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Opera Theatre Workshop

John Alec Briggs and Joshua Brown, Co-Directors

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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.

 

Past Productions

  • 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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