J E N N A   R O B E R T S O N
Soprano | Artist | Creative Producer

Projects

These are my current and past arts projects in an arts leadership role.

 

For my freelance performance CV please click here.

Spirit Orphan: A New Work

2019-Current: Independent Artist, Generate GC

As an artist on the Generate GC program, I am in the process of being mentored through the creation of my first original work as an independent artist and performer.

A site-specific, community-engaged opera and dance work in response to the 2019 bushfires and evacuation in the Gold Coast Hinterland.

For more information click here.

La traviata

2019-2021: Independent Creative Producer and Soprano

I'm creating La traviata; a community-engaged opera project for the Albany Entertainment Centre, bringing together international, national and local artists with community participation to create a concert performance of Verdi's opera on September 25th 2020. I will sing the title role.

 

La traviata is made possible through support of strategic partners the City of Albany and the Albany Entertainment Centre. 

The Opera Gala

2018-2019: Independent Creative Producer and Soprano

I created The Opera Gala for the 2019 Albany Arts Festival Season presented by the Albany Entertainment Centre; an opera project bringing together international, national and local artists with community participation to create a gala performance on March 30th 2019. 

Manon

2016-2017: Producer and Soprano

As leader of WA opera company, OperaBox, I produced a fully staged production of Massenet's 5 act French opera Manon. This was the first performance of this opera in WA with orchestra, and performed the title role. 

Ariadne auf Naxos

2015-2016: Producer and Soprano

As leader of WA opera company, OperaBox, I produced the WA premiere (with full orchestration) of Richard Strauss's opera Ariadne auf Naxos and performed the role of Zerbinetta. 

Going Mad: Opera Style

2016: Creative Producer and Soprano

For Opera Lovers WA, I created a concert of semi-staged and surtitled bel canto mad scenes performed by myself and soprano Jennifer Barrington.  

Anna Bolena

2014-2016: Producer and Soprano

As leader of WA opera company, OperaBox, I produced the Modern Australian Premiere (first performance in Australia since 1875) of Donizetti's opera Anna Bolena for Perth FRINGE WORLD Festival 2015 and for Albany Entertainment Centre in 2016. I performed the title role in all performances.

 

Perth FRINGE WORLD Theatre Award Nomination 

Hänsel und Gretel

2013-2014: Producer and Soprano

As leader of WA opera company, OperaBox, I produced a fully staged production of Humperdinck's opera Hänsel und Gretel with 35 piece orchestra. I performed the role of Gretel.

The Old Maid & the Thief

2013-2014: Independent Creative Producer and Soprano

My first foray into independent producing, I produced a fully staged production of Menotti's The Old Maid and the Thief for the 2014 Perth FRINGE WORLD Festival.

From the Turnstiles Award Nomination

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