INDUSTRY Q&A SESSIONS with the ON SITE OPERA Artistic Advisory Council

Video Chat with Industry Leaders of the Opera Field

The On Site Opera Artistic Advisory Council includes some of the top operatic professionals in every theatrical discipline, and OSO was thrilled to offer the opportunity to connect with these leaders through video chat sessions. These sessions were intended to ignite discussion among opera artists including professionals and students, offering insight into aspects of the industry that might not be their current focus.

Q&A sessions were open to a limited number of participants.


From the Top: The New Opera Creation Process     
Tuesday, April 7th; 3-4pm

 Mark Campbell, librettist      Geoff McDonald, music director

Pivot and Turn: Transitioning into Administration
Thursday, April 9th; 2-3pm

Sandra Wu, Artistic Administrator, Kentucky Opera.    Piper Gunnarson, Executive Director, On Site Opera

Exploring Opera Design & Production
Friday, April 10th: 2-3pm

Cameron Anderson, set designer        Shawn Kaufman, lighting designer                                 

Marketing a Career in the Arts
Thursday, April 9th; 3-4pm

  Jorell Williams, baritone      Maya Rose Tweten, The Metropolitan Opera, Marketing Manager; MayaRose Creative, Creative Director

On Behalf of My Client: The Agent/Singer Relationship
Friday, April 10th; 4-5pm

Justin Werner, Stratagem Artists.    Blythe Gaissert, mezzo-soprano                                          

 Direction Before the Rehearsals: Preparing for the Stage
Tuesday, April 14th; 2-3pm

  Laine Rettmer, stage director      Eric Einhorn, OSO Artistic Director


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