NOVA Center for the Performing Arts is proud to deliver superior operas, performances, and classes to the greater Rocky Mountain West community.
Over the course of fifteen years of proven success, and the merger between Venture Theatre and Rimrock Opera, NOVA was given a huge opportunity to combine resources, collaborate between the arts, and produce more performance and educational possibilities for both opera and theater.
2014-2015 Opera Special Events and Performances
La Traviata by Giuseppe Verdi
October 30 (student performance), November 1, Alberta Bair Theater
Violetta Valéry, La Traviata’s “fallen woman” may be the most heart-wrenching character in all of opera: a high-spirited but deceptively delicate woman who unexpectedly finds, and then selflessly gives up, the love of her brief life. Rousing, soaring, heartbreaking melodies so familiar you will need to restrain yourself from humming along. Sung in the original Italian.
Amahl and the Night Visitors by Gian Carlo Menotti
January 9-11, 2015
Amahl and the Night Visitors is an endearing opera tale of a crippled boy whose life changes forever after seeing an amazing star.
“Menotti’s enduring hit.”- The Los Angeles Times
Susannah by Carlisle Floyd
February 6, 8, 13, 15, 2015
Chaos ensues after a group of church elders find a beautiful young woman bathing nude in a local stream, only to find them hiding their own desire for her in this tale of passion and deceit.
“Unabashedly neo-romantic”- New York Times