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Omer Ben Seadia, stage director Back To Artist-Faculty

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Omer Ben Seadia, director, is known for her inventive, thoughtful, and socially conscious productions. While garnering a name for herself in the classic repertoire, she has also won praise for developing and promoting new opera all over the world. Ms. Ben Seadia’s upcoming projects include The Snowy Day at Houston Grand Opera, The Merry Widow at Calgary Opera, and Rigoletto at Florentine Opera. Other recent productions include Ariadne auf Naxos at Cincinnati Opera, Amahl and the Night Visitors with the Philadelphia Orchestra, and La bohème at Opera Santa Barbara. Ms. Ben Seadia began working extensively in the United States in 2012 after over a decade with the Israeli Opera. She is deeply committed to the development and training of young artists, and has worked at the Houston Grand Opera Studio, the Ryan Opera Center (Lyric Opera of Chicago), Rice University, the Aspen Music Festival and School, and the Santa Fe Opera, She completed the prestigious opera directing program at the Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music and was an Apprentice Stage Director at the Merola Opera Program. Ms. Ben Seadia is also a graduate of Seminar Ha’kibutzim, School of Performing Arts, with a degree in theater directing, as well as a teaching degree in theater education.

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