Monthly Archives: May 2013

A Bird’s-Eye View from Tláloc López-Watermann, Lighting Designer

I am very happy to designing this world premier of Giver of Light. I have been very fortunate to be part of Guerrilla Opera’s mission to bring new operas to the world since 2010 with our production of Heart of a Dog by Rudolf Rojahn. I am so happy to be part of a group […]

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Giver of Light: Staging the Opera

As I write these comments, the cast and crew of Guerilla Opera have just started the staging rehearsal process for Giver of Light. This is my first collaboration with the company, and I have been impressed with their dedication to fostering innovation in opera production. I am excited to work in an environment that is […]

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Visual Concepts in Giver of Light: Julia Noulin-Merat, scenic designer

When I first heard about Adam Robert’s piece I was incredibly intrigued: the story of Rumi set in a modern American environment – what could it possibly mean? I had just returned from Istanbul where calligraphy and Rumi’s poetry hold a magical place in the daily life, I was looking forward to getting my hands […]

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