“Meltzer’s notably crisp direction ensures light-touch performances of welcome conviction throughout.”
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Based in London, Rebecca works as an Opera Director, Movement Director and Movement Teacher, her practice being inspired by her love of interdisciplinary performance, uniting her backgrounds in classical music, theatre and dance. She is a graduate of Durham University (BA Music), and the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama (MA Movement Directing & Teaching).
As a Director, Associate/Assistant Director and Movement Director she has worked with companies and institutions including the Royal Opera House, Garsington Opera, Scottish Opera, Opera Holland Park, English Touring Opera, Spoleto Festival USA, Theater St Gallen, Wexford Festival Opera, Bury Court Opera, Shadwell Opera, British Youth Opera, National Opera Studio at Welsh National Opera, Iford Arts, Dorset Opera Festival, The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, Blackheath Halls Opera, Tête à Tête Festival and Feral Productions.
Rebecca teaches Stagecraft at the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire at Undergraduate and Postgraduate level, and has works as a visiting Movement Teacher at The Royal Academy of Music, Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, British Youth Opera and The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama. Rebecca is an experienced workshop leader & facilitator, collaborating regularly with the Learning & Participation department at the Royal Opera House and English Touring Opera.
Rebecca is also a founding director of Waterperry Opera Festival, and now leads their acclaimed Young Artist Programme for emerging singers and directors. For WOF, Rebecca has directed productions of Svadba (Sokolović) Mansfield Park, Ariel (Dove) and Hansel and Gretel (Humperdinck).
Upcoming Projects 2023
Waterperry Opera Festival, The Snowman, December 2023