Matt Scott


Lightging Design

Most recent Victorian Opera production

Matt's lighting design was seen in The Who's Tommy, February 2022.


Matt is one of Australia’s leading lighting designers with 27 years experience in the industry designing more than 200 productions for theatre, opera, dance, and musical theatre. His work has been seen and received well both nationally and internationally. He returns to Victorian Opera having previously lit Parsifal, Banquet of Secrets, Voyage to the Moon, The Flying Dutchman, Nixon in China, The Rake’s Progress, Baroque Triple Bill, Turn of the Screw, Xerxes and Orphée et Eurydice for the Company. Other more recent work includes Fun Home (Sydney Theatre Company), Kiss of the Spiderwoman, Shakespeare in Love, Storm Boy, The Lady in the Van, The Architect (Melbourne Theatre Company); The Dance of Death (Belvoir); A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder (The Production Company), Madama Butterfly and The Pearlfishers (State Opera of South Australia). Matt has received two Helpmann Awards for Best Lighting Design and one Green Room Award for Best Design for an Opera. He is currently a Lecturer in Design (Lighting) at the University of Melbourne/Victorian College of the Arts.