American director Ted Huffman studied Humanities at Yale University and is a graduate of San Francisco's Merola Program. He returns to ETO for Cavalli’s Jason after directing last fall’s The Lighthouse. Recent credits include Aldeburgh Music, ROH, Festival d’Aix-en-Provence, LPO, Central City Opera, and New York City Opera. This season he makes new productions for La Monnaie, Skylight Music Theater, Yale Opera and Cincinnati Opera. Ted's productions have been nominated for an RPS Music Award and a “Best Opera Direction” award in Opernwelt, and he is the recipient of a Jerwood Opera Writing Fellowship from Aldeburgh Music.