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Thursday | Mar 24, 2016

Creating SEMELE: Reflections from Dancer Nick Korkos

Originality is hard to find. Because one idea stems from another, inspiration and originality have to walk hand in hand. The best work comes from… Read More

Wednesday | Mar 23, 2016

A Day in the Life of Semele Assistant Director James Blaszko

Working as assistant director on SEMELE puts me in direct communication with both Director James Darrah and the team at Opera Omaha. Being a part… Read More

Wednesday | Mar 16, 2016

Meet Iris

The personification of the rainbow and a messenger to the gods, Iris is also considered a goddess of the sea and sky. As a messenger,… Read More

Wednesday | Mar 16, 2016

Meet Somnus

Also known by his Greek name, Hypnos, the god Somnus is the embodiment of sleep. His mother is Nyx, goddess of night, his father Erebus,… Read More

Wednesday | Mar 09, 2016

Meet Juno, or rather, Hera

The Juno of Handel’s Semele is best considered as the ancient Greek goddess Hera. As the Greek and Roman cultures came into contact with one… Read More



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