Linda Jackson has more than 25 years of experience working in the performing arts, 20 of which have been in the field of opera. Prior to joining Glimmerglass, she spent approximately seven years as Connecticut Opera’s Managing Director. She has served as General Director for both Berkshire Opera Company and Chautauqua Opera. From 1998 to 2001, she served as the Executive Director for artist and stage director Robert Wilson’s Byrd Hoffman Foundation. She has also served as General Manager for 651 ARTS with the Brooklyn Academy of Music. She has experience both in the administration as well as production aspects of performing arts companies, having also worked as a production coordinator, production stage manager and production manager for such companies as Houston Grand Opera, Greater Miami Opera, Texas Opera Theater and New York City Opera National Company.