Staged Scenes

Director Kate Gaul is leading the Pacific Opera Young Artists and Guest Artists through an intensive week of stagecraft, culminating in this performance of Staged Scenes at the Independent Theatre.

Intended Program (subject to change):

Britten - Paul Bunyan - Christmas Party Scene

Britten - Albert Herring - Threnody

Massenet - Cendrillon - Love Duet

Massenet - Cendrillon - Fairy Godmother's Scene

Meale - Voss - Act 1 Scene

Mozart - Cosi fan tutte - Oh, guarda sorella

Mozart - Le nozze di Figaro - Act 1 Trio

Mozart - Le nozze di Figaro - Act 2 Trio

Mozart - Le nozze di Figaro - Gente, gente (Finale)

Offenbach - Les contes d'Hoffman - Tu, ne chanteras plus? Trio

Puccini - La boheme - Act 1 Finale

Puccini - Tosca - Act 1 Love Duet

Shire - Baby, The Musical - Overture/We Start Today

Sondheim - Merrily We Roll Along - The Hills of Tomorrow

Weill - Street Scene - Ice Cream Sextet

The Independent Theatre, 269 Miller St, North Sydney

Sunday, 9 September, 2018, 4.00pm

Performance duration is 90 mins approx. (No interval.)

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About the Director:

Kate Gaul is a theatre director and designer. Kate’s directing credits include plays, opera, physical theatre, devised works and classics for theatre companies across Australia. Opera credits include Castor + Pollux(Pinchgut), Eight Songs for a Mad King(Verbruggen Ensemble),The CunningLittle Vixen(Sydney Chamber Opera), Il MatrimonioSegretoEnglish Eccentrics, Les Mamelles de Tiresias(Sydney Conservatorium), Dialogues of theCarmelites, Die Fledermaus(WAPPA). She is Artistic Director of Siren Theatre Co where her passion is for text-based drama challenges artists and audiences to have bold imaginative experiences. In 2017 the company received fourteen Sydney Critics Award nominations for The Trouble with Harry (by Lachlan Philpott) and The Ham Funeral (by Patrick White). The company also toured Misterman (by Enda Walsh), Good with Maps (by Noelle Janaszweska) and One Hander (by Thomas Campbell) to Edinburgh .

PERFORMERS:

SOPRANOS:

Katherine Allen

Livia Brash

Natalie Cassaniti*

Elizabeth Cooper*

Michaella Edelstein

Ballina Gee*

Rebecca MacCallion

Imogen-Faith Malfitano

Ayako Ohtake

Chloe Robbins*

Sophie Salvesani

Mikayla Tate*

Emily Turner

Lucy Vallely*

MEZZOS

Rebecca Hart

Stella Hannock*

Elora Ledger

Ellen Malone#

TENORS

Nathan Bryon

Daine Ellicott

Branko Lovrinov#

Dominic Lui#

Caleb Son

BARITONES

Frankie Bouchier#

Geoffrey Carman

Andrew Dickson

Joseph Kim

Emillio Mancia#

*Adjunct Artist

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