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Elena Araoz

Elena Araoz
Associate Director


Elena Araoz makes her company debut in Mozart’s Cosí fan tutte. Earlier this season, she directed The Power, the first English play commercially produced in Beijing, China. In Providence, Rode Island, she directed her own adaptation of Christopher Logue’s War Music, which tours New England and to Chicago in 2006. Other directing credits include Verdi’s Falstaff at BAM, Cosí fan tutte with the Brooklyn Philharmonic, Titus Andronicus at Austin Shakespeare Festival and numerous regional productions. Araoz’s work with director Jonathan Miller includes Cosí fan tutte for Mostly Mozart and BAM, King Lear at Lincoln Center and Bach’s St. Matthew Passion at BAM in the spring of 2006. After that, Araoz directs her adaptation of Goethe’s Faust in Providence, Rhode Island. Araoz holds her MFA from the University of Texas at Austin and is a Drama League Directing Fellow.

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