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Leah Hausman

movement director/choreographer

About this Artist

Leah Hausman has worked as a choreographer, movement director, associate director, and co-director on both sides of the Atlantic. She trained in dance and drama in New York City, and at the École Jacques Lecoq in Paris. Leah has worked extensively with directors such as Terry Gilliam, Sir David McVicar, Simon McBurney, Moshe Leiser, and Patrice Caurier, among others.

Most recent work includes Death in Venice for the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden; The Rakes Progress for Festival d’Aix-en-Provence, Dutch National Opera, and Moscow Stanislavsky Theater; Les Troyens for ROH, La Scala, San Francisco Opera, and Wiener Staatsoper; Benvenuto Cellini for Opéra National de Paris, ENO, DNO, Gran Teatre del Liceu, Barcelona, and Rome Opera; L’Elisir d’Amore, Gianni Schicchi, and La Bohème for Glyndebourne Op- era; Norma, Tosca, Roberto Devereux, Maria Stuarda, Il Trovatore for the Metropolitan Opera; and The Damnation of Faust for ENO, De Vlaamse Opera, Teatro Massimo, Palermo, and Staatsoper Berlin.

Theater work includes Fortune’s Fool for the Old Vic London; Romeo and Juliet, Twelfth Night, Pedro the Magnificent, and As You Like It for the RSC; The Game of Love and Chance for the National Theatre; Twelfth Night for the Goodman Theatre, Chicago; The Lamentations of Thel and The Phantom Violin for Theatre de Complicité; and Operatunity and Howard Goodall’s Great Dates for Channel 4 TV.

Upcoming productions include Roberto Devereux for Théâtre des Champs Élysées, Pelleas and Melisande for Los Angeles Opera, and Wozzeck for the Festival d’Aix-en-Provence.