Boyd Ostroff, director of design and technology at the Opera Company of Philadelphia, makes his Seattle Opera debut with Bizet’s Pearl Fishers. He has designed scenery and lighting for 18 operas in Philadelphia, including Puccini’s Madama Butterfly, Bohème, and Tosca; Mozart’s Magic Flute and Marriage of Figaro,; Offenbach’s Tales of Hofmann and Perichole; Richard Strauss’s Salome; Massenet’s Werther; and Johann Strauss Jr.’s Fledermaus. His sets have appeared in over 95 productions by opera companies across North America, including Miami, Nashville, Cincinnati, Detroit, Montreal, Honolulu, Orlando, Baltimore, Pittsburgh, Vancouver, Phoenix, and Atlanta. He has previously served as the technical director for Syracuse Opera, Indianapolis Opera, and Department of Theatre at SUNY-Oswego. In 2003, he designed scenery for the Emmy Awardwinning PBS special Denyce Graves: Breaking the Rules. Recent credits include video/production design for Wagner’s Walküre at Teatro Colon in Buenos Aires and scenery/lighting for The Pearl Fishers at Indianapolis Opera.