LizBeth Lucca (Artistic Director) is a graduate of the Professional Actors Conservatory in Los Angeles. Other training includes improvisation with The Groundlings and Theater Sports, Shakespeare at the Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum, and training at the American Center for Music Theater, UCI and Cal State Long Beach. She has directed 30 operatic productions throughout Southern California and has sung over 22 roles. She has performed with such companies as Opera Pacific, West Coast Opera, San Francisco Lyric Opera and Bel Canto Opera. This is the 19th show she has helmed for Repertory Opera Company.
Brian Farrell was the founding Musical Director for Repertory Opera Company. He is a Julliard Graduate and studied piano with Jerome Lowenthal, accompanying with Samuel Sanders and opera with Diane Richardson. Besides working with such distinguished artists as cellist James Kreger, violinist Fred Sherry and Chao Lang Lin, and tenor, Robert White, Mr. Farrell has been a recipient of the Vladimir Horowitz Scholarship and garnered a 1st prize award at the auspicious Yamaha Keyboard Competition. Mr. Farrell has held the position as Assistant Conductor with the Los Angeles Opera.
John Wingler joins Repertory Opera Company as Business Manager after an extensive management career in numerous non-profit health care organizations throughout southern California. He graduated from Pomona College and received his MBA from Pepperdine University. His earliest realization of where his true talents lie came when, after auditioning for a lead singing role in his high school's musical production, he was asked to handle ticket sales. An enthusiastic audience member, he brings his love of opera, and of opera singers, to the company in a supporting role.
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