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John Conklin

John Conklin
Adjunct Teacher

Courses

Opera: Contexts and Cultures
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Education

B.A., M.F.A., Yale

Biography

In New York City, has designed for the Metropolitan Opera; the New York City Opera; the New York Shakespeare Festival; Broadway and off-Broadway productions.

Has designed for other U.S. opera companies, including the San Francisco Opera and the Chicago Lyric Opera; Glimmerglass Opera; Opera Theatre of St. Louis; Santa Fe Opera; Seattle Opera; and the opera companies of Houston, Dallas, San Diego, Washington, and Boston.

In Europe: the English National Opera; the Royal Opera, Stockholm; the Bastille Opera, Paris; and the opera companies of Munich, Amsterdam, and Bologna.

Regional theatres include the American Repertory Theatre, the Goodman Theatre (Chicago), the Long Wharf Theatre, Hartford Stage, Arena Stage, the Guthrie Theatre, Center Stage (Baltimore), and Actors Theatre of Louisville.

He was the Associate Artistic Director at Glimmerglass Opera and serves as Artistic Advisor at Boston Lyric Opera.

He has received an RB Tobin award from Theater Development Fund and in 2011 was the recipient of one of the National Endowment for the Arts Opera Honors.