From Page to Stage- Theater and Opera
From Page to Stage—Theater and Opera
As a part of the ongoing collaboration between Town and Gown and ESRI to bring educational and cultural programs to the community, the Cultural Series is excited to present a blended feature of music and theatre arts featuring two Redlands professors.
On Tuesday, March 16 Lossett Visiting Professor and playwright Doris Baizley and artist professor of voice and director of the university’s opera Marco Schindelmann will discuss the not oft-seen side demands of creating and interpreting work in theater and opera productions.
Baizley has written over 11 plays, including the most recent "Mrs. California,” a satire based upon a real life 1950’s televised homemaker pageant, set to premier in the Glen Wallichs Theatre from April 8-11. She is a founding member of LA Theater Works, a member of the Dramatists Guild and the Writers Guild of America, and has completed residencies at The Gathering at Bigfork, Sundance Playwrights’ Institute, and Hedgebrook Retreat for Women Writers.
Schindelmann is currently working to direct the upcoming Mozart opera “The Magic Flute,” also set to open in Redlands in April. As a soloist, producer, director, composer, and curator he has performed, worked, and been published over the last two decades. Schindelmann’s musical and artistic contributions have earned numerous awards, including an Outstanding Teaching Award and a grant to record the Sprechstimme in Pierrot Lunaire. He is associated with the Arts Council for the City of Long Beach and is a founding member of various organizations, including MLuM, a Long Beach based pinceptual and histriophonic art ensemble.
Admission to the event on Tuesday, March 16 at 5:30 pm is free and will be held at ESRI’s Conference Center, located on 380 New York Street, Redlands, CA 92373.