- Director Cynthia stokes will direct and Scenic Designer Liliana Duque Piñeiro will design Dido and Aeneas for the Opera Piccola San Antonio
- Stage Director David Carl Toulson will direct Approaching Ali for the North Carolina Opera.
- Lighting Designer Jeff Bruckerhoff will design Swan Lake for the Suzanne Farrell Ballet.
- Stage Director Dan Rigazzi will direct The Magic Flute for The Arizona Opera.
- Lighting Designer Joan Sullivan-Genthe will design The Flying Dutchman for the Washington National Opera.
- Scenic Designer Alan E Muraoka will design Therese Raquin for Long Beach Opera and Chicago Opera Theater.