Meredith Kitz | Director | Producer
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MEREDITH KITZ

The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in the mind at the same time, and still retain the ability to function.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald

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CV/TIMELINE

2018

Director – Suor Angelica (Puccini) – University of Cincinnati, College Conservatory of Music
Assistant DirectorAriodante (Handel) – University of Cincinnati, College Conservatory of Music
DirectorHow Beautiful They Were (Argento & Copeland) – Cincinnati Chamber Opera

2017

Assistant DirectorCandide (Bernstein) – University of Cincinnati, College Conservatory of Music
Artist Diploma Opera Stage Direction – University of Cincinnati, College Conservatory of Music
DirectorIl barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini) – Opera Grand Rapids

2016

Director Observership w/ Mariame ClémentThe Fairy Queen (Purcell) – Theater an der Wien
Assistant Director to Bernard UzanIl barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini) – Toledo Opera
Event Curator – The Vistula City Club – Confluence
Assistant Project ManagerPlexus; Concept 56 Detroit – Jägermeister Promotional Event, Detroit

2015

Assistant Stage ManagerHopscotch Red Route Ch. 17 – Industry LA, dir. Yuval Sharon
Associate Development Producer
BeeHolder Film Productions, LA, EP Steve Jones
Events Coverage
MsIntheBiz.com – Editor in Chief, Helenna Santos

2014

Associate ProducerUnemployed, Television Pilot – Director, Luke Wilson
Director/Event Curator – Londonderry Seasonal Dinner Series – Confluence LA
Acting Coach – Notre Dame Academy Speech & Drama Team – DTASC LA

2011-2012

Director/Event CuratorThe Seven Deadly Sins – Confluence LA
Gallery RepresentativeCitizen X Booth, Untitled Art Fair – Art Basel Miami
Director/Event CuratorTokyo Mississippi; Japo-Dixie Fusion – Confluence LA
Director/Event CuratorKeys, Strings, Delectable Things – Confluence LA

2009-2010

VideographerFour Women at the Edge of the Desert – Panoply Performance Lab, NYC
Videographer/Field RecorderWorkforce/Forced Work – Panoply Performance Lab, NYC

2008

Assistant DirectorVictims of Duty (Ionesco) – Cutting Ball Theater SF, dir. Rob Melrose
Assistant DirectorFreedomland (Freed) – AtmosTheater SF, dir. Karen Offereins
Sketch Development
Something with Genitals – San Francisco Stand-up Comedy Fest

2007

Development Associate – Randwell Productions – EP Randy Robinson, Sta. Monica
Theater Instructor – 4th Grade Class – Leonard Flynn Elementary, Richard Santos

2006

Director/ProducerDutchman (LeRoi Jones) – Rogue Ensemble Toledo
Director – Where the Cross is Made (Van de Vate) – World Opera Premiere, University of Michigan Productions

2005

BFA Performance – Directing Theater/Opera Concentration, University of Michigan
Assistant DirectorL’incoranazione di Poppea (Monteverdi) – U. of Michigan Productions, dir. Josh Major
DirectorDutchman (LeRoi Jones) – University of Michigan Student Productions
DirectorStye in the Eye (Durang) – University of Michigan Student Productions

2004

Assistant Stage ManagerHansel und Gretel (Humperdinck) – U. of Michigan Productions, dir. Josh Major
Assistant DirectorIn Arabia We’d All Be Kings (Guirgis) – U. of Michigan Productions, dir. John Neville Andrews
Director The Tempest – Toledo Repertoire Youth Theater
DirectorYou Can’t Take It With You – Notre Dame Academy

2003

Production AssistantIl Tritico/Suor Angelica (Puccini) – U. of Michigan Productions, dir. Josh Major
Assistant DirectorLast Night at Ballyhoo – Notre Dame Academy, dir. Anne Reid