Espert, Nuria (b Barcelona, 1935). Sp. stage director. Was actress in Barcelona th. co., 1947–52. First prod. was Lorca's The House of Bernarda Alba, Hammersmith 1986. First opera prods., Madama Butterfly (Scottish Opera, Glasgow, 1987; CG 1988). Prod. Elektra (Brussels 1988; Barcelona 1990), Rigoletto (CG 1988), La traviata (Glasgow 1989), and Carmen (CG 1991).
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