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 18th 2021. I will also sing the title role of Violetta.
Inspired by Carl Sagan’s Pale Blue Dot, creative storyteller Jenna Robertson joins forces with renowned composer Corrina Bonshek and the stellar specialists at The Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium to deliver a mind-blowing multimedia immersion that promises to inspire, educate and enthral audiences of all ages.
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. I also performed as principal artist.
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 I also 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.
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.