- Resident Artists
Jeffrey G. Beruan - Superintendent Budd
A native of Shawnee, Kansas, Jeff Beruan is very excited to be singing in his second season with Portland Opera as a Studio Artist. Before coming to Portland Opera, he sang for Chautauqua Opera as a Studio Artist. He sang with the Lyric Opera of Kansas City performing the role of Snug the Joiner in Britten’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, where he has also been a member of the chorus for several productions. He repeated the role of Snug as a Young Artist with Opera North. He worked as a Studio Apprentice with Tulsa Opera. He also sang, as a Young Artist, the Imperial Commissioner in Madame Butterfly and the Second Armored Man in The Magic Flute with Utah Festival Opera.