Stage director Ted Huffman studied Humanities at Yale University and is a graduate of San Francisco’s Merola Opera Program. During the 2013-14 season, Ted directs Les mamelles de Tirésias for La Monnaie and Festival Aix-en-Provence, Hydrogen Jukebox for Skylight Music Theater, Giasone for English Touring Opera, La Calisto for Cincinnati Opera and La Cenerentola for Yale Opera.
Recent credits include Most of the Boys (World Premiere) for the Royal Opera House, Die Dreigroschenoper for Théâtre des Champs-Élysées and Royal Festival Hall, Der Kaiser von Atlantis for Central City Opera, Galileo, Galilei for Cincinnati Opera, Chin’s Alice in Wonderland for New York City Opera Education, A Hand of Bridge/The Telephone/Dring, dring for the Canadian Opera Company Ensemble, Hänsel und Gretel for Pittsburgh Opera and Apprentice Scenes for Santa Fe Opera. Ted received a “Best Opera Direction” nomination from Opernwelt in 2011 for his production of Henze’s El Cimarrón. His production of The Lighthouse, part of English Touring Opera’s autumn 2012 season, was shortlisted for an RPS Music Award and a UK Theatre Award.
Future invitations include projects for Glyndebourne, Theater an der Wien, Aldeburgh Festival, the Philharmonia Baroque and San Francisco Opera’s Adler Fellows.