Winner of the Adelaide Bishop Award and the OPERA America Director-Designer Showcase, Stephanie Havey has staged productions for Seattle Opera, Opera de Montreal, The Philadelphia Orchestra, Hawai’i Opera Theatre, Michigan Opera Theatre, Atlanta Opera, Opera Omaha, New York City Opera, and others. Her new productions have been featured at Boston Lyric Opera, Pittsburgh Opera, Tulsa Opera, Charlottesville Opera, Lyrique-en-mer Festival International de Belle-Ile, Curtis Institute of Music, Manhattan School of Music, and Carnegie Mellon University. She has also been a member of the staging staff at San Francisco Opera, Houston Grand Opera, and The Santa Fe Opera.
Ms. Havey is sought after as a collaborator for the development of new opera, staging new works with Opera Philadelphia for their Double Exposure event, OPERA America’s New Works Forum, and is in her fourth season of developing new works as the Resident Stage Director for North American New Opera Workshop.
Upcoming engagements include Opera de Montreal, Arizona Opera, Madison Opera, Atlanta Opera, Utah Opera, Dallas Opera, Pittsburgh Opera, Charlottesville Opera, and Finger Lakes Opera.
During her two seasons as the first Resident Artist Stage Director for the Pittsburgh Opera, she received rave reviews for her new production of Il matrimonio segreto and directed numerous productions and a staged recital series in the Opera Studio.
Ms. Havey is the Director of the Tomita Young Artist Program at Finger Lakes Opera and the Artistic Director of the Oberlin Conservatory Summer Opera Intensive. Her extensive work with Young Artist training programs includes the OPERA America Career Blueprints Program, Curtis Institute of Music, Oberlin Conservatory of Music, Mannes School of Music at The New School, Manhattan School of Music, Carnegie Mellon University, NYU Tisch School of the Arts, Central City Opera, Tulsa Opera, Opera North, University of Delaware, and the Florida State Opera.