Nic Muni

Nic Muni has directed at San Francisco Opera,
New York City Opera, Canadian Opera Company in Toronto, Houston Grand Opera, Seattle Opera, Los Angeles Opera, Glimmerglass Opera and Opera Theater of St. Louis. In Europe he has directed for the Prague National Opera, the Kurt Weill International Festival, Theater Erfurt, Tirolerlandestheater in Innsbruck and Stadttheater Bern. His revival of Jenufa at the Canadian Opera Company in 2003 received Canada’s prestigious DORA award for best theater production of the year. Recent productions include the U.S. stage premiere of Das Liebesverbot at Glimmerglass Opera, La Finta Giardiniera and L’amico Fritz at San Francisco Opera Merola, Carmen at Boston Lyric Opera, Cardillac at Opera Boston, the U.S. Stage premiere of El Amor Brujo/La Vida Breve at Manhattan School of Music, Don Giovanni at Opera Philadelphia and San Diego Opera, Elektra at Michigan Opera Theater, and Dido and Aeneas/Orpheus Brittanicus and Die Fledermaus at Shenandoah Conservatory of Music. He served as Artistic Director for the Tulsa Opera (1987-93) and Cincinnati Opera (1996-2005), and is currently Professor of Stagecraft at The Academy of Vocal Arts and Bard Conservatory of Music Vocal Arts Program. Upcoming projects include Don Pasquale at San Francisco Opera’s Merola Program and Norma at Florida Grand Opera. He currently teaches acting at Academy of Vocal Arts in Philadelphia, Bard Conservatory of Music, and Shenandoah Conservatory.