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University of Maryland School of Music Announces New Director of Acting for the Maryland Opera Studio

University of Maryland School of Music Announces New Director of Acting for the Maryland Opera Studio
Thu, May 03, 2018

Amanda Consol has staged productions including The Rape of Lucretia and Dialogues des Carmélites at the University of Maryland School of Music and The Turn of the Screw at the University of Cincinnati's College-Conservatory of Music. Other credits include The Songs and Proverbs of William Blake at the Bushwick Starr in Brooklyn, Libby Larsen’s The Birth Project with Urban Arias, and Opera Omaha's Opera Outdoors. Amanda often works with Young Artists, recently preparing WNO’s Emerging Artists for mainstage performances of Alcina and Carmen and directing scenes programs at companies including the Glimmerglass Festival, Central City Opera, and the Castleton Festival. As an assistant director, she regularly collaborates with directors including Francesca Zambello, James Darrah, and Anne Bogart. Credits in this capacity include Norma at LA Opera, Götterdämmerung at Washington National Opera, and the world premiere of Breaking the Waves at Opera Philadelphia.