Bringing to the table his talents as both excellent musician (Masters of
Music degrees in both voice and piano) and actor, Mr. Ranney is
accumulating impressive credits as stage director.  As Artistic Director of
Akron Lyric Opera, Todd has directed La Bohème, Madama Butterfly,
Gianni Schicchi and Little Red Riding Hood among others.  Having
trained with David Bamberger at Cleveland Opera and Andrew Foldi at
Cleveland Institute of Music, he also directed many Cleveland on Tour
productions including The Pirates of Penzance, Carmen, The Daughter
of the Regiment and The Barber of Seville.  Other directing credits
include opera productions at Heidelberg College, University of Akron and
Lorain Community College and Musical Theater productions at Painsville
Community Theater and Midpark High School.
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