Meet Our Team


Scott Skiba

Executive Artistic Director

Award-winning Stage Director Scott Skiba has led more than 70 new productions, earning recognition for his imaginative stage direction and dynamic physical approach to storytelling that is “masterful…ingenious…first-rate...vivid and emotionally charged."


Cliff Wilson

Artistic Administrator

Cliff Wilson is the Artistic Administrator for the company and works closely with the General Director and Artistic Director.


Daniel Bell

Grant Writer


Nicole Veigas

Graphic Designer


Domenico Boyagian

Music Director and Principal Conductor

Maestro Domenico Boyagian, Music Director of Cleveland Opera Theater and Suburban Symphony Orchestra, has been praised as a “born conductor” by the Cleveland Plain Dealer, and has dedicated himself to symphonic music and opera. Producing performances of compelling artistry and beauty, Boyagian “appears to be a conductor for whom the music is the sole point of standing before musicians.” (The Plain Dealer)


Dean Buck

Assistant Conductor and Chorus Master

Dean Buck is a Cleveland-based conductor, now serving his fourth season as Assistant Conductor and Chorus Master with Cleveland Opera Theater. His conducting has been described as "fearless and firm," (Cleveland Classical,) and "maintaining a constant, flexible rapport with singers." (New York Observer.)


Andrew Lobosco

Graphic Designer


Hazel Yi

Social Media Assistant


Megan Thompson

Director of Education and Outreach


Stephanie Ruozzo

Education and Outreach Associate

Having presented her research locally and globally, Stephanie Ruozzo recently earned her PhD in Historical Musicology from Case Western Reserve University. Her studies at CWRU provided the privilege of instructing students of all levels of musical experience, from freshman non-music majors to conservatory graduate students.


Makenzie Van Vooren

Social Media Design

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