Melbourne Theatre Company is delighted to announce that Sarah Goodes has been appointed MTC Associate Artistic Director.

After directing the nationally successful premiere production of Switzerland by Joanna Murray-Smith at both STC and MTC, Goodes joined the Company as Associate Director in 2017. Since then she has directed five productions for MTC, attracting an audience of over 80,000 and multiple awards and nominations. Her acclaimed work has included the Australian premiere productions of John by Annie Baker, A Doll’s House, Part 2 by Lucas Hnath and the three-time Helpmann Award-winning production of The Children by Lucy Kirkwood, for which she took out the coveted Best Direction of a Play and Best Play awards in 2018.

Goodes is currently in rehearsals for the world premiere of Arbus & West, which opens on Thursday 28 February. Later this year she will direct Così and Golden Shield, the first play to be produced through MTC’s NEXT STAGE program