Victoria Newlyn

Director & Movement Director

Victoria Newlyn trained on the Acting course at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama.

She works in opera as a director & movement director, and also teaches movement and drama at the Royal Academy of Music and the Guildhall School, working with classical singers from undergraduate to Opera Course level.

Recent and future engagements include Boris Godunov (St Endellion Festival), The Firework-Maker’s Daughter (ROH Linbury) and Così fan tutte (West Green House Opera).

Choreography/movement direction includes Rigoletto (Bucharest National Opera), La traviata & Don Giovanni (Opera North), Die Walküre, The Rake’s Progress, Carmen and La Bohème (St Endellion Festival), La Wally and Un ballo in maschera (Opera Holland Park), Ariodante (Cambridge Handel Opera), The Little Green Swallow, Le nozze di Figaro and The Rape of Lucretia (British Youth Opera), Phaedra (Henze), Franscesca di foix, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Die lustigen Weiber von Windsor, and L’assedio di Calais (Guildhall School), and Le nozze di Figaro, The Rake’s Progress, Eugene Onegin, Mansfield Park, Die Zauberflöte, Die Dreigroschenoper, La Calisto and Rinaldo (Royal Academy Opera).

Direction includes Atalanta for Cambridge Handel Opera, and Die Fledermaus for Clonter Opera, and projects for Royal Academy Opera, Guildhall School, British Youth Opera and Internationale Meistersinger Akademie.

Victoria regularly collaborates with Iain Burnside, and has worked with him on Guns & Drums, A Soldier and A Maker (about Ivor Gurney) and Why Does The Queen Die? (about Schubert’s circle).

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