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About Me

Taylor Rachel Carnes is currently the first stage director in the Graduate Artist Certificate Program in Opera at the University of North Texas, where she directed productions of Previn's A Streetcar Named Desire and Trouble in Tahiti. ​She is a 2022-2023 recipient of the National Opera Association's JoElyn Wakefield-Wright Stage Director Fellowship. Taylor has worked with companies including LA Opera, The Glimmerglass Festival, Boston Lyric Opera, Aspen Opera Center, Opera UCLA, and West Edge Opera. 

Upcoming Projects


Taylor Rachel Carnes, stage director

Stephanie Rhodes Russell, conductor

UNT Opera 

Dates TBD

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