Aaron grew up in metropolitan Detroit. He has performed in opera, oratorio, operetta, musical theatre, theatre, and ballet, and is a member of AEA and AGMA. He is a long-time member of the Chicago opera and theater communities and now maintains residences in the great Los Angeles area, Chicago, IL, and Malta in the EU.
As Director, Conductor, Musical Director, Vocal Coach and/or Choreographer in professional, community and educational performance venues Aaron has helped to prepare and present productions in many different genres. The Producing Artistic Director of Transgressive Theatre-Opera, Aaron directed the 2015 inaugural production of a double-bill of Menotti’s The Telephone and Beeson’s Hello Out There. TT-O has also produced A Chekhov Trio: Dominick Argento's The Boor & A Few Words about Chekhov, and Richard Wargo's The Seduction of a Lady, conceived, designed, and directed by Aaron, Cox and Box, Cosi Fan Tutte, and 14 other operas, operettas, musicals, and concerts, both live and virutally.
An Inspired Craftsman
Performing & Directing
Aaron is trained in opera, musical theater and acting. He has performed all over the country on professional stages. He is also a sought after Director in the Chicago Storefront Opera Scene.
A Creative Leader
Teaching & Producing
Aaron is the Founding Artistic Director of TT-O and maintains a private singing and acting studio for aspiring musical theatre talent, and those wishing to polish their corporate presentation skills.
A Trusted Voice
Aaron is a freelance opera, musical theatre, and theatre reviewer, with feature articles published in Chicago’s NewCity newspaper, and HowlRound. He holds memberships in ACTA and MCANA.