Octavio Cardenas

Assistant Professor of Ensembles and Director of Baylor Opera

OCTAVIO CARDENAS received his Bachelor of Music from Centenary College of Louisiana and a Master of Fine Arts in Theater from The School of Theater, Film and Television at UCLA. After serving as an assistant director for Austin Lyric Opera’s production of Die Fledermaus, Octavio joined the Minnesota Opera Resident Artist Program in 2008 and he is also on the directing staff at Chautauqua Opera and Des Moines Metro Opera. While working at Minnesota Opera he had the opportunity to direct Andrew Sinclair's production of The Pearl Fishers and was the assistant director for the world premier of Silent Night. ~ More...