AZO Cast Members & Creatives
Known for his innovative and thoughtful productions, Joshua Borths previously served as the Resident Stage Director and Director of Education and Community Engagement at Arizona Opera where he has directed productions of Il babiere di Siviglia, Florencia en el Amazonas, Rusalka, and the Sapphire Celebration featuring Frederica von Stade. Borths is also on the directing staff of Des Moines Metro Opera where he works with the Apprentice Artist program in addition to the mainstage season. Recently, Borths served as a Visiting Assistant Professor of Music at SUNY-Potsdam, directing Mozart’s The Magic Flute and at the University of Maryland where he directed a production of La clemenza di Tito. Additionally, Borths has directed new productions for Opera Memphis, Seagle Music Colony, and the Crested Butte Music Festival, among others, and has assistant directed productions for Des Moines Metro Opera, Arizona Opera, Michigan Opera Theatre, and Wolf Trap Opera Company. Borths is a proud alumnus of the University of Michigan and Florida State University.