From: Australia. LA Opera: Don Giovanni (2023, debut).
Stage director Greg Eldridge trained at the Opera Studio Melbourne in Australia before completing specialist study in opera directing at the Accademia Europea di Firenze in Italy. He is a graduate of the two most prestigious training programs for opera directors in the world: the Merola Program in San Francisco, and the Jette Parker Young Artist Programme at the Royal Opera House in London. In 2015, Covent Garden created the position of Jette Parker Associate Director for him.
He has worked on over 70 productions in 9 countries, and served for 3 years as a board member of industry body Stage Directors UK. A former Bayreuth Scholar, Greg has given talks at Regent's University, London and St John's College, Cambridge as well as interviewing, hosting and appearing on panels for the Royal Opera, Covent Garden. He has worked in conservatories and young artist programs in Australia, the United Kingdom, Germany, Italy and the United States.
He is a professor of opera directing at the College-Conservatory of Music in Cincinnati and the executive director of Opera Project Columbus in Ohio.
Learn more at Greg-Eldridge.com.