Directing

Anthony Buck has over 40 directing, music directing and stage managing credits in opera, operetta, theatre, and musical theatre. Titles include St. Matthew Passion, L'elisir d'amore, Idomeneo, The Magic Flute, Carmen, Amahl and the Night Visitors, Dido and Æneas, Tosca, La traviata, The Mikado, The Gondoliers, The Island of Tulipatan (Offenbach), The Merry Widow, The Yeomen of the Guard, HMS Pinafore, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Father of the Bride, It's a Wonderful Life, Robin Hood: Legend of the Sherwood Bandit, Arabian Nights, Into the Woods, Forever Plaid, Anything Goes, and The Drowsy Chaperone.

"Buck’s staging is the perfect backdrop for Bach’s masterpiece." Front Row Reviewers on St. Matthew Passion

"Stage director Anthony Buck made good use of the limited physical resources in Libby Gardner Concert Hall in his well-conceived and executed staging." Salt Lake Magazine on Idomeneo

"Director Anthony Buck did a beautiful job with these sparse but powerful moments of stillness as The Plaids were able to bring the tone down in simple moments and establish their characters." Utah Theatre Bloggers on Forever Plaid

"In director Anthony Buck’s hands, however, the simple story is transformed into a touching, slightly heartbreaking look at what it means to live your dream even if the big breaks don’t come your way." Davis County Clipper on Forever Plaid

Lyric Voice Scenes Concert, Utah Vocal Arts Academy, 2019

Rigoletto (Assistant), Utah Lyric Opera, 2018

Pantalone Plots Again (Director), Utah Vocal Arts Academy, 2018

Così fan tutte (Stage Manager), Utah Vocal Arts Academy, 2018

The Pirates of Penzance (Music Director), Centerpoint Legacy Theatre, 2018

St Matthew Passion (Director), Salt Lake Choral Artists, 2018

Pantalone’s Pockets (Director, Premiere), Utah Vocal Arts Academy, 2017

The Merry Widow (Stage Manager), Utah Vocal Arts Academy, 2017

L’elisir d’amore (Director), Paradigm Chamber Orchestra, 2017

A Christmas Carol (Director, Premiere), Grand Theatre/Sinfonia Salt Lake, 2016

Carmen (Assistant Director), Utah Opera, 2016

Pantalone and the 7 Lovers (Director), Utah Vocal Arts Academy, 2016

Idomeneo (Director), Paradigm Chamber Orchestra, 2016

Amahl and the Night Visitors (Director), Salt Lake Symphony, 2015

Arabian Nights (Director, Premiere), Next Stage Productions, 2015

The Gondoliers (Director), Utah Vocal Arts Academy, 2015

Dido and AEneas (Director), Salt Lake School for the Performing Arts, 2015

Tosca (Assistant Director), Lyrical Opera Theatre, 2015

Orpheus Lex (Director), Salt Lake Choral Artists, 2014

A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Director), Next Stage Productions, 2014

The Pirates of Pinafore (Director), Utah Vocal Arts Academy, 2014

The Mikado (Director), Salt Lake School for the Performing Arts, 2014

Forever Plaid (Staging and Music), Centerpoint Legacy Theatre, 2014

Into the Woods (Staging and Music), Centerpoint Legacy Theatre, 2013

Pantalone and the 7 Lovers (Director, Premiere), Salt Lake School for the Performing Arts, 2012

The Three Musketeers (Stage Manager), Clearfield City Arts, 2012

A Christmas Carol (Staging and Music), Centerpoint Legacy Theatre, 2012

Doo-Wop Wed Widing Hood (Director), Murray Arts in the Park, 2012

The Drowsy Chaperone (Music Director), Centerpoint Legacy Theatre, 2012

Anything Goes (Music Director), Centerpoint Legacy Theatre, 2011

Thoroughly Modern Millie (Director), Salt Lake School for the Performing Arts, 2011

HMS Pinafore (Director), Rodger’s Memorial Theatre, 2010

Mademoislle Modiste (Assistant Director), Ohio Light Opera, 2009

The Old Maid and the Thief (Assistant Director), Tri-Cities Opera, 2009

Amahl and the Night Visitors (Director), Salt Lake Symphony, 2008

Yeoman of the Guard (Assistant Director), Ohio Light Opera, 2008

The Magic Flute (Director), Paradigm Chamber Orchestra, 2008

The Mikado (Director), Zero Budget Productions, 2007

It’s a Wonderful Life (Director), Empress Theatre, 2007

The Island of Tulipatan (Director), Zero Budget Productions, 2006

Into the Woods (Director), Murray Arts in the Park, 2005

Dido and AEneas (Director), Zero Budget Productions, 2005

Father of the Bride (Director), Grand Theatre, 2004

Amelia Goes to the Ball (Director), Zero Budget Productions, 2004

Morning’s at Seven (Assistant Director), Grand Theatre, 2003

12 Dancing Princesses (Director), Murray Arts in the Park, 2002

This Castle Needs a Good Scouring (Director), Utah Theatre and Art, 2001

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