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Thursday, June 21
 

2:00pm

Roundtable: All the World's a Stage
Limited Capacity seats available

Site-specific and alternative-venue performances are at the forefront of company strategies to connect to new communities and attract new audiences. Productions in these spaces frequently involve unusual or experimental programming. Learn about recent successes (and failures, too) of non-traditional production experiences.

Panel:
Matt Brogan, Consultant Fisher Dachs Associates
Todd Hensley, Partner, Schuler Shook
Robin Glosemeyer Petrone, Principal Threshold Acoustics

CASE STUDIES FROM:
BOSTON LYRIC OPERA – Anna Labykina, Production & Technical Director
ON SITE OPERA – Eric Einhorn, General & Artistic Director
CHICAGO FRINGE & Others – George Cederquist, director and Patrick Rizzotti, designer

Moderators
avatar for Alexa B. Antopol

Alexa B. Antopol

Chief Intelligence Officer, Fisher Dachs Associates
Fisher Dachs Associates is a vibrant, international theatre consulting practice specializing in performing arts and cultural spaces. Ask me anything (within reason)!

Speakers
avatar for Matt Brogan

Matt Brogan

Consultant, Fisher Dachs Associates
For over a decade, Matt has worked as a consultant and designer on projects across the US and internationally. Matt is currently designing a new 600-seat, multi-tiered opera house for the Shepherd School of Music at Rice University (now in construction). Recently completed projects... Read More →
avatar for George Cederquist

George Cederquist

Artistic Director, Chicago Fringe Opera
George is the Artistic Director of Chicago Fringe Opera (called “the city’s alt-opera company” by the Chicago Tribune), which produces experiential, immersive, and site-specific productions of operas composed in English. At CFO, George has directed THE ROSSINI PROJECT (workshop... Read More →
avatar for Eric Einhorn

Eric Einhorn

General & Artistic Director, On Site Opera
avatar for Todd Hensley

Todd Hensley

Partner, Schuler Shook
Planning your new opera space or improving your current space. We are theatre consultants who understand opera well. We have helped many Opera America members with their projects.
avatar for Anna Labykina

Anna Labykina

Production & Technical Director, Boston Lyric Opera
A native of Russia, Anna has made New England her home for over two decades. She is currently finishing her fourth season at the Boston Lyric Opera. Prior to BLO, she has worked as a Technical Director at The Boston Conservatory, Tufts University and Salem State College. While at... Read More →
avatar for Robin Glosemeyer Petrone

Robin Glosemeyer Petrone

Principal, Threshold Acoustics
I am an acoustician with a primary focus on the building and renovation of performance and rehearsal spaces.
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Scott Pfeiffer

Partner, Threshold Acoustics
Opera acoustics, running, cooking, camping or tennis.
avatar for Patrick Rizzotti

Patrick Rizzotti

Designer
Patrick Rizzotti is a scenic designer working in theatre, television, and virtual/augmented reality. He has a strong interest in new works and highly collaborative projects that explore how space is used to enhance an experience. Select New York Designs Include: The Assignment (A.R.T./NY... Read More →

Sponsors
avatar for LiveNote

LiveNote

Technical/Production Network and Under 35 Mixer Sponsor, InstantEncore
LiveNote® - The Philadelphia Orchestra and InstantEncore have combined forces to introduce LiveNote® - an interactive performance guide for your mobile app. With LiveNote, your audience can view translations, program notes, and images smoothly in real time via any internet conn... Read More →
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Threshold Acoustics

Sponsor: Artistic Administration Network
Threshold provides acoustics and audio/video design consulting for performing arts buildings, aware of tradition and turned toward the future, relating to each client and project with clarity, accessibility and individuality.


Thursday June 21, 2018 2:00pm - 3:15pm
Regency Ballroom E, 2nd Floor, Hyatt Regency 315 Chestnut Street, St, Louis, MO 63012

2:00pm

Roundtable: Development
These network-specific sessions are the place for open, frank dialogue that addresses the issues facing particular disciplines within the field of opera.

Thursday June 21, 2018 2:00pm - 3:15pm
Regency Ballroom A, 2nd Floor, Hyatt Regency 315 Chestnut Street, St. Louis, MO 63102
  • Area of Focus DEV
  • Limited Access Open to Professional Company Member (PCM) staff

2:00pm

Roundtable: Education and Community Engagement (Budget Groups 1 and 2)
Limited Capacity seats available

These network-specific sessions are the place for open, frank dialogue that addresses the issues facing particular disciplines within the field of opera.

Moderators
avatar for Jamie Andrews

Jamie Andrews

Chief Learning Officer, Minnesota Opera
Jamie Andrews is currently the Chief Learning Officer for the Minnesota Opera. In this position he has developed award winning programs that engage audiences of all ages, such as Music Out Loud, an opera-based El Sistema-inspired social development program, and Project Opera, a vocal... Read More →
avatar for Allison Felter

Allison Felter

Director of Education & Community Engagement, Opera Theatre of Saint Louis

Thursday June 21, 2018 2:00pm - 3:15pm
Sterling 4, 2nd Floor, Hyatt Regency 315 Chestnut Street, St. Louis, MO 63012
  • Area of Focus EDU
  • Limited Access Open to Professional Company Member (PCM) staff

2:00pm

Roundtable: Education and Community Engagement (Budget Groups 3–5)
Limited Capacity filling up

These network-specific sessions are the place for open, frank dialogue that addresses the issues facing particular disciplines within the field of opera.

Moderators
avatar for Linden Christ

Linden Christ

Director of Education, Chicago Opera Theater
Top 30 Professionals of the Year 2019 by Musical America Education Program finalist in 2018 The International Opera Awards Education & Outreach Co-Chair for Opera America
avatar for Brenda Huggins

Brenda Huggins

Learning and Leadership Manager, OPERA America
I manage the Education and Community Engagement Network at OPERA America, and work to create professional development opportunities for opera educators. I also mentor the Opera Teens Advisory Committee, made-up of high school students from across the country who represent their local... Read More →

Thursday June 21, 2018 2:00pm - 3:15pm
Sterling 3. 2nd Floor, Hyatt Regency 315 Chestnut Street, St. Louis, MO 63102
  • Area of Focus EDU
  • Limited Access Open to Professional Company Member (PCM) staff only

2:00pm

Roundtable: Finance, Administration and Human Resources
Limited Capacity filling up

Tapping into the 3rd Rail
Two consistent revenue sources throughout the industry keep companies on track: ticket sales and contributions .  What about that 3rd source, that 3rd rail that powers your organization with room to grow, make mistakes and thrive.  What are the successful 3rd rails?  What have you learned from trying to implement a 3rd rail or grow an already existing one?  We will discuss endowments, concessions, buildings and any other 3rd rail that you have considered.  

These network-specific sessions are the place for open, frank dialogue that addresses the issues facing particular disciplines within the field of opera.

Speakers
avatar for Jeremiah  Marks

Jeremiah Marks

Chief Financial Officer, Opera Philadelphia
Jeremiah Marks has been with Opera Philadelphia as Chief Financial Officer since 2015. A veteran in the nonprofit industry, Jeremiah is a frequent speaker at the OPERA America Leadership intensive and at performing arts conferences across the country. Prior to Opera Philadelphia... Read More →


Thursday June 21, 2018 2:00pm - 3:15pm
Sterling 1, 2nd Floor, Hyatt Regency 315 Chestnut Street, St. Louis, MO 63102
  • Area of Focus FIN
  • Limited Access Open to Professional Company Member (PCM) staff

2:00pm

Roundtable: General Directors: Budget Group 1 and 2
These network-specific sessions are the place for open, frank dialogue that addresses the issues facing particular disciplines within the field of opera.

Speakers
avatar for Marc A. Scorca

Marc A. Scorca

President/CEO, OPERA America
Marc A. Scorca joined OPERA America in 1990 as president and CEO. Under his leadership, the OPERA America membership has grown from 120 opera companies to nearly 2,500 organizations and individuals. The organization has also administered two landmark funding initiatives in support... Read More →

Sponsors
avatar for Schuler Shook

Schuler Shook

Sponsor: General Director sessions, Schuler Shook Theatre Planners | Lighting Designers
Schuler Shook is an internationally recognized theatre planning and consulting firm with extensive experience in opera facility planning.  Our clients include Lyric Opera of Chicago, Sydney Opera House, Santa Fe Opera, Sarasota Opera, Cincinnati Opera, Seattle Opera, Portland Opera... Read More →


Thursday June 21, 2018 2:00pm - 3:15pm
Sterling 6, 2nd Floor, Hyatt Regency 315 Chestnut Street, St. Louis, MO 63102
  • Area of Focus GD
  • Limited Access Open to Professional Company Member (PCM) staff

2:00pm

Roundtable: General Directors: Budget Group 3
These network-specific sessions are the place for open, frank dialogue that addresses the issues facing particular disciplines within the field of opera.

Moderators
avatar for Kathryn Smith

Kathryn Smith

General Director, Madison Opera
Kathryn Smith is General Director of Madison Opera, a Vice Chair of OPERA America's Board of Directors, and Chair of the Women's Opera Network Steering Committee. Under her leadership, Madison Opera has expanded its repertoire with twelve company premieres, created a Studio Artist... Read More →

Sponsors
avatar for Schuler Shook

Schuler Shook

Sponsor: General Director sessions, Schuler Shook Theatre Planners | Lighting Designers
Schuler Shook is an internationally recognized theatre planning and consulting firm with extensive experience in opera facility planning.  Our clients include Lyric Opera of Chicago, Sydney Opera House, Santa Fe Opera, Sarasota Opera, Cincinnati Opera, Seattle Opera, Portland Opera... Read More →


Thursday June 21, 2018 2:00pm - 3:15pm
Sterling 7, 2nd Floor, Hyatt Regency 315 Chestnut Street, St. Louis, MO 63102
  • Area of Focus GD
  • Limited Access Open to Professional Company Member (PCM) staff

2:00pm

Roundtable: General Directors: Budget Group 4 and 5
These network-specific sessions are the place for open, frank dialogue that addresses the issues facing particular disciplines within the field of opera.

Moderators
avatar for Keith Wolfe

Keith Wolfe

General Director, Opera Birmingham

Sponsors
avatar for Schuler Shook

Schuler Shook

Sponsor: General Director sessions, Schuler Shook Theatre Planners | Lighting Designers
Schuler Shook is an internationally recognized theatre planning and consulting firm with extensive experience in opera facility planning.  Our clients include Lyric Opera of Chicago, Sydney Opera House, Santa Fe Opera, Sarasota Opera, Cincinnati Opera, Seattle Opera, Portland Opera... Read More →


Thursday June 21, 2018 2:00pm - 3:15pm
Sterling 5, 2nd Floor, Hyatt Regency 315 Chestnut Street, St. Louis, MO 63102
  • Area of Focus GD
  • Limited Access Open to Professional Company Member (PCM) staff

2:00pm

Roundtable: Marketing/Public Relations
Limited Capacity seats available

These network-specific sessions are the place for open, frank dialogue that addresses the issues facing particular disciplines within the field of opera.

Speakers
avatar for Ceci Dadisman

Ceci Dadisman

Digital Marketing Manager, FORM
Ceci is an arts marketer with 15 years of experience working with organizations of all sizes utilizing innovative methods. She is a nationally recognized leader in her field and specializes in fostering meaningful engagement through digital marketing. A frequent public speaker, Ceci’s... Read More →

Sponsors
avatar for SD&ampA Teleservices

SD&A Teleservices

Sponsor: Marketing/PR Network
Committed to making the world a better place, SD&A works exclusively with nonprofit organizations to help them raise money for a wide variety of worthy causes. This is our sole mission, and we've been doing it successfully for 35 years. Known for our flexible approach to campaign... Read More →


Thursday June 21, 2018 2:00pm - 3:15pm
Regency Ballroom B, 2nd Floor, Hyatt Regency 315 Chestnut Street, St. Louis, MO 63102
  • Area of Focus MKTG
  • Limited Access Open to Professional Company Member (PCM) staff

2:00pm

Roundtable: Trustees
Limited Capacity filling up

These network-specific sessions are the place for open, frank dialogue that addresses the issues facing particular disciplines within the field of opera.

Moderators
avatar for Evan Hazell

Evan Hazell

Trustee, Pacific Opera Victoria

Speakers
RO

Ruth Orth

Trustee, Pensacola Opera

Sponsors
avatar for Genovese Vanderhoof & Associates

Genovese Vanderhoof & Associates

Sponsor: Trustee Network
Margaret Genovese and Dory Vanderhoof are management consultants in the arts with an unparalleled record of success in assisting their clients in executive search, effective organizational planning, capital campaign, successful facility development and dramatic improvement to contributed... Read More →


Thursday June 21, 2018 2:00pm - 3:15pm
Sterling 2, 2nd Floor, Hyatt Regency 315 Chestnut Street, St. Louis, MO 63102
 
Friday, June 22
 

3:30pm

Roundtable: Artistic Administration
Limited Capacity filling up

Discussion topics brought forward from the Spring Forum include: AGMA Schedule C, next generation leadership and communal auditions.

These network-specific sessions are the place for open, frank dialogue that addresses the issues facing particular disciplines within the field of opera.

Moderators
avatar for Scott Guzielek

Scott Guzielek

Director of Artistic Operations, Palm Beach Opera
Scott Guzielek is Director of Artistic Operations at the Palm Beach Opera where he is responsible for all aspects of artistic planning including the oversight and direction of the Young Artist Program. For seven seasons he was Artistic Administrator of Washington National Opera working... Read More →
avatar for Sean Waugh

Sean Waugh

Artistic Planning Manager, San Francisco Opera
Sean Waugh joined San Francisco Opera in May 2010 and currently serves as artistic planning manager, assisting with casting, season planning, and overseeing artistic operations for the company. Sean has helped lead a number of strategic initiatives at SFO including the formation of... Read More →

Sponsors
avatar for Threshold Acoustics

Threshold Acoustics

Sponsor: Artistic Administration Network
Threshold provides acoustics and audio/video design consulting for performing arts buildings, aware of tradition and turned toward the future, relating to each client and project with clarity, accessibility and individuality.


Friday June 22, 2018 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Sterling 2, 2nd Floor, Hyatt Regency 315 Chestnut Street, St. Louis, MO 63102
  • Area of Focus AA
  • Limited Access Open to Professional Company Member (PCM) staff

3:30pm

Trustee Roundtable: General Director Evaluations
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

Reviews are not limited to what occurs on stage. Thoughtful evaluation should be an organizational priority. A panel of consultants and company leaders will share their expertise in defining performance expectations, establishing measurable outcomes and communicating with the general director.

Moderators
avatar for Marc A. Scorca

Marc A. Scorca

President/CEO, OPERA America
Marc A. Scorca joined OPERA America in 1990 as president and CEO. Under his leadership, the OPERA America membership has grown from 120 opera companies to nearly 2,500 organizations and individuals. The organization has also administered two landmark funding initiatives in support... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Evan Hazell

Evan Hazell

Trustee, Pacific Opera Victoria
avatar for Gina Hoagland

Gina Hoagland

Chairman & Principal, Collaborative Strategies, Inc.
Gina Hoagland has led strategic planning engagements for more than 500 companies and not-for-profit agencies in her tenure with CSI. She brings a results-oriented pragmatism to planning, coaching and execution. Her abiding commitment to partnering with clients has helped them elevate... Read More →
avatar for James Wright

James Wright

Field Consultant, For-Profit Organization
After leading Vancouver Opera for 17 years James Wright retired from the company in June 2016.He currently sits on the Nature Conservancy of Canada BC board of directors and The TELUS Vancouver Community Board; he has just completed a two-year term on the Vancity Community Foundation... Read More →

Sponsors
avatar for Genovese Vanderhoof & Associates

Genovese Vanderhoof & Associates

Sponsor: Trustee Network
Margaret Genovese and Dory Vanderhoof are management consultants in the arts with an unparalleled record of success in assisting their clients in executive search, effective organizational planning, capital campaign, successful facility development and dramatic improvement to contributed... Read More →


Friday June 22, 2018 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Sterling 6, 2nd Floor, Hyatt Regency 315 Chestnut Street, St. Louis, MO 63102

3:30pm

Tour and Changeover: Opera Theatre of Saint Louis
Members of the Technical/Production Forum are invited to observe the changeover with the OTSL stage crew, led by Hans Fredrickson, technical director. Hosted by the Opera Theater of Saint Louis staff, the participants will discuss the efficiencies needed to manage a repertory production schedule.

Meet in the hotel lobby to travel on shuttle bus departing at 3:30 pm from the 4th Street entrance.

Speakers
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Hans Fredrickson

Technical Director, Opera Theatre of Saint Louis
Prior to joining the Opera Theatre production department as Technical Director, Hans Fredrickson was a member of the staff at Image Technologies Corporation, where he provided oversight for the construction of corporate and theatrical scenic designs for clients ranging from Anheuser-Busch... Read More →

Sponsors
avatar for LiveNote

LiveNote

Technical/Production Network and Under 35 Mixer Sponsor, InstantEncore
LiveNote® - The Philadelphia Orchestra and InstantEncore have combined forces to introduce LiveNote® - an interactive performance guide for your mobile app. With LiveNote, your audience can view translations, program notes, and images smoothly in real time via any internet conn... Read More →
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Opera Theatre of Saint Louis

Sponsor: St, Louis Artists and Administrators


Friday June 22, 2018 3:30pm - 5:45pm
Loretto-Hilton Center 130 Edgar Road, St. Louis, MO
 
Saturday, June 23
 

11:00am

Roundtable: Singer Training Forum
Limited Capacity seats available

These network-specific sessions are the place for open, frank dialogue that addresses the issues facing particular disciplines within the field of opera.

Moderators
avatar for Brian Luedloff

Brian Luedloff

Artistic Director, Opera Fort Collins

Saturday June 23, 2018 11:00am - 12:15pm
Sterling 4, 2nd Floor, Hyatt Regency 315 Chestnut Street, St. Louis, MO 63012
  • Area of Focus STF
  • Limited Access Open to members of the Singer Training Forum

1:15pm

Roundtable: Attracting and Retaining Artisans and Technicians
Experienced artisans and technicians trained in the opera/music-theater arts are coveted for their skills, difficult to find and even harder to retain. Learn how companies are changing job descriptions, recruiting strategies and changing work schedules to assemble and keep a strong staff.

Recommended sites for job postings:
http://www.hireculture.org/
http://offstagejobs.com/

Moderators
avatar for Alicia Moriarty

Alicia Moriarty

Production Operations Manager, Seattle Opera

Speakers
avatar for Mitra Sadeghpour

Mitra Sadeghpour

Director of Opera, University of Northern Iowa
Mitra Sadeghpour, DM, opera educator and soprano, joined the University of Northern Iowa School of Music in 2014 after 12 years at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire where she was honored as a Max Schoenfeld Distinguished Professor. At UNI, Dr. Sadeghpour directs the opera program... Read More →
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Bradley Vernatter

Director of Operations, Opera Omaha
avatar for Tom  Wright

Tom Wright

Director of Artistic Planning, Vancouver Opera

Sponsors
avatar for LiveNote

LiveNote

Technical/Production Network and Under 35 Mixer Sponsor, InstantEncore
LiveNote® - The Philadelphia Orchestra and InstantEncore have combined forces to introduce LiveNote® - an interactive performance guide for your mobile app. With LiveNote, your audience can view translations, program notes, and images smoothly in real time via any internet conn... Read More →


Saturday June 23, 2018 1:15pm - 2:30pm
Regency Ballroom E, 2nd Floor, Hyatt Regency 315 Chestnut Street, St, Louis, MO 63012
  • Area of Focus TECH/PROD, STF
  • Limited Access Open to Professional Company Member (PCM) staff

1:15pm

Roundtable: Development
These network-specific sessions are the place for open, frank dialogue that addresses the issues facing particular disciplines within the field of opera.

Saturday June 23, 2018 1:15pm - 2:30pm
Sterling 2, 2nd Floor, Hyatt Regency 315 Chestnut Street, St. Louis, MO 63102
  • Area of Focus DEV
  • Limited Access Open to Professional Company Member (PCM) staff

1:15pm

Roundtable: Education (Teaching Artist Training Workshop)
Limited Capacity seats available

Focusing on identifying and developing essential skills needed for teaching artistry practice, leaders of teaching artist training in the opera field will lead sample exercises and share curriculum and lesson plans in a hands-on workshop.

Moderators
avatar for Margie J. Reese

Margie J. Reese

Executive Director, Wichita Falls Alliance for Arts and Culture
Margie Johnson Reese has an expansive portfolio as a career arts management professional, leading grant making and cultural agencies in West Africa, Los Angeles, and Dallas. She has contributed to public policy in the arts in cities and countries around the world.  Ms. Reese is currently... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Stuart Holt

Stuart Holt

Director of School Programs & Community Engagement, Metropolitan Opera Guild
avatar for Stefanie Izzo

Stefanie Izzo

Access Opera Manager, Metropolitan Opera Guild
avatar for Ashley Renée Watkins

Ashley Renée Watkins

Teaching Artist, Lincoln Center Education
ASHLEY RENÉE WATKINS is an accomplished performing artist and teaching artist, currently a member of the prestigious faculty for Lincoln Center Education (LCE) and the 92nd Street Y Center for Education Outreach. As an LCE teaching artist, Ashley Renée works with both student and... Read More →


Saturday June 23, 2018 1:15pm - 2:30pm
Regency Ballroom B, 2nd Floor, Hyatt Regency 315 Chestnut Street, St. Louis, MO 63102
  • Area of Focus EDU
  • Limited Access Open to Professional Company Members (PCM) staff only.
  • Live Stream Recorded for archival use.

1:15pm

Roundtable: Finance/Administration
Data, Business Intelligence and the Future of Operations and Financial Reporting
How are you driving business intelligence at your company?  What changes are you making to your operational and financial business model?  What are the operational and financial levers you are using to run your company?  Finally, what systems are you putting into place to capture and report on this information so you can make data driven decisions?  This Budget 1 and 2 - focused session will discuss this and more.

These network-specific sessions are the place for open, frank dialogue that addresses the issues facing particular disciplines within the field of opera.

Moderators
avatar for Jeremiah  Marks

Jeremiah Marks

Chief Financial Officer, Opera Philadelphia
Jeremiah Marks has been with Opera Philadelphia as Chief Financial Officer since 2015. A veteran in the nonprofit industry, Jeremiah is a frequent speaker at the OPERA America Leadership intensive and at performing arts conferences across the country. Prior to Opera Philadelphia... Read More →

Saturday June 23, 2018 1:15pm - 2:30pm
Sterling 7, 2nd Floor, Hyatt Regency 315 Chestnut Street, St. Louis, MO 63102
  • Area of Focus FIN
  • Limited Access Open to Professional Company Member (PCM) staff

1:15pm

Roundtable: Finance/Human Resources
Discussion at this roundtable will center on the changing responsibilities of an employer in today's workplace. Share and learn how colleagues are acting proactively to create a safe, sought-after and legally compliant workplace.

These network-specific sessions are the place for open, frank dialogue that addresses the issues facing particular disciplines within the field of opera.

Moderators
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Liz Kellogg

Human Resource Director, The Santa Fe Opera
Director of Human Resources, with the Santa Fe Opera since 2000.SPHR, member of SHRM and the Northern New Mexico local chapter.Human resource generalist, with areas of emphasis in all major areas of the discipline. Have practiced in HR for going on 30 years!

Speakers
avatar for Christian De Gré

Christian De Gré

Director, Opera Center, OPERA America
Mexican Artist Christian De Gré has spearheaded numerous international projects in film, theater, television, music, publishing, web-media, fine-art and radio such as Fatty Fatty No Friends (New York Innovative Theater Award Nominations for Best Music and Best Musical), Beware The... Read More →


Saturday June 23, 2018 1:15pm - 2:30pm
Sterling 6, 2nd Floor, Hyatt Regency 315 Chestnut Street, St. Louis, MO 63102
  • Area of Focus FIN

1:15pm

Roundtable: General Directors: Budget Group 1 and 2
These network-specific sessions are the place for open, frank dialogue that addresses the issues facing particular disciplines within the field of opera.

Speakers
avatar for Marc A. Scorca

Marc A. Scorca

President/CEO, OPERA America
Marc A. Scorca joined OPERA America in 1990 as president and CEO. Under his leadership, the OPERA America membership has grown from 120 opera companies to nearly 2,500 organizations and individuals. The organization has also administered two landmark funding initiatives in support... Read More →

Sponsors
avatar for Schuler Shook

Schuler Shook

Sponsor: General Director sessions, Schuler Shook Theatre Planners | Lighting Designers
Schuler Shook is an internationally recognized theatre planning and consulting firm with extensive experience in opera facility planning.  Our clients include Lyric Opera of Chicago, Sydney Opera House, Santa Fe Opera, Sarasota Opera, Cincinnati Opera, Seattle Opera, Portland Opera... Read More →


Saturday June 23, 2018 1:15pm - 2:30pm
Sterling 1, 2nd Floor, Hyatt Regency 315 Chestnut Street, St. Louis, MO 63102
  • Area of Focus GD
  • Limited Access Open to Professional Company Member (PCM) staff

1:15pm

Roundtable: General Directors: Budget Group 3, 4 and 5
These network-specific sessions are the place for open, frank dialogue that addresses the issues facing particular disciplines within the field of opera.

Speakers
avatar for Kathryn Smith

Kathryn Smith

General Director, Madison Opera
Kathryn Smith is General Director of Madison Opera, a Vice Chair of OPERA America's Board of Directors, and Chair of the Women's Opera Network Steering Committee. Under her leadership, Madison Opera has expanded its repertoire with twelve company premieres, created a Studio Artist... Read More →

Sponsors
avatar for Schuler Shook

Schuler Shook

Sponsor: General Director sessions, Schuler Shook Theatre Planners | Lighting Designers
Schuler Shook is an internationally recognized theatre planning and consulting firm with extensive experience in opera facility planning.  Our clients include Lyric Opera of Chicago, Sydney Opera House, Santa Fe Opera, Sarasota Opera, Cincinnati Opera, Seattle Opera, Portland Opera... Read More →


Saturday June 23, 2018 1:15pm - 2:30pm
Sterling 3. 2nd Floor, Hyatt Regency 315 Chestnut Street, St. Louis, MO 63102
  • Area of Focus GD
  • Limited Access Open to Professional Company Member (PCM) staff

1:15pm

Roundtable: Marketing/Public Relations
These network-specific sessions are the place for open, frank dialogue that addresses the issues facing particular disciplines within the field of opera.

Speakers
avatar for Joe Gfaller

Joe Gfaller

Director of Marketing & Public Relations, Opera Theatre of Saint Louis
Joe Gfaller has served as Director of Marketing and Public Relations for Opera Theatre since February, 2011. In that time, he has managed some of the company's most successful sales campaigns, including record-setting campaign for the world premiere of Terence Blanchard and Michael... Read More →

Sponsors
avatar for SD&ampA Teleservices

SD&A Teleservices

Sponsor: Marketing/PR Network
Committed to making the world a better place, SD&A works exclusively with nonprofit organizations to help them raise money for a wide variety of worthy causes. This is our sole mission, and we've been doing it successfully for 35 years. Known for our flexible approach to campaign... Read More →


Saturday June 23, 2018 1:15pm - 2:30pm
Sterling 5, 2nd Floor, Hyatt Regency 315 Chestnut Street, St. Louis, MO 63102
  • Area of Focus MKTG
  • Limited Access Open to Professional Company Member (PCM) staff

1:15pm

Roundtable: Trustees
Limited Capacity seats available

Speakers
avatar for Evan Hazell

Evan Hazell

Trustee, Pacific Opera Victoria
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Ruth Orth

Trustee, Pensacola Opera
avatar for James Wright

James Wright

Field Consultant, For-Profit Organization
After leading Vancouver Opera for 17 years James Wright retired from the company in June 2016.He currently sits on the Nature Conservancy of Canada BC board of directors and The TELUS Vancouver Community Board; he has just completed a two-year term on the Vancity Community Foundation... Read More →

Sponsors
avatar for Genovese Vanderhoof & Associates

Genovese Vanderhoof & Associates

Sponsor: Trustee Network
Margaret Genovese and Dory Vanderhoof are management consultants in the arts with an unparalleled record of success in assisting their clients in executive search, effective organizational planning, capital campaign, successful facility development and dramatic improvement to contributed... Read More →


Saturday June 23, 2018 1:15pm - 2:30pm
Sterling 4, 2nd Floor, Hyatt Regency 315 Chestnut Street, St. Louis, MO 63012