I'm excited to share news of my next project - one that lets me strengthen the connection between my roots in classical theatre and my present passion for opera.
Hello, and warm greetings, I have some exciting news to share! For my project this summer and as the next step in my career, at the beginning of June I'm traveling to Italy for at least a month to study language, culture, and the music I love! I'm becoming more excited by the day and I can't wait to…Read more Allegra abroad: Italia!
Warm greetings, all! In my last post, I wondered "What's next?" Since then, things have started appearing! More information about all these productions and companies can be found here. First, I've been collaborating with my friends in the group Opera Feroce ("Opera that Bites") to costume their upcoming performances of Magdalene's Dilemma & A Ceremony…Read more Winter 2013-14: Opportunities Knock
Greetings, all! Now that the summer season and most of my fall season is over, I have a moment to update things around here. First, I think our audience and performers would agree when I say Orfeo was a magnificent success! In case you missed it, I've uploaded part of one of my scenes here.…Read more Fall 2013: What’s next?
Here it is! I'm thrilled to announce my upcoming run of Orfeo ed Euridice, by C. W. von Gluck, which will be my first co-production with my friend and colleague Susan Bywaters, under our collaborative name, "Gli Spiritosi." I hope to see you at a performance! This opera tells the story of the musician and…Read more Summer 2013: Orfeo ed Euridice
Extremely chipper greetings to all! As the title hints, my trajectory - or at least the major stops along it - is plotted from now through October. Before I even get to that, I'm making a quick stop at Olympus, or near it, for a libretto reading of The Peace. This is an opera commissioned…Read more Japan, the Underworld, and… a Birdcage?
Ciao, tutti. My most recent project, Thespis, bit the dust in a way that left a rather unpleasant taste in my mouth. It hasn't changed the way I'll approach projects - if anything, Thespis was the "odd man out" in terms of how I organized things, so its failure was a piquant reinforcement of the…Read more The Summer Season