Staff Spotlight: John Cook

Posted by Media Intern in Sets, Staff Spotlight

  John Wayne Cook is the scenic artist for Utah Opera. He is a man who loves his work, stating that “It is a blessing to do what I love.” His job is to paint the sets for Utah Opera productions as well as several regional companies across the…

Salome – The Seven Spheres

Posted by Opera Gal in Sets

In last week’s interview with Vita Tzykun, the Set and Costume Designer for Salome, she mentioned the importance of one of the set elements – seven spheres. The spheres represent the phases of the moon, and also play a prominent role in Salome’s Dance of…

The Magic Flute’s Beautiful and Unusual Set

Posted by Opera Gal in Sets

The cast for The Magic Flute is currently rehearsing in our black box, before they move into Capitol Theatre next week. Usually what happens for rehearsal is the space of the Capitol Theatre stage and the scenery pieces are marked on the floor in tape,…