Jeffrey Madison

About Jeffrey

Hailed for his dramatic diversity, baritone and stage director, Jeffrey Madison has performed and directed a varied repertoire from grand opera and operetta to musical comedy.  Mr. Madison has performed leading roles with companies including The Minnesota Opera, Minnesota Orchestra, Colorado Symphony, Jacksonville Symphony, Seattle Opera Young Artists, Chautauqua Opera, Western Plains Opera, Fargo-Moorhead Opera, and an appearance at Carnegie Hall with the Minnesota Orchestra.  Locally, Mr. Madison has performed with Lyric Opera of the North, Duluth-Superior Symphony Orchestra, Lake Superior Chamber Orchestra, and the Duluth Playhouse.  

Mr. Madison is pleased to return for his 12th production with Lyric Opera of the North and his third production of Amahl and the Night Visitors, this time as serving as stage director.  Mr. Madison’s most recent directing credits include the Midwest premiere of Blue Viola for Lyric Opera of the North, A Celebration of Opera for the University of Minnesota Twin Cities, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee for the University of Wisconsin-Superior, a new adaptation of the Christmas Carol by Mr. Madison and Shad Olson for the Duluth Playhouse, a new production of Steerage Song by Peter Rothstein and Dan Chouinard for Big Top Chautauqua, and a series of Gilbert & Sullivan production for the Duluth Underground Theater.  

Mr. Madison will serve as stage director for upcoming productions of Stephen Sondheim’s Company for the University of Wisconsin-Superior and a double bill of Menotti’s The Old Maid and the Thief and Mozart’s The Impresario for the University of Minnesota-Duluth this spring.

Mr. Madison currently serves on the faculty for the University of Wisconsin-Superior, Lake Superior College, and the College of Saint Scholastica.  He makes his home in Duluth, Minnesota with his wife Vicki Fingalson and their two sons Ben and Sam.

Roles with Loon