Julia Gallagher

Minnesota Opera
Assistant Production Director
Julia Gallagher currently serves as the Assistant Production Director at Minnesota Opera where she supports all facets of Production with a focus on special projects, education and new works. Julia also serves as the Chair of Minnesota Opera’s Diversity Council. She was a member of Opera America’s 2017 Leadership Intensive cohort. Prior to joining the opera field, Julia spent 8 years working in theater. She served as the Production Manager at Mixed Blood Theater, a company whose “Radical Hospitality” initiative has gained national attention. Other work includes contract work and stage management roles with a variety of companies including the Jungle Theater, Pillsbury House Theater, Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival, Guthrie Theater and The Playwrights' Center. Julia earned her BA in theater (production emphasis) from Macalester College in St Paul, MN. In her spare time, she serves on the Board of Directors for Fair State Brewing Cooperative, a Twin Cities based craft brewery.