Posts by The Industry

Sweet Land Workshop

Sweet Land Workshop Wide Angle

When The Industry sets out to make a large-scale multidisciplinary production, it is crucial that each element has time to develop and coalesce with the next. And because we are making opera and music is driving the work a musical workshop becomes a particularly significant step in the process. In early May, we workshopped our…

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An interview with FIRST TAKE artist Laura Karpman

The third installment of FIRST TAKE is this weekend, and we pulled Laura Karpman out of rehearsal to discuss her opera BALLS. The opera dramatizes the tennis match between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs and draws on the comedic, dramatic, and hugely political nature of this match. “The Battle of the Sexes” changed not…

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Invisible Cities film screening

Invisible Cities, Industry Opera, Union Station, Los Angeles, Opera, public art, downtown LA

In anticipation of a DVD release of INVISIBLE CITIES, The Industry’s 2013 breakthrough production at Union Station, a free screening of the filmed version will be shown on Sunday, October 16 at 5:00pm at the historic Warner Grand Theater. Shot live with two steady cams as part of KCET’s Emmy Award-winning documentary, the filmed version of INVISIBLE…

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