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Alison

Pogorelc 

 
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about Alison

Alison Pogorelc is an American director of opera, theater, and film who seeks to create multidisciplinary work which challenges engagement with traditionally classical forms. 

 

Selected work 

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directing

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JUNE/JULY 2022 

This summer, Alison will head to Oakland, CA to direct Paul Dukas' Ariane et Barbe-bleue at West Edge Opera during their 2022 summer opera festival. The opera will be conducted by Jonathan Khuner, and feature Renée Rapier and Sarah Couden with Philip Skinner as Bluebeard.  Learn more about the 2022 festival: https://www.westedgeopera.org/festival

AUGUST 2022

In August, Alison joins Wolf Trap Opera  to direct their  Studio Spotlight scenes program. The program will feature the company's 2022 Studio Artists. For more information about the program:  https://www.wolftrap.org/calendar/performance/22opera/studio-spotlight.aspx

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FALL/SPRING SEASON  

In the 2022/23 season, Alison will join the assistant stage directing staff at the Metropolitan Opera for Mozart's Idomeneo  and the new production of Terence Blanchard's Champion. 

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WINTER 2023

Alison will return to the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music to direct Handel's Agrippina at the beginning of the spring semester. 

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NOA Fellowship Recipient 

Alison was recently awarded the 2022/23 JoElyn Wakefield-Wright Stage Director Fellowship from the National Opera Association. The National Opera Association's JoElyn Wakefield-Wright Stage Director Fellowship provides funding to aspiring Opera Stage Directors as they begin their careers. To learn more: https://www.noa.org/initiatives/stage-director-fellow.html?fbclid=IwAR2koodwv5amxd4-2xP1qFlFw6DzZoarjCnwTbypg1G3hFes6p5RXz_og58

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