The Industry’s Artistic Director Yuval Sharon was named a “Face to Watch” in 2012 by the LA TIMES! Read the article here!
As the excitingly quirky director of Veronika Krausas’ “The Mortal Thoughts of Lady Macbeth,” in a run-down old dance hall the summer of 2010, Sharon discovered that what this city needs is an experimental opera company that takes advantage of the wide range of local artists. He has now founded just such a company, the Industry, and he will direct its first production, “Crescent City,” by California Institute of the Arts composer Anne LeBaron and poet Douglas Kearney, at Atwater Crossing on May 10, with performances running through the 27th.
Sharon will also direct the most curious iconic three-soprano cast maybe ever when he takes on excerpts from John Cage’s theatrical “Song Books,” with the San Francisco Symphony and Michael Tilson Thomas in March, with Meredith Monk, Joan LaBarbara and opera star Jessye Norman.