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Curriculum Vitae

Stage experience
Music Theatre
Maxine Montgomery

2016    The Drowsy Chaperone - The Drowsy Chaperone

            BLOC Music Theatre

2014    Katisha - The Mikado

            Queensland Musical Theatre


2013    Meg Brockie – Brigadoon

            Queensland Musical Theatre


2012    Rona Lisa Peretti – The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

            Entertainers Anonymous, Ballarat


            Mrs Lovett – Sweeney Todd

            Altona City Theatre


            Alice Beane – Titanic

            Angel Five Arts, Ballarat


            Mrs Phagan – Parade

            Waterdale Players, Melbourne


2011    The Witch – Into The Woods

            Australian Catholic University Performing Arts (ACUPA)


2010    Rona Lisa Peretti – The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

            BLOC Music Theatre


2005    Pitti Sing – Hot Mikado

            Centre Stage, London


2003    Mrs Lovett – Sweeney Todd

            BLOC Music Theatre


2001    Julie – Show Boat

            Queensland Musical Theatre


2000    Svetlana – Chess

            BLOC Music Theatre


1994    Tanya – All Apologies

            Whitely and Ridley Theatrical Society


1991    Carrie Pipperidge – Carousel

            BLOC Music Theatre


Maxine Montgomery

2011    Lady Billows – Albert Herring

            Victorian Opera


            Second Lady – The Magic Flute

            Victorian Opera


            soloist – Gala Concert

            Victorian Opera


2010    Madga – La rondine

            Melbourne City Opera


2008    Musetta – La bohème

            Melbourne Opera


            soloist – Around the World in 80 minutes

            Queensland Symphony Orchestra


            chorus – The Sacred and the Profane

            Victorian Opera


2007    Sister Genevieve – Suor Angelica

            Melbourne Opera


            Lucia – Lucia di Lammermoor

            Melbourne City Opera


            Micaëla – Carmen

            Melbourne Opera


            Madame Herz – Der Schauspieldirektor

            Lyric Opera of Melbourne


            chorus – Les Noces

            Victorian Opera


2006    Constanze – The Abduction from the Seraglio

            Lyric Opera of Melbourne


            chorus – St John’s Passion

            Victorian Opera


            Rosalinda – Die feldermaus

            In Good Company


2004    Clown – Sid the Serpent who wanted to sing

            OzOpera for Opera Australia


2002    chorus – Iolanthe

            Opera Australia


            chorus – Der Rosenkavalier

            Opera Australia


            chorus – Le damnation de Faust

            Opera Queensland


1996    Mrs Chase – Stella

            Historic Opera Project for The University of Melbourne


            chorus – Magdalena

            Ballarat Opera Festival


1994    Manuela – Christopher Columbus

            Ballarat Opera Festival

Estill Voice International

Certificate in Figure Proficiency (CFP)



After the completion of several Estill Voice Training Level One (Compulsory Figures for Voice Control) and Level Two (Figure Combinations for Six Voice Qualities) courses, I successfully sat for my CFP exam. This required the correct demonstration of the 13 Compulsory Firgures for Voice (True Vocal Fold Onset/Offset, False Vocal Fold Control, True Vocal Fold Body/Cover, Thyroid Cartilage, Cricoid Cartilage, Aryepiglottic Sphincter, Larynx Height, Velum, Tongue, Jaw, Lips, Head & Neck Anchoring, Torso Anchoring), and the Six Voice Qualities (Speech, Falsetto, Sob, Twang, Opera, and Belting).

National Opera Studio, London




Nine-month opera mastercourse including: intensive one-on-one coaching with professional coaches drawn from British and European opera houses; regular acting and movement sessions; ensemble calls; masterclasses; language coaching in Italian, French, and German.  The course culminated with performances at Scottish National Opera, Welsh National Opera and The National Theatre, and Queen Elizabeth Hall, London


Australian Music Examinations Board
Licentiate of Music with Distinction in Singing
Griffith University - Queensland Conservatorium

Graduate Diploma of Music (Opera Performance) 


The University of Melbourne - Melbourne Conservatorium of Music

Bachelor of Music 



Education​ and Qualifications
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