Michael Barry | Welsh National Opera

Michael Barry

Movement Director The Merchant of Venice

Previously for Welsh National Opera: Peter Pan.


Recent engagements: As Director and Choreographer: Albert Herring, Le nozze di Figaro, Fairy Queen, English Eccentrics, Psyche, The Cunning Little Vixen, Dido and Aeneas, Godspell, West Side Story, Jekyll and Hyde (Birmingham Conservatoire); Tosca, Carmen (CBSO); Sweeney Todd, L’infant et les sortilèges (RNCM); Noye’s Fludde, Tobias and the Angel, Savitri, The Wandering Scholar, Riders to the Sea (Buxton Festival); Cowardy Custard, Hot Mikado (Arden Drama School); Der Ring des Nibelungen (ROH); Notorious (Gothenburg); Great Gatsby (Dresden); Icarus (Montepulciano).

Forthcoming engagements: Otello (ROH).

Michael trained at Warwick University and Central School of Speech and Drama. His work as a director includes the premières of two plays by Michael Morpurgo, an award-winning one-man Hamlet (Edinburgh and Adelaide festivals) and La Voix humaine (Dijon).