Raymond Zilberberg is a New York based, multi-lingual director of opera, musicals & dramas. Originally from Montreal, & raised in a household of Russian immigrants he is fluent in Russian, French & has a working knowledge of Hebrew & Yiddish.
In his native Canada, Raymond founded One Foot Productions, a not-for-profit theatre company dedicated to revitalizing English musical theatre. In 2005, after four successful years as Artistic Director he moved to New York where he graduated from Columbia University with an M.F.A. in directing.
With a sophisticated eye for stage composition, he strives to build tension between grand spectacle, heightened perspective & grounded intimate relationships. His extensive experience in musical theatre as well as his graduate studies in text work and dramaturgy, have infused Raymond's work with a strong sense of collaboration, movement & accessible storytelling.
When not working in the arts, Raymond is an executive producer for corporate live events. Recent clients include Samsung, Google, and Fox.