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Harry Silverstein

Courses Taught
Advanced Acting
Advanced Techniques of the Musical Stage

Harry Silverstein has been the Director of DePaul Opera Theatre since 1990 and instructs singers in performance techniques. Mr. Silverstein has professionally directed over 90 productions of 40 operas on 4 continents, including such theaters as Lyric Opera of Chicago, San Francisco Opera, English National Opera, and companies in Germany, The Netherlands, Australia, and Brazil, as well as American companies in New York, Dallas, Houston, and Seattle. Mr. Silverstein has staged contemporary works including premieres of works by Philip Glass as well as works from the standard operatic repertory. Recent projects include a new production of MAGIC FLUTE for San Francisco Opera with visual artist Jun Kaneko, which was recorded for video release and was the of subject a book now in its second printing, and RIGOLETTO which opened this season for San Francisco Opera and was simulcast to an audience of 30,000 at AT&T baseball park in San Francisco. Upcoming projects include MAGIC FLUTE for Washington National Opera and COSI FAN TUTTE for Houston Grand Opera.