Backstage at Utah Opera

Opera goes to the dogs.

Posted by Opera Gal in Productions

Operas can be difficult enough to pull off, but that’s even more true when you add an animal to the mix. What if you add two? I’d like you to meet the two dogs who have joined our cast for Of Mice and Men: Sabbie…

Ranch Hand Denim.

Posted by Opera Gal in Costumes

I was chatting with Rose, the Costume Director, about the costumes for Of Mice and Men. You would think that outfitting a bunch of men with work shirts and denim would be easy, but it’s not! Here’s a picture of some of the rejected pants…

Cleaning up the Bunkhouse.

Posted by Opera Gal in Sets

We are already getting prepared for Of Mice and Men next month, pulling costumes, looking at props, and updating sets. Our set for Of Mice and Men is one that is rented out to other opera companies, so the scene shop pulled it out the…

Utah Opera Chorus Auditions!

Posted by Opera Gal in Music, Productions

Have you always wanted to sing on the Utah Opera stage? Here’s your chance! Auditions for the 2012-13 Utah Opera Chorus will be next Thursday, April 12 between 4 and 8:30. If you are a trained singer with stage experience, contact Shaun Ricks at sricks@usuo.org…