Auteur-director and arts-leader Ella Marchment is regularly commissioned as a public speaker, expert commentator, lecturer, and masterclass leader for opera, theatre, and the arts.

Her engagements – on subjects as varied as the art of stage directing; the role of women in opera; diversity in theatre and the arts; opera management; the future of opera; and arts funding – have included events held at The Royal Opera House, Welsh National Opera, The Wiener Library, Opera Europa (Netherlands and Italy), Arts Council England, The Southbank Centre, The Royal College of Music, The Guildhall School of Music and Drama, OperaCast, and Resonance FM.

For all public-speaking invites and media requests, please use the contact form below.

For all directing appointments, Ella is represented by Day Macaskill of Cruickshank Cazenove Limited in London.

In Ella Marchment, I see a director and artistic leader of imagination, assurance and style

Bernard Hughes
Public-Speaking Invites and Media Requests