Directing Talent

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Eric Peterson

Eric recently music-directed Savoynet's successful "Sorcerer" at the 19th International G&S Festival, after wrapping up three years as musical director for Troupers Light Opera...

Music Director, Conductor, Actor
Patricia Petiet

Co-founder of Comic Opera Guild in Ann Arbor, Michigan

Choreographer, Soloist
Thomas Petiet

Originally director for University of Michigan Gilbert & Sullivan Society, Tom Petiet and friends formed the Comic Opera Guild to produce lesser-known comic operas other than the Gilbert...

Artistic Director, Stage Director, Producer, Soloist
Rebecca Pillsbury

President, Executive & Artistic Director and co-founder of Ventura County Gilbert & Sullivan Repertoire Company, created in 2006. Director, producer, music director, performer, voice and...

Artistic Director, Stage Director
Michael Rayner

See the profile on Michael Rayner at the G&S Archive. He performed baritone roles with the D'Oyly Carte Opera Company 1971-1979.

William Remmers

Founder and director of the Utopia Opera in New York. Baritone, instrumentalist, composer, and music director elsewhere.

His performed repertoire (in production or concert) includes:  ...

Stage Director, Choreographer, Music Director, Arranger, Conductor, Producer, Soloist
Marti Berg Ritto

A petite 4'11" and 108 lbs - Ms. Berg has performed almost all of the leading ladies from the Gilbert and Sullivan Operettic cannon, including but not limited to: Yum Yum and Peep Bo,...

Stage Director, Soloist, Actor
Paul Salter

Paul Salter is a graduate of the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester, England, where he won several prizes and scholarships in piano accompaniment. Paul has performed widely, with...

Music Director, Arranger, Conductor
John Savournin

Artistic Director, Stage Director, Soloist
Timothy Semanik Music Director
Samuel Silvers

Sam has sung the G&S patter roles since 1979, beginning at The Barnard G&S Society. A-many years ago, he understudied Raymond Allen in "Pinafore" at the Light Opera of Manhattan and also...

Angela Simpkin Soloist
Anne Slovin

Soprano Anne Slovin most recently sang the role of Aline in the Savoynet production of The Sorcerer at the Buxton International Gilbert and Sullivan Festival. A recent graduate of Northwestern...

Joseph Sorge Music Director
Ted Spencer

Actor, music and stage director, dramaturg. Developed the GSOpera website.

Artistic Director, Music Director, Producer, Performer
Wendy A. F. G. Stengel Wendy A. F. G. Stengel, Performer

Wendy has appeared in Georgetown Gilbert & Sullivan Society’s The Sorcerer (Mrs. Partlet), Ruddigore (Dame Hannah), Patience (Lady Jane), Chicago (Mama Morton), Into the Woods (Jack’s Mother...

Richard Suart Soloist
Michael Swisher

Michael Swisher has performed bass and baritone principal roles for the Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Company, Inc. (of Chicago's Hyde Park).

David Tatnall Artistic Director, Soloist
Kathryn Tinson
Ken Urso

Ken Urso is a New York City based artist who has served as director, actor, guest artist and dramaturg internationally and throughout the United States. He received his BFA in Acting from the...

Stage Director
Ronald Performer
Robert Whalen Music Director
Paul Whealon

Director of theatre at Holy Cross High School in Waterbury, CT USA

Stage Director
Oliver White Soloist