Leah Hausman

Leah Hausman made her San Francisco Opera debut in 2007 as the director and choreographer for Don Giovanni and returned to choreograph 2009’s Il Trovatore. As a choreographer and movement director, her operatic credits include Les Troyens, Aida, Le Nozze di Figaro, Elektra, Il Turco in Italia, Die Zauberflöte, and Rigoletto for the Royal Opera, Covent Garden; L’Elisir d’Amore, La Bohème, Giannia Schicci, and The Miserly Knight for the Glyndebourne Festival; La Damnation de Faust (movement and associate director), La Clemenza di Tito, Ariadne auf Naxos, and Jenůfa for English National Opera; Don Giovanni and A Midsummer Night’s Dream for La Monnaie, Brussels; Billy Budd for Lyric Opera of Chicago; and Il Trovatore for the Metropolitan Opera and Lyric Opera of Chicago. As a revival director, her most recent work includes La Damantion de Faust in Antwerp; Rigoletto, Aida, and Le Nozze di Figaro at Covent Garden; and Salome at English National Opera. Hausman’s theater credits include productions for London’s National Theatre, Royal Shakespeare Company, West End , and Theatre de Complicité as well as Chicago’s Goodman Theatre. Upcoming projects include Maria Stuarda at the Met and productions for English National Opera.