Posts Tagged ‘Josh Raab’

Hopscotch Crescendo: Feet On The Ground

The creative team behind Hopscotch.

At the time I was voted onto the board of The Industry I knew very little about opera.  I run a small literary publisher called tNY.Press and our focus is experimental fiction; works that avoid classification and push forward the written word, but remain generally accessible.  Artistic Director Yuval Sharon’s charisma, open-mindedness, and ridiculous ambition pulled…

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New Opera is the Greatest Adventure

The Orpheum Theatre in Los Angeles, CA.

From the very beginning, The Industry was an adventure. Born with no start-up support and in a challenged economic climate, the idea to form a DIY company focusing on new and experimental opera came across as bold to some optimistic friends, harebrained to other more rational ones. More than one person nicknamed me Fitzcarraldo—and I…

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