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We also wish to acknowledge Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people across this country's sacred homelands, and in particular, students and other First Nations members of the NIDA community.

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Henry Shaw

HenryHenry Shaw is a Melbourne-based writer/director/singer specialising in opera and dad joke level comedy. Since completing his BFA in Voice at Melbourne University, Henry has performed in operas, musicals and plays for various companies as well as directing and writing productions that have been performed in festivals.

Henry has a love-hate relationship with opera, desperately attempting to avoid it but seemingly always sucked back in. Henry’s long-term goals have completely fallen away in 2020, but futility has never stopped him making theatre before so he’s keeping positive about the upcoming artistic apocalypse. In his spare time, he enjoys listening to Bardcore and fighting back the mounting existential dread.

NIDA Productions
I am all out of F’s to give - Writer/Performer (as himself)
Connexxxion - Writer
Ok, Zoomer - Writer

Other Productions
La bohème - Performer (as Colline)
Now You See Me (Deux Aveugles) - Writer/Director/Performer (as himself but French)
BnEnE (Le chatte métamorphosée) - Writer/Director
Snogging & Vlogging (Pierrette et Jacqout) - Writer/Director
Musical of Musicals: The Musical - Director/Performer (as Billy/Jitter)
Le docteur Miracle - Performer (as Le Podestat)
25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee - Director
Jesus Christ Superstar - Performer (as Caiaphas)
Urinetown - Performer (as Caldwell B. Cladwell)
Motsart I Salyeri - Director/Writer
Prima la musica e poi le parole - Director/Writer/Performer (as himself)

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