TitlesAssociate Director of Opera Studies
Nathan Troup joined Boston Conservatory in 2011 and is a stage director of opera theater and instructor of seminars in performance and audition techniques.
Recent highlights include La Traviata and Le Nozze di Figaro for The Boston Conservatory; new-works residency at Brandeis University with experimental opera company Guerilla Opera; touring production of Montsalvatge's El Gato con Botas in a co-production with The Boston Conservatory and OperaHub; a new production of Elena Langer's Four Sisters for Boston Opera Collaborative; and continued collaboration with live performance at Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Troup was named Emerging Artist Stage Director with Boston Lyric Opera for the 2015-16 season and joined the directing staff of the Santa Fe Opera in summer 2016.
Troup maintains a body of work that spans standard operatic repertoire, premieres of new works of music theater, and uniquely curated projects of multidisciplinary theatre. Recent engagements include musical assistant to choreographer Jessica Lang on her company's story ballet The Wanderer, set to Schubert's Die Schöne Müllerin at the NextWave Festival at the Brooklyn Academy of Music; The Song of the Mud: Music of World War I as part of an ongoing partnership with the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; and his recent productions of The Rape of Lucretia and the Boston premiere of Mohamed Fairouz's Sumeida's Song garnered recognition as Best of Boston 2014 by ArtsImpulse for direction, design, and overall production. Other recent and notable engagements include Guerrilla Opera, Emmanuel Music, The Glimmerglass Festival, Wolf Trap Opera, Fort Worth Opera, Boston Lyric Opera, the Castleton Festival, and Des Moines Metro Opera. Former faculty and guest artist faculty appintments include Boston University, New England Conservatory, Webster University, and Viterbo University as well as the directing staff of of the Apprentice Artist Program for Des Moines Metro Opera.