Seattle Opera Appoints New Director of Programs and Partnerships

By Logan Martell

Seattle Opera has announced that Dennis Robinson Jr. has been appointed as its next Director of Programs and Partnerships, effective June 20, 2022.

An alumnus of Carnegie Melon University, where he studied Opera Directing, Robinson has served has served such administrative roles as Manager of Artistic Administration at Palm Beach Opera, Director of Education and Accessibility at City Theatre Company, and Manager of Community Programs and Accessibility and Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre.

As a director, he has worked with companies such as Boston lyric Opera, The Glimmerglass Festival, Pittsburgh Opera, and more.

“I am overjoyed to be joining the talented, dedicated, and resilient team of individuals that makes Seattle Opera one of the country’s leading opera companies,” Robinson said in an official press statement. “I look forward to living in the Puget Sound region and to strengthening and expanding the organization’s community relationships.”