Kelly Bremner
is a freelance director and performer, particularly in opera and devised performance.  Kelly holds advanced degrees in both music and theatre, including a Ph.D. in Theatre from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and her performance training mutually includes traditional and experimental theatre techniques.  Recent directorial credits include Labute’s The Shape of Things, Humperdinck’s Hansel and Gretel in Edgerton, WI, Sophocles’s Electra for Pauline Oliveros’s Deep Listening Space in New York and the world premiere of her very talented husband’s opera, Scott Gendel’s  Iphigenia at Aulis  in Madison, WI.  She has worked as an Assistant Director at the University Opera in Madison, and at Opera North  in New Hampshire.  She regularly assists for the Madison Opera as well. Recent devising credits include being a member of Richard Gough’s devising team for his performance of The Last Supper with the Arts Institute in Madison, The Fruit of All Evil for the University Theatre’s Open Stage program, and Greek to Me: A Choral Extravaganza of Mythic Proportions for the Madison Youth Choirs, where she staged close to 300 children in a devised performance.