Many are walking into 2019 with a refreshed sense of self and a determination to reclaim and evolve their 2018 goals. We asked our company members & season artists to reflect on the past year and look ahead to 2019.
Meet our one of our founding company members, head of Development, and Board Members Giovanna Manilla Jacques. No stranger to the opera scene Giovanna opens up about her own experiences, and the past present and future of Chicago Fringe Opera.
Audiences got their first taste of Chicago Fringe Opera’s ongoing collaborative endeavor, “The Rossini Project.” Created in partnership with BraveSoul Movement, this vibrant, kinesthetic opera experience seeks to breathe new life into Rossini’s, ‘The Barber of Seville,” by blending Hip-Hop’s varied musical styles, eclectic dance moves and vibrant street culture into this classic work.
The artists of as one speak about their interpretation of the character Hannah, their experiences in the production and how this important subject matter has influenced them as artists.
Conductor Alex Enyart shares about her deep connection to "As One" the challenges of the piece and its importance and relevance in todays society.