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Amy Lane

Amy Lane

Director

Amy is Head Staff Director at The Royal Opera, Covent Garden.

Born in London, Amy began her career in stage management, where she worked for three years in London's West End on An Inspector Calls, for four seasons with Diva Opera, finally joining The Royal Opera in 2005, where she was involved with over twenty-five productions. 

As a young singer, she performed with The Royal Opera, English National Opera, British Youth Opera, Opera Holland Park and was a backing singer for Barry Manilow at Wembley Arena.

As stage and video director, Amy created Bryn Terfel at 50 (Royal Albert Hall), Tosca (Welsh Millennium Centre: Welsh National Opera and the RLPO) The Spirit of Christmas and Rudolph on Hope Street (Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra).  

Her credits as Associate Director are The Great Gatsby (Semperoper, Dresden) The Merchant of Venice (The Bregenz Festival, Polish National Opera, Welsh National Opera) and as Revival Director, Tosca and Don Giovanni (The Royal Opera).  

In 2015 she created a new production of Noye's Fludde for the ACT partnership, with performances in Amiens, Compiegne and Cambridge.

As Assistant Director: Die Walküre, Götterdämmerung, The Beggar’s Opera, Tosca, Carmen, Die Zauberflöte, Wozzeck, Don Giovanni, Król Roger, Macbeth, Gianni Schicchi, OEdipe (The Royal Opera), Wozzeck and Parsifal (Royal Danish Opera), Tosca (WNO), Sweeney Todd, Sunday in the Park with George, Into the Woods and Carousel (Le Châtelet, Paris), Le nozze di Figaro (Polish National Opera), Andrea Chénier  (Bregenz Festival), Ruddigore and Carousel (Opera North), Mathis der Maler (Theater an der Wien), Nabucco (Deutsche Oper Berlin) and Otello (English National Opera).  

Upcoming events include: stage and video director of War Horse (Royal Albert Hall), associate director on Brothers (Den Jyske Opera) and assistant director: Manon Lescaut,  Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg and Otello (The Royal Opera).