On Site Opera Artistic Council to Host Industry Discussion Series

By Logan Martell

This week, On Site Opera is undertaking a new initiative to bring industry professionals together for a series of informative online discussions.

These sessions, delivered by the members of On Site Opera’s Artistic Advisory Council, will cover aspects of the opera creation process, such as arts administration, design and production, marketing, directing, and talent management.

“I’m thrilled that the Artistic Advisory Council of On Site Opera has become a collective of some of the most brilliant operatic professionals in the country, both as leaders in their respective disciplines and as top-notch human beings,” said Council chair Justin Werner in a press release. “Having every artistic aspect needed to create an operatic performance represented in our diverse group is an invaluable tool for our discussions, and I know the artistic professionals who tune in will have more hope of getting our industry through this terrible crisis.”

The schedule, as per a press release, is as follows.

April 7 – From the Top: The New Opera Creation Process, 3:00 p.m.- 4:00 p.m.

April 9 – Pivot and Turn: Transitioning into Administration, 2:00 p.m.- 3:00 p.m.

April 9 – Marketing a Career in the Arts, 3:00 p.m.- 4:00 p.m.

April 10 – Exploring Opera Design and Production, 2:00 p.m.- 3:00 p.m.

April 10 – On Behalf of my Client: The Agent/Singer Relationship, 4:00 p.m.- 5:00 p.m.

April 14 – Direction Before the Rehearsals, Preparing for Stage, 2:00 p.m.- 3:00 p.m.