Ashlee Woodgate

  • Masters of Music Studies (Opera Performance)
  • Bachelor of Music with Distinction
  • Associate Diploma in Classical Voice

Ashlee Woodgate recently made her debut as Mimi in La bohème with Opera Hunter in June 2023, off the back of her CONDA nominated performance of Violetta Valery in La Traviata in 2022.

Well known for her effortlessly diverse theatrical ability, Woodgate trained as a screen actor over 2020-21 at the Film and Television Studio International under the direction of McMahon Management in Melbourne, and instructed by some of Australia’s leading television actors.

In 2019, she starred in the role of Nedda with Outlaw Opera's preview performance of Pagliacci with the Stardust Circus. Featuring as Lucia Di Lammermoor in the title role with Outlaw Opera, and having just received rave reviews as Musetta in La Bohème with the Central Coast Opera (2018) fresh off performances of both Zerlina in Don Giovanni and Susanna in Le Nozze di Figaro with Opera Hunter (2016-2017).

Woodgate was engaged as First Lady Die Zauberflöte making her Carnegie Hall debut with the Manhattan Opera Studio in NYC, where she also made her debut at the National Opera Center in 2018.

While at The Sydney Conservatorium Opera School, she sang Despina Cosi fan tutte, Herald of Dawn The Fairy Queen, the role of Calisto in La Calisto and Pamina Die Zauberflöte. While at Newcastle Conservatorium, she sang Fiordiligi in Cosi fan Tutti and Dido Dido and Aeneas and Night The Fairy Queen with The Macquarie Singers.

2017 offered this young singer an internship with Opera Australia for their production of Tosca, as well as a position covering baroque specialist Miriam Allan in a performance of Haydn’s Creation. Woodgate also appeared as soprano soloist in Rossini’s Stabat Mater with the the Ku-ring-gai Philharmonic Orchestra. Ashlee has featured as the soprano soloist in Handel's Messiah at Sydney Town Hall for repeat engagements.

Ashlee holds a Masters of Music Studies (Opera Performance) at Sydney Conservatorium of Music (2017), a Bachelor of Music at the Newcastle Conservatorium of Music having graduated with Distinction (2015), and an Associate Diploma in classical voice AMEB.

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Details last updated: July 12, 2023