Dr Caitlin Vincent is a Lecturer in Creative Industries at The University of Melbourne, where she researches the future of work in the arts. Her areas of interest include opera, performance and technology, cultural labour and employment, and gender and diversity. Dr. Vincent has co-authored several high-impact industry reports, including “The status of women in the Canadian arts and cultural industries: Research review 2010-2018” for the Ontario Arts Council, and has published across digital performance, theatrical scenography, gender studies, cultural labour, and public diplomacy. A classically-trained soprano and acclaimed opera librettist, Dr. Vincent has been commissioned by the Kennedy Center (Washington, D.C.), the Schubert Club of Minnesota (Minneapolis), the University of Connecticut (Storrs), and Carnegie Hall (New York), amongst others. From 2009 to 2014, she was the Artistic Director of The Figaro Project (Baltimore, USA), a non-profit, grassroots opera company dedicated to presenting opera in accessible and affordable ways. Dr. Vincent holds degrees from Harvard University, Johns Hopkins University, and Deakin University, and is an affiliate researcher of RMIT University’s Centre for People, Organisation and Work (CPOW). Her monograph, Digital scenography in opera in the twenty-first century, is forthcoming from Routledge in 2021/22.