Amy Hutchison, Stage Director
Amy Hutchison

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Brigadoon Music by the Lake, Chicago 2011
The Cradle Will Rock Chicago Opera Vanguard 2011
A View from the Bridge Teatro dell’Opera di Roma 2011
R.S.V.P., or a Musicale at Mr. Cauliflower's Ryan Opera Center 2011
Dido and Aeneas Elgin Opera 2010
Our Town DePaul University Opera Theatre 2010
Hänsel und Gretel Indianapolis Opera 2009
The Telephone Opera Moda, Elgin Opera 2009
Turandot Orlando Opera 2008
Transformations DePaul University Opera Theatre 2008
Hänsel und Gretel Indianapolis Opera 2008
A View from the Bridge Washington National Opera 2007
Gallantry Opera Moda, Chicago Cultural Center 2007
Carmen Lyric Opera of Kansas City 2005
Faust DuPage Opera Theatre 2005
La Traviata Opera Pacific 2005
Don Giovanni Ryan Opera Center (Lyric Opera of Chicago) 2004
A View from the Bridge Portland Opera 2003
Carmen Florentine Opera, Milwaukee 2002
Don Pasquale Indianapolis Opera 2001
Hansel and Gretel Baltimore Opera Company 2000
La Clemenza di Tito Westminster Opera Theatre, Princeton 1999
Hänsel und Gretel Indianapolis Opera 1999
Xerxes Westminster Opera Theatre, Princeton 1998
Help! Help! The Globolinks! Madison Opera (recording: Newport classics) 1998
Klytemnestra Merkin Hall, New York City 1998
Hänsel und Gretel San Diego Opera 1998
Dido and Aeneas Westminster Opera Theatre, Princeton 1998
Porgy and Bess Teatro La Fenice, Venice - Italy 1997
Porgy and Bess Teatro del Giglio, Lucca - Italy 1997
Die Zauberflöte Westminster Opera Theatre, Princeton 1997
Carmen Opera Columbus 1996

Associate Director
Faust (prod: Corsaro) Lyric Opera of Chicago 2009
Dialogues des Carmélites (prod: Carsen) Oviedo Opera, Spain 2008
Die Fledermaus (prod: Donnell) Lyric Opera of Chicago 2007
Aida (prod: N. Joel/M.Lata) Lyric Opera of Chicago 2004
Tosca (prod: J. Cox) Lyric Opera of Chicago 2003
Madama Butterfly (prod: Prince/V.Liotta) Lyric Opera of Chicago 2003
Porgy and Bess (with C. Parker Robinson) Opera Colorado 1999
Porgy and Bess (prod: B. Lee) Deutsche Oper am Rhein 1996
Hänsel und Gretel (prod: Frank Corsaro) The Juilliard School (televised on PBS), Opernhaus Zürich (DVD),
Canadian Opera Company, Houston Grand Opera
Porgy and Bess (prod: H. Clarke) Teatro alla Scala, Milan; L’Opéra Nationale de Paris;
Bunkamura Theatre Tokyo; Houston Grand Opera; L.A. Opera;
San Francisco Opera; Dallas Opera; Seattle Opera; San Diego Opera,
Minnesota Opera, Florida Grand Opera, Cleveland Opera, Portland Opera

Associate Director (selected)
Lyric Opera of Chicago
Iphigénie en Tauride, Dialogues des Carmélites (Carsen); Ring Cycle 2005;
Roméo et Juliette (Judge); A Wedding (Altman); Rigoletto (C. Alden);
Billy Budd (McVicar); Street Scene (Pountney); A View from the Bridge (Galati);
Regina (Newell); Parsifal, Der Fliegende Holländer (Lehnhoff); Thaïs (Cox);
The Queen of Spades (Vick); Partenope (Negrin); Susannah (Falls);
Houston Grand Opera
Street Scene (Zambello); Mefistofele (Carsen); Carmen (Warner); Lohengrin (Hendel);
The Outcast (Faison); Madama Butterfly (Prince/Liotta); A Desert of Roses (Dew/Perry);
Beauty and the Beast (Dew/Perry); Dracula Diary (Perry)

Artist Development and Academia
Ryan Opera Center (nee LOCAA) Directing and Coaching 1999-present
Elgin Opera Summer Institute Director, scenes program 2010
Baltimore Opera Studio Director of Artist Training Program 2000
DePaul University School of Music Guest Director, Guest Instructor 1999, 2008, 2010
Westminster Choir College Adjunct Faculty, Guest Director
Much Ado About Opera - Shakespearian Opera Scenes
Houston Opera Studio Directing and Coaching 1992-1995

Community Outreach
Baltimore Opera Company Director: Legend of Sleepy Hollow 2000
Baltimore Opera Company Director: The Three Little Pigs 2000
Opera Festival of New Jersey Director: Little Red Riding Hood 1998

  • AGMA, AAUP, AEA (US & Canada)
  • Bachelor of Arts, Directing cum laude: The Conservatory for Theatre Arts at Webster University; St. Louis, 1991.
  • Italian study: Centro Linguistico Sperimentale di Firenze, Inlingua
  • German study: Inlingua; German Society of Pennsylvania
  • French study: University of Chicago
  • Internships: Actors Theatre of Louisville, Houston Grand Opera.

  • References
    Available upon request.

    ©2011 Amy Hutchison