Todd McNeel, Jr recently graduated with his Masters in Communications Management from Emerson College. He currently serves as the Senior Manager of Marketing and Communications at Boston Lyric Opera, where he leads all marketing, communications, and advertising strategies and initiatives. When he is not working on brand management campaigns, you can catch him on stage performing with regional opera and theatre companies nationwide.
Todd is an Emerging Talent Award recipient of the Kurt Weill – Lotte Lenya Competition and has been praised by Theatre Mirror for his “tower of strength” presence and “powerful voice.” Prior to Boston Lyric Opera, Todd worked in Media and Publishing with Boston, Philadelphia, and Atlanta Magazines. He also has served as a marketing and PR specialist for Boston performing arts institutions such as ArtsEmerson and Bard College’s Longy School of Music.
In the very little free time he has, Todd also works as a freelance wedding and events photographer. His work has been published in multiple social media and online campaigns with Jam Jar Wines, the BBC, Boston University, London’s Theatre Trip, the Dallas News, WGBH, and many more. Todd holds a bachelor’s degree in Mass Communications from Ouachita Baptist University and attended Longy School of Music for his graduate studies in Opera Performance.