- Stage Director Keturah Stickann will direct Madama Butterfly at Opera Colorado.
- Scenic Designer Julia Noulin-Mérat will design La Traviata for Boston Lyric Opera.
- Stage Director Kathleen Belcher will direct the revival of Bartlett Sher's Il Barbiere di Siviglia for the Metropolitan Opera.
- Lighting Designer Jeff Bruckerhoff will design Swan Lake for the Suzanne Farrell Ballet.
- Stage Director Dan Rigazzi will direct The Beggar's Opera for Carnegie Mellon University.
- Stage Director Cynthia Stokes will return to Piedmont Opera to direct Madama Butterfly
- Scenic Designer Alan E Muraoka will design Carmen for California State University Northridge.