CARA CONSILVIO - APPRENTICE ARTIST
OPERA SARATOGA DEBUT SEASON: Assistant Director for The Long Walk
Cara Consilvio is currently a guest lecturer at the Boston University Opera Institute where she teaches acting for opera singers to undergraduate and graduate students. At Boston University, Consilvio serves as the stage director for the Fall and Spring semester scenes programs. Consilvio’s recent assistant director credits include American Opera Project’s As One (assisting Ken Cazan), Chautauqua Opera’s Madame Butterfly and The Ballad Of Baby Doe (assisting Jay Lesenger). Consilvio is a stage director and producer for opera, theater, film and interdisciplinary projects. She is the co-founder of Hup! productions and recently directed Aftermath for Hup!. As a film producer, Consilvio has produced NEA Opera Honors video tributes, NEA Jazz Masters videos, and the New Works Forum OPERA America videos. Her first narrative short producing project, Bowes Academy premiered in November 2014 at Berlin’s Interfilm International Film Festival.
Cara Consilvio's participation in the Young Artist Program at Opera Saratoga has been sponsored through the generous support of Martha Strohl.