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AZO Cast Members & Creatives

Zackery Hayhurst

Director of Artistic Administration

Zackery Hayhurst joined Arizona Opera in the 2011/12 season. In his role as Director of Artistic Administration, he oversees and manages all artistic department related activity, including budgeting, casting, long-term production planning, new works development and commissioning, media projects, and union relations.

Prior to joining Arizona Opera, Zackery worked in various capacities with companies such as The Glimmerglass Festival, Wolf Trap Opera, Washington National Opera, Washington Performing Arts Society and The Choral Arts Society of Washington. He holds degrees from the University of Central Florida and American University in Communications and Arts Management.