Shakira Dugan



Next Victorian Opera production

Lucienne in Korngold's Die tote Stadt, August 2020

Last 3 major performances 

  • Squire / Flower Maiden in Wagner's Parsifal, Victorian Opera, 2019
  • Cherubino in Le Nozze di Figaro, Australian International Productions, 2019
  • Hansel in Humperdinck's Hansel and Gretel, Victorian Opera, 2018


  • Bachelor of Music – Melbourne Conservatorium of Music, University of Melbourne, 2015

Age when you started singing

I sang in a little choir at my local primary school

Favourite opera or musical

Phantom of the Opera

Favourite role to perform

Hansel in Hansel and Gretel 

A fun fact not many people know about you

I have a dog called Xena Warrior Princess.

Tell us about your hobbies outside opera

I ride motorbikes, I’m a fine artist and I make teddy bears.

Shakira Dugan as Hansel in Victorian Opera's production of Humperdinck's Hansel and Gretel. Photo: Charlie Kinross for Victorian Opera