The Simsbury Light Opera Company will hold open auditions for our April 2016 production of Gilbert & Sullivan's The Sorcerer on Tuesday, November 10th and Sunday, November 15th, from 7-9 pm. Auditions will take place at our rehearsal facility, "Basingstoke." G & S audition pieces are preferred; audition music will be provided for chorus. Questions, or to volunteer with backstage aspects of the show, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Simsbury Light Opera Company is proud to welcome two new directors for our 2016 season.
Artistic Director Mike Reynolds is a long-time performer with the Connecticut Gilbert & Sullivan Society, where his roles have included the Duke of Plaza-Toro (The Gondoliers) and Dr. Daly (The Sorcerer). He recently served as Associate Director for CT Gilbert & Sullivan's production of Iolanthe. Mike is the Director of the Theatre Program at Norwich Free Academy. He holds an MFA in Directing from Catholic University of America.
Music Director Nathaniel Baker has recently served as Music Director for West Hartford Community Theater and Connecticut Theatre Company, among other groups. He is the Chorus Master for Connecticut Lyric Opera, and a past Music Director of the Choral Club of Hartford. Nathaniel has a Master's degree in Piano Performance from the University of Connecticut; his undergraduate degree is from the Hartt School.
We look forward to working with both of them on our upcoming production of The Sorcerer!