and Pacific Opera in their production of Janacek's The Cunning Little Vixen.
EVENTS / VIDEOGRAPHER / DIRECTOR
Joseph Restubog hails from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (USA) and holds a Bachelor of Arts (Film & Media) from Temple University. Since moving to Sydney in 2013, Joe has greatly enjoyed volunteering with Pacific Opera, both in the office in an administrative capacity, and at events and concerts as the official videographer and occasional photographer.
EVENTS / HEAD BARTENDER
Bio coming soon
EVENTS / PHOTOGRAPHER
John joined the company in 2010. He has assisted in many ways, including the organising of outdoor
concert performances. However, his major role has been in creating a photographic record of all events for the company.
John has been a photographer for many years. He was first published in the Nikon magazine in 1990
and more recently won first prize in a major competition for a digital portrait image taken during a
dress rehearsal of PO's 2013 production The Marriage of Figaro.
Photo coming soon
Bio coming soon
Laura Griffin (2014)
Johanna Knoechel (2015)
Parish Malfitano, Chloe Robbins, Joy Limoa (2016)
Ellen McNeil, Eloise Whipper (2017)
Ashley Son (2018)