Acclaimed director Nina Brazier is establishing herself as a leader in her field, described as a 'skilful director' by Opera Magazine, 'ingenious' by The Stage and with 'genuine music theatre sensibility' by Opera Now.
Nina's upcoming productions include the revival of Ariadne auf Naxos at Oper Frankfurt, East West Street at Theâtre national de la Colline in Paris and BOZAR in Brussels, and the revival of her Ryedale Festival Così fan Tutte at the Chiltern Arts Festival. She has joined the staff at Oper Frankfurt for seasons 2018-20 where she will direct the revivals of Claus Guth’s Die lustige Witwe, and Harry's Kupfer's La Damnation de Faust among other productions.
Nina received first-class training at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London, Exeter University, The Royal Court/Channel 4 Directors Scheme, The Operating Table course at the Royal Opera House, and has taken part in the Opera Europa Opera Management Course. Her productions include the world premiere of Dear Marie Stopes developed at The Barbican and performed at The Wellcome Collection in London, Così fan Tutte for Ryedale Festival Opera, the world premiere of Swan's Inlet at the Center for Contemporary Opera in New York, an ongoing world tour of Philippe Sands' East West Street, The Winter's Tale with The Hermes Experiment developed at Aldeburgh Music and performed at Tête à Tête: The Opera Festival, the world premiere of Shahrazad at Leighton House Museum, If This is a Man at the Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre, Debussy & His Muse at Buxton Festival and productions for Ryedale, Montauban, Lammermuir, Tête à Tête and Stockholm Interplay Festivals. Her Ryedale Festival production of The Magic Flute, and her double bill of Spilt Milk & Trouble in Tahiti at the Arcola Theatre were both Time Out Critic's Choice. She has acted as a visiting director at the Royal College of Music, the Italian Opera Summer School, Guildhall School of Music & Drama and Birkbeck University.