Gregory Keller has directed acclaimed opera and theater productions across the United States. He recently completed his 26th season as a Guest Stage Director at the Metropolitan Opera, where he has staged successful revivals of La Fanciulla del West, Salome, Lulu, Wozzeck, Luisa Miller, Gianni Schicchi, Rigoletto, La Bohème, Die Zauberflöte, Le Nozze di Figaro, Don Giovanni, and La Donna del Lago.
His original opera productions include: Cosí fan tutte for Houston Grand Opera’s Studio Program. Il Turco in Italia and L’incoronazione di Poppea for Wolf Trap Opera. The Marriage of Figaro, Madama Butterfly, L’heure espagnole and The Old Maid and the Thief for Berkshire Opera. Salome and Susannah at Cedar Rapids Opera Theater. Les contes d’Hoffmann and Louisa Miller for Sarasota Opera. Peter Maxwell Davies’s Eight Songs for a Mad King, and Mahler’s Songs of a Wayfarer with Eos Orchestra in New York.
Greg’s extensive theater background informs the dynamic style in which he directs each one of his unique productions. His production of Mark Crispin Miller’s play, Patriot Act, enjoyed a sold-out run at New York Theater Workshop, was released on DVD, and broadcast nationwide on cable TV.
Mr. Keller has been a guest faculty member of the Houston Grand Opera Studio, and has taught master classes at Santa Fe Opera and the New England Conservatory of Music. A native of Los Angeles, he is an alumnus of Columbia College in New York City, and he lives on the Big Island of Hawai`i.