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    Production Calendar (google calendar link)

    Social Media Survey (we will link later on)


    Contact Sheet


    JUANA Wiki-translation


    ANNA BOLENA Score  –  Ricordi Critical Edition

    available for purchase through Glendower Jones or Amazon; a scan is available HERE if you are experiencing delays in shipping

    JUANA Scores

    There is currently a HOLD on downloading scores of Juana – we are making sure we have the most up-to-date version.

    ANNA BOLENA Wiki-translation









    Important 2020 Dates/Locations

    Spanish Master Classes w/ Pablo Zinger
    Saturday, April 4 – SOLO coachings as scheduled (no one is called unless notified)
    Sunday, April 19 – 3 – 6 p.m. – CANCELLED – transferring resources to SOLO coachings TBD

    Italian Master Coaching w/ Lucy Yates
    Saturday, April 11 – CANCELLED – transferring resources to Italian classes Wednesdays/Thursdays @ 6

    Italian for Opera Classes (via Zoom)
    Basic Level: 8 consecutive Wednesdays from 6 – 7 p.m. EST, beginning April 1 (Lucy Yates)
    Advanced Level: 8 consecutive Thursdays from 6 – 7 p.m. EST, beginning April 2 (Lucy Yates)
    Instructions on how to join the Zoom class coming soon.  We will post links for BOTH to EVERYONE.
    Please tune in when you can for review and advancement, and to select your appropriate level.

    Bel Canto Style Class w/ Will Crutchfield
    Video Archive  (This is not an official dell’Arte offering, but a remarkable publicly available resource. You will start to hear me refer to it in coachings, and I really encourage you to take advantage of it!!!)

    Character through Movement and Text w/ Chuck Hudson
    NOW PROJECTED TO TAKE PLACE ON-LINE VIA ZOOM- Class will likely be split into two sections: one for each opera.
    Saturday, May 9 (11am – 2pm); Monday through Friday, May 11 – 15 (7 – 10pm)

    Send email to with 2 – 3 specific choices for EACH of your coachings, spread out over the next few weeks; if you begin in March and your work progresses quickly and you are well prepared for each session, more coachings will be granted for additional polishing work. The coaching allotment in your Participation Agreement is a minimum. All coachings via Google Hangouts until further notice.  Hoping to resume sessions at my studio eventually:  255 Cabrini Blvd. #5H; corner of 187th. A train to 181st (south end); escalator up to 181, and north on Fort Washington Ave. to 187th.  Left on 187th one short block – building is on the right – phone: 917 232-6273.  (please note, the elevator at the north end of the platform is out of service until July.)

    archived 2017 information

    Early Baroque Style Class    VIDEO Part I   Part II   Part III   Part IV
    Charlie’s Style Handout   –   17th Century Musical/Rhetorical Cliches
    Great website for Baroque resources: Toronto Continuo Collective

    Italian Classes w/ Lucy Yates:  Saturdays, April 1, 8, 15 — 11 – 2 p.m. @ 255 Cabrini Blvd. #5H
    Class 1 VIDEO Sadly, audio failed
    Class 2 VIDEO  Part 1    Part 2    Part 3
    Class 3 VIDEO  Part 1   Part 2 (labeled 3 on Youtube)  Part 3  (Youtube 4)  Part 4  (Youtube 5)
    Florio’s 1611 Italian/English Dictionary
    Archaic Italian Verb Forms
    Verb Mood Chart  
    PDF   –   PowerPoint
    Montessori Parts of Speech

    Other Resources

    • A History of Private Life (5 vols. – out of print but avail. used


    Individual Coachings

    Production Logistics

    Costume Measurement Worksheet
    Bios Style Sheet

    Italian Resources

    Location for Classes and Rehearsals:

    • 255 Cabrini Blvd. #5H (Chris Fecteau’s home/studio): DIRECTIONS: A train to 181st (rear/south end of train -north end elevator is out of commission until July); escalator up to Fort Washington Ave.; exiting the station, go north to 187th, take a left, and one short block; building on the right at the intersection.  My cell:  917 232-6273
    • 353 Studios = 353 W. 48th St., 2nd Floor
    • Alvin Ailey Studios = 405 W. 55th St. (ask at desk for studio #)
    • Shetler Studios = 244 W. 54th St., 12th Floor
    • Pearl Studios, 519 and 520 8th Ave. (various floors)
    • City Center = 130 W. 56th St., 4th Floor