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, Théâtre des Champs-Élysées, and Aldeburgh Festival, among others.

For the 2014-15 season, Ted directs Svadba with Zack Winokur (Festival Aix-en-Provence), Macbeth (Glyndebourne), 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). Other credits: 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 with conductor Vladimir Jurowski (London Philharmonic Orchestra, Théâtre des Champs-Élysées), Der Kaiser von Atlantis (Central City Opera), Hydrogen Jukebox (Skylight Music Theater), Giasone, The Lighthouse (English Touring Opera), Triple Bill (Canadian Opera Company Studio), La Calisto, Galileo, Galilei (Cincinnati Opera), and Hänsel und Gretel (Pittsburgh Opera). Nominations and awards for his productions include the Opernwelt Jahrbuch awards, RPS Music Awards, Whatsonstage Awards and UK Theatre Awards.

As an educator, Ted has worked with the Royal Opera House’s Jette Parker Young Artist Programme, 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 (Paris), Opéra national de Lorraine, Angers-Nantes Opéra, and Grand Théâtre de Luxembourg.