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opera and drama stage director

Barbara Jean Wertz, American opera and drama stage director.

Background

Wertz, Barbara Jean was born on June 4, 1946 in Trenton, Michigan, United States. Daughter of Alfred Morris and Lunetta Bertha (Fox) Wertz.

Education

Master of Fine Arts, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, 1975.

Career

Assistant to director, Cleveland Institute of Music Opera Theatre, 1970-1971;production coordinator, Philadelphia Musical Academy (now part of University of the Arts), 1971-1975;artistic director, Opera-Go-Round, Ellsworth, Maine., 1976-1977;freelance stage director, Trenton, since 1978.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Stage director (opera productions) La Boheme, 1978, Lucia di Lammermoor, 1980, Le Nozze di Figaro, 1985, Faust, 1991, (drama) King Lear, 1994, Bell Book & Candle, 1995, Othello, Arsenic & Old Lace, 1996.

Connections

father:
Alfred Morris Wertz

mother:
Lunetta Bertha (Fox) Wertz