Adjunct Professor - Production and Design
BFA Production & Design for Stage & Screen
For the past seven years, Julia Noulin-Merat has been the Associate Producer at Boston Lyric Opera and is the co-Artistic Director of Guerilla Opera. In addition, Julia has worked on over 400 opera, theater, and television productions, including 20 new operas and 22 new plays, produced 50 shows, and is the principal designer at Noulin-Mérat Studio. Other projects include giving a TedX talk on site-specific opera in the modern age; Neverland (with China Broadway): a $20 million, 50,000 square immersive theater piece in Beijing based on Peter Pan; and Playground (Opera Omaha) a touring operatic sound sculpture in collaboration with composer Ellen Reid. Julia received OPERA America’s Women Opera Network mentorship distinction as well as the Leadership Intensive. With over 18 years experience in the performing arts industry, she is an adjunct professor at Pace University and a graduate of Boston University with an MSc in Arts Administration, an MFA in Set Design, a Diversity Inclusion certificate from ESSEC Business School, a social media marketing specialization from Northwestern University, a Fundraising Development Specialization from UC Davis, a Finance & Leadership certification from Harvard Business School.