Sarah Meyers

Sarah Meyers (she/her) is a stage director with extensive experience in both traditional and unusual performance venues. She has been a regular member of the directing staff at the Metropolitan Opera for over a decade in addition to directing at regional companies including San Francisco Opera, Washington National Opera, and New Orleans Opera among others. Recent engagements include L’Elisir D’Amore for Curtis Opera Theatre, Tosca at Chautauqua Opera, and Tom Cipullo’s Glory Denied for the Bekshire Opera Festival. She has directed multiple site-specific and immersive productions, including two in collaboration with On Site Opera: The Tell-Tale Heart and Dramatic Sketches from Frankenstein, which was declared one of WQXR’s standout performances of 2018.  She is an enthusiastic advocate of contemporary opera, most recently directing the World Premiere production of Gregg Kallor’s Frankenstein at Arizona Opera, to wide acclaim. She has coached and taught for a wide variety of institutions, including Boston University’s Tanglewood Institute, Juilliard Opera, Aspen Opera Theater Center, the Crested Butte Music Festival and Columbia University. She is also the author of a new translation and adaptation of Die Fledermaus, most recently performed by MassOpera. ARTSFUSE described the translation as “a major feat… blow[s] the dust off a creaky antique.”  She holds a PhD in the Theatre from Columbia University and is proud to be assuming the position of Artistic Director with On Site Opera in 2024.

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