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Louisa Proske Biography

 
Birth Place:
New York
Bio:
Louisa Proske brings her talent for creating vivid theatrical worlds, her raw passion and her attention to detail to her productions in opera, classical theatre, and contemporary drama. She is the proud Founding Co-Artistic Director of Heartbeat Opera. Her work has received raves in The New York ... (read complete bio)
 

Birth Place: New York

Bio:
Louisa Proske brings her talent for creating vivid theatrical worlds, her raw passion and her attention to detail to her productions in opera, classical theatre, and contemporary drama. She is the proud Founding Co-Artistic Director of Heartbeat Opera. Her work has received raves in The New York ... (read complete bio)

Louisa Proske brings her talent for creating vivid theatrical worlds, her raw passion and her attention to detail to her productions in opera, classical theatre, and contemporary drama. She is the proud Founding Co-Artistic Director of Heartbeat Opera. Her work has received raves in The New York Times, The New Yorker, The Wall Street Journal, Opera News, and other publications. Opera productions include Agrippina (Lincoln Center debut/ Juilliard), Così fan tutte (LoftOpera), Carmen, Lucia di Lammermoor, Daphnis & Chloé (Heartbeat Opera), Falstaff (Dell’Arte Opera), Gianni Schicchi, Riders to the Sea, La Voix Humaine (Yale Opera); Invisible Cities (world premiere, Italian Academy New York). Theatre includes peerless (nominated for a Berkshire Theatre Award for Outstanding Direction), Gaslight, This and Engagements (all Barrington Stage Company), One Day When We Were Young (Assembly, Edinburgh), ‘Tis Pity She’s A Whore (The Tank), Cymbeline and As You Like It (Yale Drama), and Macbeth (European tour).
Louisa is an alumna of the Drama League Director’s Project. She holds an MFA in Directing from Yale School of Drama, and she is on faculty at Maggie Flanigan Studio teaching Shakespeare Acting and Script Analysis. More info: www.louisaproske.com
Upcoming: La Bohème (Pittsburgh Festival Opera), The White Devil (Red Bull Theater)