Katherine M. Carter

Katherine M. Carter (she/her) is a stage director of theatre & opera. Based in New York City, Katherine travels around the world, bringing a consent and community-based approach to her work.  From generative play and musical development to large scale opera, Katherine’s expertise in various mediums provides a unique lens for guiding productions. Previous engagements include: Ryan Opera Center at Lyric Opera of Chicago, The Juilliard School, The Alley Theatre, Houston Grand Opera, Canadian Opera Company, Manhattan School of Music, Sarasota Opera, Mannes Opera at the New School, The Rose Theatre, Santa Fe Opera, On Site Opera, Carnegie Mellon University, Rice University Opera, Parallel 45 Theatre. Fellowships include: New Georges, The Drama League, Wolf Trap Opera, and Playwrights Horizons.

Katherine is a certified Intimacy Director for theatre and opera, trained by IDC Professionals. This past season her work as an ID was seen at the Metropolitan Opera on the revival of Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk, and the new productions of Champion and Don Giovanni.  Upcoming, Katherine will create the intimacy for a new production of Carmen, opening New Year’s Eve 2024.

Katherine’s upcoming season includes revival directing Puccini’s La Boheme at the Canadian Opera Company, Rogers & Hammerstein’s Carousel with Intermountain Opera; Gounod’s Roméo et Juliette with Indiana University; and Puccini’s La Rondine with Manhattan School of Music. For more information visit www.KatherineMCarter.com

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