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Matt Lutton


Matthew Lutton is Malthouse Theatre’s artistic director and co-CEO. He has most recently directed for Malthouse Theatre I am a miracle, Night at Bald Mountain, The Bloody ChamberDance of DeathPompeii, L.A., On the Misconception of Oedipus, Die Winterreise, The Trial and Tartuffe.

He has also directed The Mysteries: Genesis and The Duel for Sydney Theatre Company, Love Me Tender for Belvoir/ThinIce, and Don’t Say the Words for Griffin Theatre Company. In 2011 he directed the new contemporary opera Make No Noise for the Bavarian State Opera; in 2012 Strauss’s Elektra for West Australian Opera/ThinIce/Opera Australia, and in 2014 Wagner’s The Flying Dutchman for New Zealand Opera/Opera Queensland.

From 2012 to 2012 Matthew was the director of Perth-based theatre company ThinIce, and from 2012 to 2014 he was an Associate Artist (Direction) for Malthouse Theatre. 

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