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Jeanne SlaterBack To Artist-Faculty

Instrumental Focus

  • voice

Programs Taught

  • Aspen Opera Center – Voice

Jeanne Slater has been teaching, directing and choreographing for over twenty-six years. She is currently on faculty at The Juilliard School, the Metropolitan Opera's Lindemann Young Artist Program, the Aspen Opera Theatre Center, the Circle in the Square Theatre School and, most recently, was a guest instructor at Ithaca College, where she directed L'étoile. In her seventeen years at Juilliard she has taught Dance/Movement for the undergraduate, graduate, Juilliard Opera Center, Artist Diploma and Pre-College programs. Her choreography includes Our Town (NY premiere), L'enfant et les sortilèges, A Midsummer Night's Dream, La Calisto, Der Fledermaus, Susannah, and Le nozze di Figaro. In her nine seasons with the AOC she has choreographed a wide range of both opera and musical theatre including, most recently, West Side Story, Candide, The Great Gatsby, and Sweeney Todd. In her eight years at Circle in the Square her choreography has included multiple dance concerts, cabarets and musicals. Additional teaching and choreography credits include the Yale School of Drama, the Hamptons Shakespeare Festival, the New York Festival of Song, Choreographers Canvas 2013, multiple competition dance teams, the Mary Rodgers Guettel Gala at the Peter Jay Sharp Theatre, and the Emmy-nominated 2008 Opening Gala at Carnegie Hall.

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