Ted Huffman

American director Ted Huffman graduated from Yale University in Humanities and apprenticed at San Francisco’s Merola Opera Program. He has created original productions for the Royal Opera House Covent Garden, Festival Aix-en-Provence, La Monnaie, Theater an der Wien and Aldeburgh Festival, among others.

During the 2014-15 season, Ted directs Svadba (Festival Aix-en-Provence) with Zack Winokur, Macbeth (Glyndebourne and Royal Opera House), Eugene Onegin (Theater an der Wien in der Kammeroper), La cambiale di matrimonio (Philharmonia Baroque with San Francisco Opera’s Adler Fellows), and Le nozze di Figaro (Yale Opera). Recent credits include Les mamelles de Tirésias (La Monnaie, Festival Aix-en-Provence, Aldeburgh Festival), La Cenerentola (Yale Opera), Most of the Boys (Royal Opera House), Die Dreigroschenoper (London Philharmonic Orchestra, Théâtre des Champs-Élysées), Der Kaiser von Atlantis (Central City Opera), Hydrogen Jukebox (Skylight Music Theater), The Lighthouse (English Touring Opera), La Calisto, Galileo, Galilei (Cincinnati Opera), and Hänsel und Gretel (Pittsburgh Opera).

Ted has worked as a teacher with young artists from the Royal Opera House’s Jette Parker Young Artist Programme, San Francisco Opera’s Adler Fellows, LA Opera’s Domingo-Thornton Young Artist Program, Santa Fe Apprentice Program, and Canadian Opera Company Studio. Future invitations include productions at the Dutch National Opera, Royal Opera House Covent Garden, Juilliard Opera, Le Balcon, Opéra national de Lorraine, Angers-Nantes Opéra, and Grand Théâtre de Luxembourg.