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Edward Berkeley, director, is a long-term faculty member at Juilliard and is founding artistic director of the Willow Cabin Theater, where he directed the Tony- and Drama Desk- nominated play Wilder, Wilder, Wilder and others including Who Will Carry the Word? (Best Director). He teaches Shakespeare at both Circle in the Square Theater School and Pace University, and has also taught at the Metropolitan Opera’s Lindemann Young Artists Program, Princeton, Williams, and Carleton. Mr. Berkeley has directed productions at Juilliard, the NY Shakespeare Festival, and Houston Grand Opera, where he serves as the drama coach. He has also worked with the New York Philharmonic, the Atlanta Symphony, and the Baltimore Symphony. In addition, he directs opera for the Boston Youth Symphony Orchestra and as director of the Aspen Opera Center, he has directed both classics and new works. He recently directed Macbeth in Marseille and at Château de Lourmarin.

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