Stephen Barlow

Stephen was born in Melbourne, Australia. He was educated at Melbourne Grammar School and studied Music and Drama at Melbourne University before moving permanently to London. He began his directing career with apprenticeships at both Covent Garden and Glyndebourne Opera as an assistant/associate director on over 30 productions.

2018

FLIGHT
Scottish Opera

2017

LA RONDINE
Griffith University, Queensland Conservatorium
PUCCINI’S SUOR ANGLICA AND GIANNI SCHICCHI
Honk Kong Academy for Performing Arts
COSI FAN TUTTE
Central City Opera

2016

MADAMA BUTTERFLY
Den Jyske Opera
LA BOHÈME
Opera Holland Park
WOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN
LAMDA

2015

I LOVE YOU, YOU’RE PERFECT, NOW CHANGE
LAMDA
FLIGHT
Opera Holland Park
THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA
Bucharest National Opera
LE DONNE CURIOSE
Guildhall

2014

RIGOLETTO
Bucharest National Opera
LA FANCIULLA DEL WEST
Opera Holland Park

2013

L’ENFANT PRODIGUE/FRANCESCA DI FOIX
Guildhall/Barbican
CAVALLERIA RUSTICANA & I PAGLIACCI
Opera Holland Park
LA RONDINE
Covent Garden
LA RONDINE
Metropolitan Opera
RIGOLETTO
Chicago Lyric Opera

Previous Productions

TOSCA
Santa Fe Opera
CARMEN
Opera Theatre of Saint Louis
THE MAGIC FLUTE
Royal Academy of Music
LA COUR DE CÉLIMÈNE
Irish Times nomination
‘Best Opera Production’
Wexford Festival Opera
60th Anniversary Season
MADAM BUTTERFLY
Mid Wales Opera
LA NAVARRAISE/PORTRAIT DE MANON/
COMEDY ON THE BRIDGE
Guildhall/Barbican
LA TRAVIATA
Singapore Lyric Opera
DOVETALES
Glyndebourne Jerwood Studio
DON GIOVANNI
Opera Holland Park
DON PASQUALE
Opera Holland Park
HÄNSEL AND GRETEL
Opera Holland Park
ALFONSO AND ESTRELLA
UC Opera
FANTASTIC MR FOX
Opera Holland Park (European premiere)
LA BOHEME
British Youth Opera
DIALOGUES DES CARMÉLITES
Guildhall/Barbican
ELEGIES FOR ANGELS/
PUNKS AND RAGING QUEENS
Chelsea Theatre
TRIAL BY JURY
Bow Street Magistrates Court
JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR
Resident Director
Really Useful Group/UK Tour
ELEKTRA
Associate Director
Mariisnky Theatre, St Petersburg
MARGUERITE
Associate Director
Haymarket Theatre
SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN
Staff Director
Royal National Theatre
ANYTHING GOES
Staff Director
Royal National Theatre