ERIC GIBSON is a stage director based in Lubbock, TX whose extensive experience directing opera and musical theatre keeps him in great demand. For five years he was Director of Lyric Theater at Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff staging original productions of The Light in the Piazza, Kiss me, Kate!, Dido & Aeneas, Suor Angelica, Gianni Schicchi, and The Magic Flute.
Recent career highlights include original productions of The Mikado and HMS Pinafore for Union Avenue Opera, Barber of Seville for Opera Tampa and Mobile Opera, making a debut for Winter Opera in St. Louis, and remaining a regular at Fargo-Moorhead Opera, staging Die Fledermaus, The Pirates of Penzance, Madama Butterfly, Hansel & Gretel, and returning in March of 2021 for Barber of Seville.
For a dozen seasons at LOOK Musical Theatre he directed over forty original productions including Die Fledermaus, The Merry Widow, My Fair Lady, Candide, Evita, Gypsy, Hello, Dolly! and nearly all of the Gilbert & Sullivan operettas.
Recently Gibson debuted with Varna International in Bulgaria staging Così fan tutte. Upcoming projects include teaching acting and directing scenes for IPAI in Kiefersfelden, Germany plus staging Dialogues of the Carmelites for Texas Tech University and The Pirates of Penzance for Sugar Creek Opera.
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AWARD WINNING OPERA
THE MAGIC FLUTE
The Magic Flute - NAU - 2018
National Opera Association First Prize Winner in Opera Production Competition
Flagstaff Arts Council Viola Award
Winner for Best Artistic Performance