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Opera Theatre Workshop

Dr. Kara Claybrook and Dr. Candice Aipperspach, Co-Directors

 

General Information

Opera Theatre is a performance group intended to develop and apply the basic skills of acting (deportment, expression, diction, character development, etc.), stagecraft, makeup and musical style in opera productions. Faculty, staff and students involved in this production work diligently to prepare performances of the highest caliber with a full range of technical capabilities at their disposal. Venues for opera productions range from the 350-seat McBeth Recital Hall to the 1,500-seat state-of-the-art Jones Performing Arts, which allows for programming a broad range of works.

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Past Productions

2022 - This is My Father's World

2021 - H.M.S. Pinafore
2020 - Gianni Schicchi - (video)

2019 - Historia Der Auferstehung Jesu Christi by Heinrich Schütz
2018 - The Old Maid and the Thief, by Gian-Carlo Menotti
2017 - Speed Dating Tonight!, by Michael Ching
2016 - Billy Blythe, a folk opera by OBU Alum Bonnie Montgomery
2015 - Amahl and the Night Visitors by Gian-Carlo Menotti
2014 - The Mikado by Gilbert and Sullivan
2013 - Die Fledermaus by Johann Strauss
2012 - Hansel and Gretel by Engelbert Humperdinck
2011 - The Magic Flute by W. A. Mozart
2010 - Don Giovanni by W. A. Mozart
2009 - Gianni Schicchi by Puccini
2008 - Pirates of Penzance by Gilbert and Sullivan
2007 - Alice in Wonderland by Robert Chauls
2006 - The Magic Flute by W. A. Mozart
2005 - H.M.S. Pinafore by Gilbert and Sullivan
2004 - Amahl and the Night Visitors by Gian-Carlo Menotti
2003 - Così fan tutte by W. A. Mozart
2002 - Hansel and Gretel by Engelbert Humperdink
2001 - Marriage of Figaro by W. A. Mozart
2000 - The Mikado by Gilbert and Sullivan
1999 - The Ballad of Baby Doe by Douglas Moore
1998 - Scenes from Carmen, La Bohème, Susannah, and Don Giovanni
1997 - Hansel and Gretel by Engelbert Humperdink
1996 - The Magic Flute by W. A. Mozart
1995 - Scenes from The Tales of Hoffmann, Falstaff, and Così fan tutte
1994 - Amahl and the Night Visitors by Gian-Carlo Menotti

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