After studying dance and dramatic art in New York and at the École Jacques Lecocq in Paris, Leah Hausman has pursued a career as a choreographer, movement instructor and associate director in both the United States and Europe. She has collaborated on numerous productions including The Rake’s Progress (Aix Festival, Amsterdam Opera), Benvenuto Cellini (London, Amsterdam, Barcelona, Rome), La Damnation de Faust (English National Opera, the Flanders Opera, Palermo’s Teatro Massimo, Berlin Staatsoper), Falstaff (Vienna Staatsoper), Giovanna d’Arco, Les Troyens (Milan’s La Scala), Les Troyens, Aida, Le nozze di Figaro, Elektra, Die Zauberflöte, Il Turco in Italia, Rigoletto (London’s Royal Opera House Covent Garden), L’elisir d’amore, La Bohème, Gianni Schicchi (Glyndebourne Festival), Madame Butterfly, Pelléas et Mélisande (Scottish Opera), Norma, Tosca, Roberto Devereux, Maria Stuarda, Il Trovatore (New York Metropolitan Opera), Billy Budd, Rusalka, Il Trovatore (Chicago Lyric Opera), Don Giovanni, Il Trovatore, Lohengrin, Les Troyens (San Francisco Opera), La Clemenza di Tito (London, Copenhagen, Bremen and Aix-en-Provence).
She has also worked on the stages of the Old Vic, the Royal Shakespeare Company, London’s National Theatre and Complicité Theatre Company and Chicago’s Goodman Theatre, as well as for the Channel 4 television network (Howard Goodall’s Great Dates). She has also worked as revival director on numerous opera productions in Rome, San Francisco, Oslo, Palermo and London (Royal Opera House and English National Opera).
Leah Hausman is making her Paris Opera debut