Brenda Huggins

Assistant Director

Related Productions


Brenda L Huggins is a stage director, dramaturg and multidisciplinary artist working in opera and puppetry based in NYC. As the resident stage director with Opera del West in the Boston area from 2014-2017, Brenda created intimate productions of classical and contemporary opera works including The Clever Artifice of Harriet and Margaret (2019), Le Portrait de Manon (2017), Signor Deluso (2017), Don Pasquale (2016), Le nozze di Figaro (2015), and The Seagull (2014). Her dramaturgy work includes the first workshop of Ghost Variations with OperaRox (2018) at the National Opera Center, and the New England Russian Theater Festival at the Boston Playwright’s Theatre (2010). Original puppetry works include Beautiful Nightmare at the National Puppetry Festival: Fringe in Swarthmore, PA (2013) and a commissioned by Juventas New Music Ensemble for Karlheinz Stockhausen’s Nasenflügeltanz (2015) at the A.R.T.’s Club Oberon in Cambridge, MA. Brenda holds an M.A. in Theater Education from Emerson College and is the Learning and Leadership Manager at OPERA America in Manhattan.