Loren is pleased to make her directorial debut with White Snake Projects. She has received critical acclaim for recent productions of The Cunning Little Vixen (The Glimmerglass Festival), Daughter of the Regiment (The Atlanta Opera), Rigoletto and Die Fledermaus (Lyric Opera of Chicago), Carmen (Washington National Opera and Madison Opera), Die Fledermaus (San Francisco Opera), La Pietra del Paragone (Wolf Trap Opera), La bohème (The Glimmerglass Festival and Opera San Antonio), Il barbiere di Siviglia (Opera San Antonio), Manon Lescaut (Singapore Lyric Opera), and Manon (Teatro Colon). Other recent directing credits include four productions with New Orleans Opera Association: Lucia di Lammermoor, Die Fledermaus, Faust, and Turandot. Loren won the Gambit “Best of Opera Award” for two of those productions, Die Fledermaus and Faust. Her history with Houston Grand Opera includes choreographing Le Nozze di Figaro and Don Giovanni, directing Trial by Jury, and four world premieres with HGOco A Way Home, From My Mother’s Mother, Past the Checkpoints, River of Light. Upcoming directorial engagements include The Pearl Fishers (Houston Grand Opera), Lohengrin (Opera Southwest), Show Boat (The Glimmerglass Festival), Tosca (Opera San Antonio), and Madama Butterfly (Portland Opera). In addition to her directorial career, Loren has been recently appointed as Co-Advisor to Opera San Antonio.