Posts Tagged: studio

Spotlight on the Studio. Where It Belongs.

Sunday afternoon brought a chance for the 2013 Studio Artists to shine. And shine they did. What a terrifically talented, generous and strong group of people.  Bravi tutti. Il barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini) Act II Trio: “Ah qual colpo…Zitti ziti” Rosina – Grace Newberry  /  Almaviva – Brian Yeakley  /  Figaro – Brian Vu Così
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Studio Shuffle

Wednesday’s Little Lunch Music concert for Wolf Trap Foundation employees featured four of our Studio Artists. In a preview of next month’s Aria Jukebox concert format, the audience chose the selections. Thanks to mezzo-soprano Aleksandra Romano, baritone Brian Vu, soprano Courtney Johnson and tenor Yoni Rose for some amazing midday music. (See below the photo
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Dancing

by Lee Anne Myslewski Imagine waking up on a clear morning at the beginning of a new artistic adventure…the sun is high, the humidity is already in the air. And you’re headed to one of the largest outdoor theaters in the US…to that sacred backstage space. When you arrive you meet a tiny blonde pixie
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First Week on the Job

Most new jobs or internships move slowly at first, to give the newbie a chance to get his feed on the ground. But if you’re reporting for work as a Wolf Trap Opera Studio Artist, it’s a different story… During their first 6 days at Wolf Trap, these 20-somethings have already: Strutted their stuff in
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Dim Sum, Studio Style

A post by Lee Anne Myslewski I’ve been playing long-distance Jenga. My Studio Co-Manager Grant Loehnig and I have these twelve talented Studio artists that will be spending the summer at The Trap. They serve as chorus and sometimes sing small roles in the mainstage operas. They have an educational curriculum that they follow, that
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2011 Studio Artists

Announcing the 16 artists of the 2011 Wolf Trap Opera Studio! 2011 season performance information will be available on Monday, February 7. Jake Armstrong tenor Frederick Ballentine baritone Allegra De Vita mezzo-soprano Hunter Enoch baritone Calvin Griffin bass Jason Lee tenor Dustin Lucas tenor Amy Owens soprano Shea Owens baritone Stephen Pace baritone Jill Phillips
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WTOC Announces Early Audition Tour!

August 20, 2010 The Wolf Trap Opera Company is now accepting applications for its 2011 Company of Artists & Fellows. The first deadline for applications is little over one month away (September 24)! The audition tour begins in New York this October, and finishes at our home in Vienna, Virginia. (Look to the Audition Calendar
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Yoda, Justin & SpongeBob meet the WTOS

This past week, members of the Wolf Trap Opera Studio took their fabulous Instant Opera! improvised opera to hundreds of children in the magical part of Wolf Trap National Park called the Children’s Theatre-in-the-Woods.  Five years ago, I was onstage with the singers, developing this incredible project with Jim Doyle (of Comedy Sportz, and now
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The Vibe in the House

On Sunday afternoon, we turned the theatre over to our studio singers, fellows and interns.  75 minutes of scenes from 7 operas in 4 languages were sung, played, supertitled, and stage-managed by folks whose average age couldn’t have topped 23.  The rest of us cheered, enjoyed, and did the best we could at house management. 
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