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Nina Scott-Stoddart

“Performer, director, producer and educator Nina Scott-Stoddart is a passionate advocate for making performance accessible to people of all ages and backgrounds. Originally from Toronto, Nina moved to Lunenburg, NS in 2002. In Toronto Nina co- founded Opera Anonymous, which produced over 20 well-reviewed works in its eight year history.
“Since relocating to Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, in 2002, Nina founded Maritime Concert Opera, which is enjoying a successful eleventh season with over 21 productions to date. Nina directed opera for a number of groups in Toronto, and since moving to NS has worked for Opera Nova Scotia, Dalhousie Opera Workshop, Acadia University’s Singing Theatre Production Ensemble and DGM Productions version of RENT.

In 2005 she founded Halifax Summer Opera Workshop, and has stage directed HSOF’s productions of Cosi fan tutte, Don Giovanni, Handel’s Giulio Cesare and Menotti’s The Consul, Floyd’s Susannah, Offenbach’s Les contes d’Hoffmann and Orpheus in the Underworld, Britten’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Sondheim’s A Little Night Music as well as overseeing all production details for all shows for the first seven years. For MCO Nina has directed Amahl and the Night Visitors, and for the Yorkshire Opera Workshop she has directed Dido and Aeneas and Gilbert and Sullivan’s Iolanthe.