Roger Hodgman


Most recent Victorian Opera production

Roger directed The Who's Tommy, February 2022.


Roger has directed theatre, opera, musical theatre and television drama in Australia and internationally for many years. He was Artistic Director of Melbourne Theatre Company for twelve years.  

Operas include Lakme, Don Pasquale, Rigoletto (Opera Australia), Xerxes, Nixon in China (Green Room Award for Best Production), The Flying Dutchman (Green Room Award for Best Director), Banquet of Secrets and Parsifal (Victorian Opera). Musicals include; Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (Sydney Critics Award for Best Musical); Fiddler on The Roof, A Little Night Music  (Green Room award for best director), Grey Gardens (Helpmann Award for Best Director), A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder, Ragtime. Television includes Wentworth, Secret Life of Us (AFI Best Director nomination, Stepfather of the Bride (Chicago Film Festival Award for Best Telemovie).