Kathleen StakenasKathleen Stakenas’ recent credits include directing a revival production of Manon in Sweden with Malmö Opera; staging two new works by James Barry, Sucker and Smashed; The Carrie Nation Story in association with Opera on Tap and the American Opera Projects; and directing Slow Dusk with Florida State Opera. Among other companies she collaborated as an Assistant Stage Director and Stage Manager with Opera Theatre of Saint Louis, Florida Grand Opera, Boston Lyric Opera, Opera Colorado, Utah Opera, Pittsburgh Opera and the Beijing Music Festival. She has a MM in Opera Production with a directing emphasis from Florida State University