Naomi Edwards is a theatre and opera director and teaching artist. Recent credits include: Can You Hear Colour? (Patch Theatre/Adelaide Festival); Yo Diddle Diddle (Patch Theatre); Peter and The Wolf with Miriam Margoyles and Adelaide Symphony Orchestra (Adelaide Festival/Foxtel); The Waiting Room (Melbourne Theatre Company); The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show; Cautionary Tales for Children (Arena Theatre) nominated for the Helpmann Award® for Best Children’s Production; Hamlet, Actor on a Box (Sydney Theatre Company); The Season at Sarsaparilla, Who’s Afraid of The Working Class, Traps (VCA); Rabbit Hole (Red Stitch Theatre); Falling Awake (Milkcrate Theatre); How To Kill Your Husband, Noye’s Fludde (Victorian Opera); Cinderella, Hansel and Gretel, The Magic Flute, The Barber of Seville (Opera Australia Schools); Actors at Work (Bell Shakespeare). As Resident Director: Rigoletto, Don Pasquale, Carmen, Lakmé (Opera Australia). As Assistant Director: In The Next Room or The Vibrator Play, Don’s Party, Poor Boy (Sydney Theatre Company/Melbourne Theatre Company); August: Osage County, Ninety (Melbourne Theatre Company). As Artistic Director: Patch Theatre Company. Creative Director: Wish Three More Wishes (Cochlear Implant Vocal empowerment ARC Research Project); Future Makers (Music Viva). Naomi Edwards was awarded The Gloria Dawn/ Gloria Payten Fellowships and co-authored a Platform Paper on the value of Arts Education.