S T E P H E N   B A R L O W



Stephen Barlow is an Australian, London based opera & musical theatre director.

He has staged productions for many of the world's leading opera companies including:

The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden

The Metropolitan Opera, New York

Glyndebourne Festival Opera

Danish National Opera

San Francisco Opera

Chicago Lyric Opera

The Santa Fe Opera

Opéra Monte Carlo

Scottish Opera

Théâtre du Capitole, Toulouse

Opera Theatre of Saint Louis

Central City Opera, Colorado

Estonian National Opera

Bucharest National Opera

Bucharest National Opereta

Opera Holland Park (UK)

Grange Festival (UK)

Wexford Festival Opera

Singapore Lyric Opera

Mid Wales Opera

and also directed for leading opera & musical theatre academies in London, the UK & abroad:

Guildhall School of Music and Drama 

Royal Academy of Music 

Royal College of Music 

Royal Northern College of Music

British Youth Opera

Guildford School of Acting (GSA), University of Surrey

London Academy of Music & Dramatic Arts (LAMDA)

Arts Educational Schools

Mountview Theatre Academy

London School of Musical Theatre 

Academy of Performing Arts (APA), Hong Kong

Queensland Conservatorium of Music, Griffith University, Australia

Recent, current and future projects include directing new productions of:


La Cenerentola - Grange Festival, UK 

The Cunning Little Vixen - Opera Holland Park, London 

L'heure espagnole/Gianni Schicchi - Royal Academy of Music, London

Hänsel und Gretel - Royal College of Music, London

The Barber of Seville - Santa Fe Opera, USA

 Die Fledermaus - Royal Northern College of Music, UK