Caroline Chaney

Staff Director Sweeney Todd

Previously for Welsh National Opera: As revival director: Carmen, Eugene Onegin, La bohème, Madam Butterfly, Manon Lescaut, The Magic Flute, The Marriage of Figaro, Turandot. Recent engagements: As revival director: The Magic Flute, Carmen. As Staff Director: Nabucco, Pelléas et Mélisande, Manon Lescaut. Born in Manchester, in her youth she trained in ballet. After a degree course in education she worked as an actor and puppeteer. In addition to her work at WNO, she has worked in stage management, company management (WNO and Glyndebourne Opera), and floor management for the BBC. Highlights with WNO include the Hong Kong Arts Festival and Savonlinna Opera Festival. As movement director, her credits include I pagliacci/Cavalleria rusticana (Scottish Opera-Go-Round), Facade (St Donat’s Arts Festival).