Lindy Hume is an opera /theatre director and arts leader who works across Australia and internationally.
She has served as Artistic Director of international arts festivals including Sydney and Perth Festivals and four Australian opera companies: West Australian Opera, Victorian Opera, OzOpera and Opera Queensland. As a stage director, she regularly creates new theatre and opera productions in Australia, NZ, Europe, US and the UK, including major productions for renowned international companies such as Opera Philadelphia, Seattle Opera, Houston Grand Opera, Royal Swedish Opera Stockholm, Deutsche Staatsoper Berlin, Aldeburgh Festival, Welsh National Opera and eight productions for New Zealand Opera. In Australia she has created more than 80 small-to-large-scale productions, several new Australian works, and won two Helpmann Awards, for best director and best production.
In 2021 received her PhD from QUT and in the 2021 Australia Day Honours was made a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) for significant service to the performing arts, particularly to opera.