Kristy Chambrelli has mounted productions throughout the United States and Europe. She is the former Associate Artistic Director for Hartford Opera Theater and a previous resident opera director for the Asolo Art Song and Aria Festival in Asolo, Italy. She has taught and directed at New England Conservatory, The Hartt School, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Florida State University, Clark University, and The College of New Jersey. Her production of Jekyll & Hyde was awarded the 2014 Moss Hart Award for "...fresh, imaginative, creative treatment within the intent of the playwright". (NETC)
She recently directed plays at 13th Street Rep, Leela NYC Festival, NY Summerfest, The Network Theatre Company, Kraine Theatre, and Manhattan Rep. Kristy directed for the Writer’s Workshop at BroadwayCon 2018. She served as the SDCF Observer assisting Kenny Leon on Children of a Lesser God on Broadway. Kristy has been nominated for several Broadway World CT & RI awards in Directing. She was a semi-finalist for the 2017 American Prize in Opera Direction. She was an SDC Respondent for KCACTF Region 1. Kristy served as the Youth Director assisting Maxwell Williams on A Christmas Carol (Hartford Stage). She worked with Michael Bolton, Shelton Becton and the New Haven Choir in preparation for BBC/NBC’s Clash of the Choirs. Kristy directed music videos with Ten Out of Ten Pro for a crossover concept album by Michelle Murray Fiertek. The first two were released in August 2017 and the third is currently in post-production.
Kristy is a Co-Founder and Artistic Director of IN MEDIAS ARTS - a new media and performance art collective. She was awarded an Off-Broadway Alliance mentorship for the 18-19 season on, #trending - a choose your own adventure story for social media lovers. She has a BM from The Boston Conservatory. She studied Film Scoring and Composition at Berklee College of Music and Opera Directing at Florida State University. She is a Directors Lab North and Directors Lab Chicago Alum and is a proud associate member of the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society.