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And The Clock Starts Now

Saturdays in August can be particularly challenging and exciting for the Glimmerglass staff and crew. We run in rep, or rotation, which means Saturdays in August feature two different productions. For example, this Saturday we have The Tender Land at … Continue reading

The Brookwood School at Glimmerglass

The Brookwood School summer camp joined us this morning for a backstage tour. Pictures of the children exploring the theater are below.        

Second Graders Explore Glimmerglass Opera

Yesterday, we had close to 80 second graders from Cooperstown Central School join us on campus for a backstage tour, as part of a two-tier educational program offered to area schools.   June and I worked with the students in … Continue reading

Incoming Glimmerglass Intern Wins at KCACTF

DeLisle Merrill, who will join Glimmerglass this summer as the Intern Costume Shopper, was recently announced as a national winner at the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF). Merrill, who hails from Washington State, was awarded The Barbizon Award … Continue reading

Glimmerglass: Producing Opera and Saving Lives

Glimmerglass is known for many things: New and innovative productions. Performing little-known works. Picturesque campus. Unique theater. Top-notch safety program…?

Glimmerglass Opera is regarded as having one of the best safety-training programs in the industry. Continue reading

Insider Language Defined

We’ve been throwing the term “strike” around in some of our recent online exchanges, and I’d like to apologize. Some concerned readers thought the use of “strike” meant we had a protest in effect! The word “strike,” in the theater world, refers to when … Continue reading

Backstage at The Consul

R.B. Schlather, The Consul Assistant Director, took a camera backstage during one of the performances, capturing singers before and during the performance. Check it out!

Moving La Traviata Documentary

Calling the Shots

Last week, E. Reed Fisher spoke with a group from Oneonta’s Center for Continued Adult Learning about his role as stage manager for La Traviata. He began by sharing the essential tools of the trade: a pen, clock and calendar, … Continue reading

Care and Feeding of Artists

During the festival season, our company swells to more than 300 people–orchestra members, box office staff, groundskeepers, stagehands and more. One of the many responsibilities of the Artistic Operations staff is to make sure performers feel at home. It’s a … Continue reading