PhD researcher in performance and technology, Deakin University

Caitlin Vincent is a PhD researcher at Deakin University in the field of performance and technology. Her research focuses on the impacts of digital and projected scenography on legacy performance mediums.

Since 2016, Vincent has worked on a number of large-scale impact evaluations commissioned by major arts and government organisations, including the Melbourne Fringe Festival, the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Arts Centre Melbourne, the Ontario Arts Council (Canada), and the Australia Council.

A classically-trained soprano and accomplished opera librettist, Vincent has had works commissioned and premiered by Washington National Opera, the Kennedy Center, Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble, the Schubert Club of Minnesota, and Semperoper Dresden, among others.


  • –present
    PhD researcher in performance and technology, Deakin University


  • 2009 
    Peabody Conservatory of The Johns Hopkins University, Master of Music
  • 2007 
    Harvard College, Bachelor of Arts


  • 2018
    Notation by Context: Digital Scenography as Artefact of Authorial Intent, Leonardo Music Journal
  • 2017
    The Intersection of Live and Digital: New Technical Classifications for Digital Scenography in Opera, Theatre and Performance Design
  • 2016
    Artwork spawning artwork: trans-disciplinary approaches to artistic spin-offs and evolution in the digital context (CHAPTER), Digital Echoes: Spaces for Intangible and Performance-Based Cultural Heritage
  • 2016
    Navigating control and illusion: functional interactivity versus 'faux-interactivity' in transmedia dance performance, International Journal of Performance Arts and Digital Media