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Peter Sellars (Director)
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    (September 27, 1957- )
    Specializes in opera
    Directed ‘Così fan tutte,' ‘The Marriage of Figaro,' ‘Don Giovanni,' ‘Nixon in China,' ‘Theodora,' ‘Mathis der Maler,' ‘The Story of a Soldier,' ‘The Death of Klinghoffer,' ‘St. Françoise d'Assise' and ‘La Grand Macabre'
    Known for producing operas re-set in the contemporary world
    He is often confused with the late comedian Peter Sellers.
    He is pretentious in interviews.
    He is an outspoken liberal activist.
    Purists hate him for his oddball production of operas.
    He produced a version of Wagner's ‘Ring of the Nibelung' cycle with puppets.
    He looks like David Leisure with awful hair.
    He tries to make opera accessible to modern audiences.
    He got a degree from Harvard and teaches at U.C.L.A.
    His avant-garde theater stagings got national attention even when he was in college.
    He became the director of Washington D.C.'s American National Theater at 26.
    He says his mentors are Alfred Hitchcock, Giuseppe Verdi and Vladimir Mayakovsky.
    He's known for hugging total strangers.

Credit: Wieland Kalligaro

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