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Arizona Opera Cast Members & Creatives

Greg Hirsch

Resident Lighting Designer & Director of Production

Before coming to Arizona Opera, Greg’s multifaceted career has included nearly 400 productions divided between opera, theatre and television. Opera company production credits include: Director of Production at Palm Beach Opera, Portland Opera and San Diego Opera. Production Manager and technical director at Dallas Opera and Tulsa Opera.

As the Production Stage Manager of touring Broadway shows, he has worked with such luminaries as Ann-Margret, Raul Julia, John Cullum, Richard Kiley, Robert Goulet, Yul Brynner and Sammy Davis, Jr.

His lighting designs for opera and musical theatre include the Broadway revival and multiple National Tours of Man of La Mancha and Werther, at both San Diego Opera and Opera de Bellas Artes in Mexico City, La traviata at Pittsburgh Opera directed by Tito Capobianco, and multiple productions for Portland Opera, Florida Grand Opera, San Diego Opera and numerous Off-Broadway productions.

Greg has received an Emmy, two Drama-Logue awards, and the Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle for his lighting designs.