Santa Fe Opera Announces the Members of the 2024 Apprentice Program for Theater Technicians

(Photo credit: Kristin Hullihan) Santa Fe Opera has released the names of the 82 members of its 2024 Apprentice Program for Theater Technicians. Each season, Santa Fe Opera’s technical apprentices perform essential backstage functions within one of eight distinct crews: Audio/Visual, Costumes, Electrics, Production/Music Services, Properties, Scenic Art, Stage Operations and Wigs and Makeup. The crews carry out daily changeovers {…}

Tamara Wilson, Sylvia D’Eramo, Gerardo Bullón, Jacquelyn Stucker & Ryan Speedo Green Lead Santa Fe Opera’s 2025 Season

The Santa Fe Opera has announced its 2025 season. Sylvia D’Eramo and Long Long lead Puccini’s “La Bohème” featuring Szymon Mechliński, Emily Pogorelc, Soloman Howard, Efraín Solís, and Kevin Burdette. Iván López-Reynoso conducts the production by James Robinson. Performance Dates: June 27-August 23, 2025 Harry Bicket leads Mozart’s “Le Nozze di Figaro” in Laurent Pelly’s production. The cast includes Florian {…}

New Study Finds Gender Inequality & Non-Standard Work in US Opera Production

(Photo credit: Adrien Coquet) Dr. Caitlin Vincent (University of Melbourne) and Dr. Amanda Coles (Deakin University) have published their findings on the gender inequality and the impacts of non-standard work in the US opera industry. The team tracked women’s representation as conductors, directors, and designers at the 11 largest opera companies in the United States – the Metropolitan Opera, Santa Fe {…}