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Stage Director — Opera & Operetta
Stage Director — Musical Theatre

 
Choreographer
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Revised 16 July 2013

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Stage Director: Opera

The Pirates of Penzance

Anchorage Opera, AK

2013

Così fan tutte Mississippi Opera, MS 2013
Candide Loyola University, LA 2013

La Bohème

North Shore Music Festival, NY

2012

The Grand Duchess of Gerolstein Loyola University, LA 2012
Madama Butterfly Indianapolis Opera, IN 2011
The Mikado Eugene Opera, OR 2011
Street Scene Portland State University, OR 2011

Tosca

Cedar Rapids Opera Theatre, IA

2011

The Pirates of Penzance

Fresno Grand Opera, CA

2011

The Mikado

Indianapolis Opera, IN

2010

The Pirates of Penzance

Loyola University, LA

2010

Die Fledermaus

Mississippi Opera. MS

2010

L'elixir d'amore

Opera East Texas, TX

2010

La Bohème

Opera East Texas, TX

2009

Tosca

Amarillo Opera, TX

2009

The Pirates of Penzance

Indianapolis Opera, IN

2009

Il Barbiere di Seviglia

Anchorage Opera, AK

2009

Tobermory

BU Fringe Festival, MA

2009

Aida

Cedar Rapids Opera Theatre, IA 2008
Così fan tutte Natchez Festival of Music, MS 2008
Die Fledermaus Opera Carolina 2008
Don Pasquale Anchorage Opera, AK 2008
Le nozze di Figaro Shreveport Opera, LA 2008
Rigoletto Opera Quad Cities, Davenport, IA 2008
L'elisir d'amore Cedar Rapids Opera Theatre, IA 2007
Falstaff Natchez Festival of Music, MS 2007
The Pirates of Penzance Opera Carolina, NC 2007
The Marriage of Figaro Palmetto Opera, SC 2007
Trouble In Tahiti Anchorage Opera, AK 2007
H.M.S. Pinafore Anchorage Opera, AK 2007
The Merry Widow Mobile Opera, AL 2006
The Gondoliers Chautauqua Opera, NY 2006
Die Fledermaus Natchez Festival of Music, MS 2006
The Threepenny Opera Opera Columbus, OH 2006
Tosca Natchez Festival of Music, MS 2005
La Cenerentola Lyric Opera of San Antonio, TX 2005
Amahl and the Night Visitors Virginia Symphony, VA 2004
The Mikado Mobile Opera, AL 2004
Don Pasquale Lyric Opera of San Antonio, TX 2004
Candide Opera Boston, MA 2003
The Magic Flute Natchez Opera Festival, MS 2003
H.M.S. Pinafore Chautauqua Opera, NY 2003
The Pirates of Penzance (Broadway) City Center, NY (NYGASP) 2003
H.M.S. Pinafore OperaDelaware, DE 2002
Bernstein's New York Chautauqua Opera, NY 2002
H.M.S. Pinafore South Carolina Opera, SC 2002
Topsy-Turvy Newberry Opera House, SC 2002
H.M.S. Pinafore (Broadway) City Center, NY (NYGASP) 2002
Rigoletto Mobile Opera, AL 2001
The Mikado Chautauqua Opera, NY 2001
The Music of Leonard Bernstein Teatre Liceu; Barcelona, Spain 2001
The Tender Land Mobile Opera, AL 2001
Tobermory The Voice Institute BU, MA 2000
The Barber of Seville Chautauqua Opera, NY 2000
Topsy-Turvy in Love with G&S Chautauqua Opera, NY 2000
H.M.S. Pinafore Mobile Opera, AL 2000
The Merry Widow Newberry Opera Company, SC 2000
Carmen OperaDelaware, DE 1999
Roméo et Juliette Opera Colorado Artist Center, CO 1999
Der Fliegende Holländer OperaDelaware, DE 1998
The Pirates of Penzance Mobile Opera, AL 1998
Die Fledermaus Eugene Opera, OR 1998
The Mikado Newberry Opera Company, SC 1998
The Mikado Eugene Opera, OR 1997
Cavalleria Rusticana OperaDelaware, DE 1996
I Pagliacci OperaDelaware, DE 1996
Die Fledermaus OperaDelaware, DE 1995
The Daughter of the Regiment Bardavon Opera House, NY 1994
H.M.S. Pinafore (w/John Astin/ John Reed) Off-Broadway, NY (NYGASP) 1988/1993

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Stage Director: Musicals/Plays

Into The Woods

Manhattan School of Music, NY 2013
Bernstein’s New York Manhattan School of Music, NY 2013

The Sound of Music

Anchorage Opera, AK

2012

Souvenir Opera East Texas, TX 2012
A Little Night Music Manhattan School of Music, NY 2012
Coming to America Manhattan School of Music, NY 2012
Carnival Cyrano’s Playhouse, AK 2011
Nine Manhattan School of Music, NY 2011
Souvenir Cyrano's Playhouse, AK 2010
Montgomery Clift - Rarest of Birds Cherry Lane Theatre, NY 2010
Bernstein's New York Chautauqua Opera 2010

Nine

Stadsschouwburg Theater, Brugge

2009

A Wonderful Life

Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse, IL

2008

Snow White

Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse, IL

2008

Coming To America: Words & Music by Irving Berlin Chautauqua Opera, NY   2008

Oklahoma!               

Natchez Festival of Music, MS 2008
Little Shop of Horrors Stage One, Wichita, KS 2007
Fiddler on the Roof (Robbins Choreography) Mt Gretna Summer Theatre, PA 2007
Shakespeare Notes & Quotes Chautauqua Opera, NY 2007
My Fair Lady Natchez Festival of Music, MS 2007
Carousel Shreveport Opera, LA 2007
Fiddler on the Roof (Robbins Choreography) Natchez Festival of Music, MS 2006
Travel - Anything Cole! Chautauqua Opera, NY 2006
My Fair Lady Shreveport Opera, LA 2006
A Door Into Maltby & Shire Chautauqua Opera, NY 2005
The World Goes ‘Round Chautauqua Opera, NY 2004
A Little Sondheim Music Teatre Liceu; Barcelona, Spain 2003
Weed (Play) Newberry Opera House, SC 2003
Kiss Me, Kate Ash Lawn-Highland Festival, VA 2002
Fiddler on the Roof Ash Lawn-Highland Festival, VA 2001
Rodgers & Hammerstein Review Chautauqua Opera, NY 2001
Holiday Fanfare (Christmas Pops) Omaha Symphony, NE 2000-02
Oklahoma! Ash Lawn-Highland Festival, VA 2000
The Wizard of Oz Ash Lawn-Highland Festival, VA 1999
A Little Sondheim Music Chautauqua Opera, NY 1999
Joseph and...Technicolor Dreamcoat Montclair Operetta Club, NJ 1996
Boy Meets Boy (20th Anniversary) Off-Broadway, Theatre Four, NY 1994
The Desert Song (Off-Broadway) Village Light Opera Group, NY 1995
The Old Maid and the Thief Mohonk Mountain House, NY 1995
The Merry Widow (Off-Broadway) Village Light Opera Group, NY 1994
Countess Maritza (Off-Broadway) Village Light Opera Group, NY 1992
Patience (Off-Broadway) Village Light Opera Group, NY 1991
The Silent Mirror Forfeits (Workshop) Manhattan Theatre Club, NY 1989
Jesus Christ Superstar European Tour, Living Arts Inc., NY 1985
Hair European Tour, Actual Concerns, Austria 1983-84

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Choreographer

La Traviata Chautauqua Opera, NY 2008
Once Upon a Mattress Chautauqua Opera, NY 2007
Sweeney Todd Shreveport Opera, LA 2007
Oklahoma! Northern Oklahoma College, OK 2006
The Music Man Chautauqua Opera, NY 2005
Fiddler on the Roof (Robbins Choreography) Chautauqua Opera, NY 2004
The Merry Widow Chautauqua Opera, NY 2002
Princess Ida (w/Frank Gorshin) New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players, NY 2000
Roméo et Juliette Opera Colorado, CO 1999
La fille du Régiment (Richard Bonynge) Opera Pacific, CA 1999
She Loves Me (Associate Choreographer) Chautauqua Opera, NY 1998
Boot Camp (Sundance Film Festival) Body & Soul Productions, NY 1998
Die Fledermaus Opera Company of Philadelphia, PA 1995
Tonkin (World Premiere) OperaDelaware, DE 1993
Of Thee I Sing (Off-Broadway Revival) Symphony Space, NY 1990
Guys and Dolls TheatreVirginia, VA 1998
The Gondoliers (Off-Broadway) New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players 1989-96

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STAGE DIRECTOR & CHOREOGRAPHER - UNIVERSITY

Opera & Musical Theatre - Westminster Choir College of Rider University, NJ
Gianni Schicchi 2006
Savitri 2006
The Marriage of Figaro 2006
Albert Herring 2005
Anything Goes 2005
Beatrice and Benedict 2005
Hansel and Gretel 2004
Little Women 2004
The World Goes 'Round 2004
Two Gentlemen of Verona 2004
Der Vampyr 2003
Carmen 2003
Trouble In Tahiti 2002
A New York Christmas (original revue) 2003
Così fan Tutte 2002
Bernstein's New York (original revue) 2002
Amahl and the Night Visitors 2001
The Telephone 2001
The Old Maid and the Thief 2001
A Hand of Bridge 2001
A Midsummer Night's Dream 2001
Down in the Valley 2000
The Tender Land 2000
Candide 2000
Millennium Party! (original revue) 1999

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References

Jay Lesenger
Artistic/General Director

 

Chautauqua Opera

412 West 42nd St. Suite 4E4
New York, NY 10036

 

Tel: (212) 779-3177
Fax: (212) 779-3293
ChatOperaNYC@aol.com

Jerome Shannon
Artistic Director

 

Pensacola Opera
810 Richmond Rd
Mobile, Alabama 36608


Tel: (251) 423-1945
E-Mail: maestro.shannon@gmail.com

Jim Caraher
Artistic Director/Conductor

Indianapolis Opera
250 East 38th Street
Indianapolis, IN  46205

Tel: (317) 283-3531
jimc@indyopera.org

 

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