Laine Rettmer is a director and visual artist. She has been the resident stage director for LoftOpera for the past four years, for whom her Macbeth last December received a Freddie Award for best new production. Her Barber of Seville was named one of the top 10 classical music productions of 2014 by the New York Times. As a visual artist, Rettmer’s work has been shown at AREA gallery (2018), The Clay Arts Center (2018), the Museum of Fine Art (2017), the Boston Independent Film Festival (2017), FPAC (2017), Manifesta (2016), Yuan Art Museum (2016), Yve Yang Gallery (2016), Perkins and Ping (2016), Present Company (2015), NADA NY, NADA Presents, (2014). She holds a BFA in stage direction from NYU and an MFA in visual art from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts.