Artistic Associate – Production
Length of time you have worked with Opera Omaha:
Six-word summary of your job/duties/what you do:
Everything they ask me to do.
Describe the best or most rewarding part of your job:
Congratulating the children after an audition.
What is something you do in your position that people might not expect:
Let me put it this way: when they put “Other duties as assigned” on the job posting, know that it will cover a lot of interesting activities.
Your all-time favorite opera or theatrical production:
Handel’s Acis and Galatea
Your unofficial position in the company:
Your secret talent:
I can find pretty much anything hidden in the internet’s many tubes.
Create a super-hero persona based on your position in the company:
The Valiant Volunteer! I’m the new guy to the company, plus I have a job that has me helping several different people simultaneously. I’m available to help someone when they need it!
Pick two more staff members to be your sidekick and arch-nemesis:
Being the New Guy, I don’t really have a sidekick. But my pink erasable pen is most definitely on my utility belt. My nemesis would most definitely have to be my phone, mostly because I haven’t yet figured out how to transfer a call to someone else’s voicemail (no matter how many times they show me).
Outside of the office you can be found doing….:
I write! (A lot.) For example, I have a play being produced in the Pittsburgh area, and I have a comic book (Tegan and Archer) for sale online.