Nathan Troup was recently named Boston Lyric Opera’s Emerging Artist-Stage Director for the 2015-16 and 2016-17 seasons. Upcoming highlights include Madama Butterfly for Hubbard Hall Opera Theater, Alcina and Dark Sisters for Boston Conservatory, and The Werther Project for Boston University. Troup joined the faculty of Boston Conservatory in 2011 and currently serves as Associate Director of Opera Studies. He is artistic director of the Conservatory’s Children’s Opera series and is a faculty advisor for the Conservatory’s music honor society Pi Kappa Lambda. He has spearheaded the department’s partnerships with community cultural organizations including collaborations with Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts, the French Cultural Center of Boston, and the Boston Children’s Museum. He also serves on the faculty of the Boston University Opera Institute.