meet the vice-president

Gregory Scott Stuart (baritone, actor & stage director), is a performer with a broad experience in the arts, encompassing oratorio, concert and recital appearances, roles in opera and musical theatre, non-musical acting engagements, work as a church musician, and as a stage director, and until recently was a professor of voice and opera at Frostburg State University. He has had an ongoing relationship with LLO, stage directing five productions (Amahl & the Night Visitors, Il Barbieri di Siviglia, La serva padrona, The Tragedy of Madame Butterfly and Così fan tutte) and singing in four (The Tragedy of Madame Butterfly, The Impresario, the world premiere of Norton and as Count Danilo in The Merry Widow). He has appeared as a soloist in concerts with orchestras including in world premieres of Paul Leavitt’s Cantata Emmanuel, his Magnificat and in premieres of his Requiem in Washington, Paris and at Lincoln Center, NYC and on CD. He has sung numerous leading roles in opera with local and regional companies, including principal roles in La Traviata, Carmen, Il barbiere di Siviglia, Lucia di Lammermoor, Les contes d’Hoffmann, La Bohème, L’Elisir d’amore, I pagliacci, L’Amico Fritz, La forza del destino, Don Giovanni, Faust, Così fan tutte, Le Villi, Hänsel & Gretel, and Amahl & the Night Visitors. As an actor, he appeared most recently as Professor Plum in Clue with Cumberland Theatre, in Charley’s Aunt at Roxy Regional Theatre in Clarksville, TN and played in the Helen Hayes nominated ensemble of Optimism or Voltaire’s Candide at Spooky Action Theatre. He has a slew of Shakespeare roles to his credit with Shakespeare Opera Theatre, Baltimore Shakespeare Festival, Three Rivers Shakespeare Festival, Seacoast Repertory Theatre, New England Shakespeare Festival, and has tread the boards at DC’s Studio Theatre and in musicals with Okaboji Summer Theatre, Pittsburgh Playhouse, Bay Theatre & Ithaca Opera, including a national tour of Seven Brides for Seven Brothers. He has directed operas for Bel Cantanti Opera, Victorian Lyric Opera & the US premiere of a French musical Bigoudi, world premieres of Phillip Freund’s play Jocasta and Sean Pflüger’s opera Children in the Mist. He earned a Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance from Ithaca College, and a Master of Fine Arts in Classical Acting from The Academy for Classical Acting at The George Washington University. Apart from his artistic activities, he enjoys teaching French and yoga, speaking foreign languages and working as a flight attendant.