DASH WATERBURY (The Two Noble Kinsmen) Dash received a graduate degree in vocal performance from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music and a second graduate degree in opera directing from Florida State University.
Directing credits include Sondheim’s A Little Night Music, Shrek: the Musical for the Cascade Theater in California, and sketches for a sight-specific production of Shakespeare’s Hamlet (co-directed). Professional directing credits in opera include Dominick Argento’s Postcard from Morocco and Handel’s Apollo e Dafne for Florida State University, Mark Adamo’s Little Women and Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte for Opera in the Heights, Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas for Chicago Summer Opera, Handel’s Oreste in its Southwest and Texas premiere at Baylor University, and the world premiere of Lolly Willowes, a chamber opera by Michael Alec Rose, at the MATCH in Houston.
Dash holds a fellowship with Wolf Trap Opera and has assisted at Opera North. In 2018, he served as the interim Director of Opera for Baylor University. Dash has also written multiple shows of his own. Most recently, he wrote and directed Over There: The Great War, a musical review show retelling and commemorating America’s involvement in World War 1.