Director

Artistic Director
Great River Shakespeare Festival

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Claire Rutter as Minnie and Greer Grimsley as Jack Rance in the Minnesota Opera production of La fanciulla del West
Claire Rutter as Minnie and Greer Grimsley as Jack Rance in the Minnesota Opera production of La fanciulla del West.

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Johnny Baseball at Park Square Theater

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Lucia (Lyubov Petrova) and Enrico (Weston Hurt). Photo by Mark Matson for ALO.

“…the audience was in heaven.  From the conversations I overheard during intermissions, they were clearly loving it.  At the final curtain drop, they gave the most enthused and prolonged standing ovation I have seen in my 3 years in attendance at the Long Center.  It was much deserved.”

-Pat Dixon for the Austin Post
More photos and videos

Turn of the Screw 6


Lucia di Lammermoor - Pittsburgh Opera

Pittsburgh Opera’s ‘Lucia’ is riveting production

“…The opera is famous for Lucia’s mad scene in the last act, but Pittsburgh Opera’s production directed by Doug Scholz-Carlson built to that climax with commitment from first note to last…” (Read the full review)

See photos on
Pittsburgh Opera’s Facebook Page

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Brundibar-Palm Beach OperaBrundibar

“The History teacher was moved to tears throughout the play. She said that the play was the most outstanding performance and important performance that she had ever taken the children to at the KravisHer only regret is that she had not closed middle school and taken them all.”   -Lucy Dwyer, Principal, Palm Beach Area Schools

Brundibar - Opera Theater of St. LouisSt. Louis Post Dispatch

“Hans Krasa’s “Brundibar is a sweet, charming opera for children, a simple tale of good overcoming evil. In Opera Theatre of St. Louis’ intense new production, performed Wednesday at the Touhill Performing Arts Center, it becomes much more….”


Macbeth - Great River Shakespeare Festival

Click to see photos at
Great River Shakespeare Festival on Flickr.

The Sorcerer – Gilbert and Sullivan Very Light Opera Company

The SorcererLight opera company conjures up frolicsome, frivolous fun
“Director Doug Scholz-Carlson and a cast of dozens fill the show with clever comic staging ideas, helping make the production a smile inducing delight…”
St. Paul Pioneer Press

See more photos at Gilbert and Sullivan Very Light Opera Company’s site

Other Productions:

The Rape of Lucretia - MInnesota Opera Resident Artist Program
The Rape of Lucretia – MInnesota Opera Resident Artist Program

Madison Opera

The Tender Land

The Great River Shakespeare Festival (Apprentice Company)

Cymbeline
As You Like It

Minnesota Opera (Resident Artist Program)

The Rape of Lucretia

New Breath Productions

Rags

Cymbelie - Great River Shakespeare Festival
Cymbelie – Great River Shakespeare Festival

Theater 3 (touring, Port Jefferson, NY)

A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Romeo and Juliet

Hamlet

Minnesota Shakespeare Festival at Grand Marais

Hamlet
Pericles, Prince of Tyre

Macbeth

Also Company Co-Founder and Artistic Director

Minnesota Shakespeare Project

Hamlet

Also Company Co-Founder and Artistic Director

The Tender Land - Madison Opera
The Tender Land – Madison Opera

St. Paul Chamber Orchestra (Education programs)

Bastienne and Bastienna

Institute of Vocal Artistry, Minneapolis

Hansel and Gretel

Minnesota Orchestra and the Minnesota Opera

Scenes from La Boheme

Minnesota Opera Resident Artist Program

An Evening of Scenes

Northfield Arts Guild

Much Ado About Nothing
Twelfth Night

Seattle Police Department

Lily Loves Charlie, OK?

Lake Country School

Mid-West Side Story (An original Moliere adaptation)

Northfield Youth Choirs

H.M.S. Pinafore
The Mikado

Assistant Director 

Minnesota Opera

The Grapes of Wrath (World Premier) Eric Simonson
Carmen
(David Roth org. Keith Warner)
Lucia di Lammermoor (James Robinson)
The Magic Flute
(Michael Cavanaugh)               
Carmina Burana/Pagliacci
(Christopher Mataliano)
Don Carlos
(Tim Albery)               
The Barber of Seville
(Chuck Hudson)
La Boheme
(David Roth)               
Der Rosenkavalier
(Sandra Bernhardt)
The Handmaid’s Tale (
American Premier) (Eric Simonson)
Street Scene (Michael Erlich)

Utah Opera & Symphony

The Grapes of Wrath (Eric Simonson)

Pittsburgh Opera

The Grapes of Wrath (Eric Simonson)
Lucia di Lammermoor
(James Robinson)

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