Stage Director: Robert Neu
Robert Neu is delighted to be working for the first time with the Gilbert and Sullivan Very Light Opera Company. His productions have been seen in Cincinnati (The Music Man, The Magic Flute, Peer Gynt and Cosi fan Tutte), Virginia (Romeo and Juliet), New York (Romeo and Juliet) and West Virginia (La Boheme). For the Minnesota Orchestra, he has directed productions of Candide, Fidelio, Tosca starring Deborah Voigt, Carmen, La Boheme, Peer Gynt (for which he also co-wrote the adaptation), Bernstein’s Mass, Hansel and Gretel, La Traviata and The Magic Flute. In the Twin Cities area, he has directed for New Breath Productions, Phipps Center for the Arts, St. Cloud’s Paramount Theatre, Lyric Arts, Dead Composers Society, Skylark Opera and the Minneapolis Fringe Festival.
Neu teaches masterclasses in audition techniques for the University of Minnesota’s opera department. He is a graduate of The Juilliard School.