School of Music, Theatre
and Dance

Varner Hall, Room 207
371 Varner Drive
Rochester, MI 48309-4485
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Academic Office: (248) 370-2030
Box Office: (248) 370-3013
Fax: (248) 370-2041

Fred Love

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Associate Professor of Theatre
Musical Theatre Area Coordinator

(248) 370-3010

Fred Love heads Musical Theatre at Oakland University, where he has directed or musical directed over 65 productions, and has taught voice at Sheridan College, one of Canada’s best-known musical theatre schools. Former students have appeared on Broadway, National Tours, and in many regional theatres.

Performing credits include Ravenal in SHOW BOAT (Broadway), Gabey in ON THE TOWN (Hamburg Opera), Sam in STREET SCENE (Theater des Westens , Berlin), Perchik in FIDDLER ON THE ROOF (Stratford), Canadian premieres of Tony in MASTER CLASS (National Arts Centre) and Ludovic in PASSION (Canadian Stage), Dr. Jack in JOHNNY BELINDA (Charlottetown Festival), and others. He has sung Camille in THE MERRY WIDOW for Michigan Opera Theatre [opposite Roberta Peters], and has sung with Houston Grand, Santa Fe, Florida Grand Opera, Virginia, Orlando, Anchorage, Memphis, Chautauqua, Kansas City, and Opera Pacific. He is a past winner of the Metropolitan Opera Auditions and a finalist in the Belvedere International Opera Competition, Vienna.