June 16th, 2020 by admin
Eric Gibson is a stage director residing in Flagstaff, Arizona who feels equal comfort with opera and musical theatre, with a particular passion for educating young singers.
Gibson spent five years as Director of Lyric Theatre at Northern Arizona University where he staged productions of Signor Deluso, Il Campanello, Dido & Aeneas, Kiss Me, Kate, Trouble in Tahiti, The Pirates of Penzance, The Magic Flute, The Light in the Piazza, Suor Angelica and Gianni Schicchi. Prior to his time in Arizona, Gibson served as artistic director of LOOK Musical Theatre in Tulsa where he directed original productions of Guys and Dolls, Die Fledermaus, The Pirates of Penzance, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Candide, Into the Woods, My Fair Lady, and many more.
Professional engagements include Die Fledermaus, Madame Butterfly and The Pirates of Penzance for Fargo-Moorhead Opera, The Barber of Seville for Opera Tampa, Mobile Opera and Fargo, and L’Italiana in Algeri for Winter Opera. He spends his summers in Germany teaching acting. He is thrilled to be making his debut with Sugar Creek Opera!