George Cederquist

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George has directed new productions and opera scenes with Chicago Fringe Opera (where he is an ensemble member), North Park University, Wolf Trap Opera, Chautauqua Opera, Roosevelt University, the Bay View Music Festival, and Chicago Opera Vanguard.
George was the Resident Artist Stage Director at Pittsburgh Opera in 2014, the Apprentice Stage Director at the Merola Opera Program in 2013 and a winner of Opera America's Director-Designer competition.
George was one of ten Americans to receive the 2011-12 German Chancellor Fellowship from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation and the first Stage Director ever to win this prestigious award. During his fellowship in Germany, George served as a Regieassistent at the Staatstheater Darmstadt.
George's training includes an MFA in Directing from Northwestern University, a BA in Theatre Studies and English from Yale University, and a Directing Fellowship at Wolf Trap Opera.

Steep Productions

Bang The Drum Slowly
The Night Heron
Dealer’s Choice
Pvt. Wars