OMER BEN SEADIA
Omer Ben Seadia made her directorial debut at HGO with Tosca (2016) and worked as an assistant director for The House Without a Christmas Tree (2018), The Abduction from the Seraglio (2017), The Marriage of Figaro (2016), Faust (2016), and Madame Butterfly (2015). Recent productions include Carmen at Cincinnati Opera; Tosca at Florentine Opera; La tragedie de Carmen at Utah Opera; The Barber of Seville at Opera Colorado; Elektra at the Canadian Opera Company; Amahl and the Night Visitors with the Philadelphia Orchestra; Ariadne auf Naxos at Cincinnati Opera; Steal a Pencil for Me (world premiere) and Josephine & After Life at Opera Colorado; Idomeneo at Wolf Trap Opera; Yardbird at Atlanta Opera; Tosca at Hawaii Opera Theater; Faust at Tulsa Opera; La bohème, L’italiana in Algeri, and A Streetcar Named Desire at Opera Santa Barbara; The Golden Spike (dramaturg and director) at Utah Opera; and Considering Matthew Shepard with Cincinnati Opera. Upcoming engagements include The Merry Widow at Calgary Opera, Tosca at Utah Opera, and Thumbprint at Chautauqua Opera. Ben Seadia is also a prolific acting coach and has worked with countless young artists programs such as the HGO Studio, the HGO Young Artist Vocal Academy (YAVA), Santa Fe Opera, the Ryan Opera Center, the Merola Opera Program, the Aspen Music Festival and School, the International Vocal Arts Institute, and Dandelion Opera Institute.