History & Mission
The Industry will present new and experimental productions that merge music, visual arts, and performance in order to expand the traditional definition of opera and create a new paradigm for interdisciplinary collaboration.
March 16, 2011
Royal/T Gallery, Culver City
Over 300 people joined Artistic Director Yuval Sharon and Producing Director Laura Kay Swanson as they introduced their mission for a new home for new opera in Los Angeles.
October 17, 2011
Visual Artist Launch
Barnsdall Municipal Art Gallery, Hollywood
The six visual artists creating Crescent City introduced their visions for their collaborative works.
February 6, 2012
Sneak Preview Event
The Annenberg Community Beach House
Members of the original cast of Crescent City present the first half of the opera at an exclusive piano-and-electronica reading.
May 10, 2012
The much-anticipated inaugural production of Crescent City opens May 10, 2012!