Deborah Cheetham AO – Director

Deborah Cheetham AO is a Yorta Yorta woman, celebrated Soprano, composer and educator. She has been a leader and pioneer in the Australian arts landscape for more than 25 years.

As the Founder of Short Black Opera, a national not-for-profit opera company devoted to the development of Indigenous singers, Deborah brings incredible insight and passion to her role as Director of NAISDA Ltd and will no doubt play an influential role in creating even more artistic opportunities for NAISDA’s current and future Developing Artists.

Deborah was appointed as a Director of NAISDA Ltd Board in October 2017.