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Philip Shneidman Bio


Philip Shneidman (director) founded the Little Opera Theatre of NY.  Recent productions including an original adaptation of Chevalier de Saint-Georges L’amant anonyme, Carlisle Floyd’s Slow Dusk & Markheim, and Gioachino Rossini's Opportunity Makes the Thief. Previous seasons include Gluck’s The Reformed Drunkard; an evening of two one-act operas by Gustav Holst entitled Travelers; the New York stage premiere of Mozart’s Mitridate, re di Ponto; and a world premiere by Inessa Zaretsky Man in a Black Coat. Shneidman has directed Eugene Onegin and Dialogues of the Carmelites at The Mannes College of Music. His theater directing credits include: A Drowned Girl [1919] (HERE); Fully Committed (Adirondack Theatre Festival) Romeo & Juliet (Queens Theatre in the Park). On Broadway and at Lincoln Center Theater he has served as the Assistant Director on The Full Monty, A Delicate Balance, The Heiress, and Pride’s Crossing. Stage Management highlights: Albert Herring (Aldeburgh Festival); The Marriage of Figaro (Aspen Music Festival).