Theatre & Opera
Frank Kuhn has directed plays, musicals, and operas
for theatre and opera companies throughout the country.
His work has received popular and critical acclaim,
including favorable reviews in the New York Times and
Opera News, and a "Best Director" designation in the
statewide Ovation Awards from the Denver Post. He
has also served as artistic director of Allegheny
Highlands Regional Theatre and producing director of
Gretna Theatre, and worked as a guest director for
universities and conservatories.
In an earlier career, Frank stage managed regionally and on Broadway, working with
directors and producers Harold Prince,, Alexander Cohen, Nagle Jackson, and Liviu
Ciulei, among others. Frank received his MFA in Directing from Southern Methodist
University, where he studied with renowned directing teacher Burnett Hobgood. He
has published analysis and commentary on the works of Shakespeare and Tennessee
Williams. An acting coach for actors and singers, he has also taught and served as
chair of theatre at the University of Southern Mississippi and SUNY Brockport.