School of Music
College of Performing and Visual Arts
Brian Clay Luedloff serves as Director of Opera Theatre at University of Northern Colorado, where he has directed more than 25 operas since 2005. He is also Artistic Director for Opera Fort Collins since 2011, where he has directed Tosca, Carmen, Amahl and the Night Visitors, il Barbiere di Siviglia, The Daughter of the Regiment, The Gift of the Magi, Faust, The Ballad of Baby Doe, Turandot, Sondheim’s Follies and Lucia di Lammermoor. Professionally Mr. Luedloff has staged more than fifty productions for professional opera companies and theatres across North America. Mr. Luedloff has served on the staging staff of Lyric Opera of Chicago, San Francisco Opera, Washington National Opera, the Dallas Opera and Houston Grand Opera, assisting many internationally-renowned directors. He holds the Master of Fine Arts degree from Boston University, where he served as a Directing Fellow from 1997 to 2000. Recently he has directed la Traviata and Madama Butterfly for Livermore Valley Opera, Jake Heggie’s For a Look or a Touch for Heartland Men’s Chorus, Mikado for Cedar Rapids Opera Theatre, and Pirates of Penzance for Pensacola Opera.