Operas and Musicals

 Robert Gehrenbeck Brian Leeper, directors

The Department of Music in collaboration with the Theatre/Dance Department annually presents a musical or an opera. These productions are fully costumed and staged and are intended for more advanced singers and actors. The musicals and operas are open to all university students by audition.

Opera Workshop

Brian Leeper, Director

Opera Workshop introduces the singing actor to the basic techniques incorporated in the staging of opera through acting exercises, culminating in a performance of staged and costumed one-act operas and opera scenes. Opera Workshop is intended for more advanced singers, but is open to all university students by audition. An audition is required. Additionally, there are opportunities to sing in complete opera and musical productions as described below. For further information, contact Brian Leeper at leeperb@uww.edu.

Production Photos from Past Operas & Musicals


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