Faculty Profile:
Brian Deedrick

Faculty Positions:

Acting Teacher

Credits in this year's Festival:

2022 - Director: The Consul

Previous NUOVA Festival Credits:

2021 - Acting Teacher
2019 - Director: A Midsummer Night's Dream
2018 - Director:Into the Woods
- Director: The Cunning Little Vixen  
2016 - Director: The Gondoliers
                Acting Instructor
2015 - Director: Dead Man Walking 
2014 - Director: Candide
     Acting Instructor
2013 - Director: L'elisir d'amore
                Acting Instructor
2012 - Director: Alcina 
                Acting Instructor
2011 - Director: Le nozze di Figaro 
2007 - Director: Street Scene
2006 - Acting Instructor
2005 - Acting Instructor
2004 - Co-Director An Evening of One Acts, Co-director
                Acting Instructor
2003 - Acting Instructor
2002 - Dialogue Coach



Brian Deedrick returns to Opera NUOVA to direct The Consul. Previous shows include A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Sondheim’s Into the Woods, Janacek’s The Cunning Little Vixen, Gilbert & Sullivan’s Gondoliers, Heggie's Dead Man Walking, Bernstein's Candide, Donizetti's The Elixir of Love, Handel's Alcina, Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro and Kurt Weill’s Street Scene were such pleasures in previous NUOVA seasons that it is great to be working once again with the singers of tomorrow!  Recent productions include Le comte Ory for Edmonton Opera; Lucia di Lammermoor in Tennessee; Candide in Salt Lake City; La fille du régiment for Hawaii Opera Theatre; Tosca for The Rheinsberg Festival just outside of Berlin; Threepenny Opera for Studio Theatre; La Bohème in Winnipeg; Aïda in Toledo and Charlotte; Manon in Montreal; Don Giovanni for Toledo Opera; Die Fledermaus for Knoxville Opera; Eugene Onegin for Opera Carolina; Don Pasquale in Honolulu and Oh! Christmas Tree for Theatre of the New Heart right here in Edmonton.  Upcoming projects: Madama Butterfly in Knoxville, Carmen in Winnipeg, and Turandot in Grand Rapids, Michigan.  But before all of that, Brian heads back for a summer of tour guiding in Berlin.