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W. Wilson Jones

Stage Management

 

 

ADDRESS

 

                Brooklyn, New York 11201-8605

               

EDUCATION

 

                New York University, New York, NY                                            M.S., Management

                Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA                                                M.S., Library Science

                University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA                               B.A., Psychology

                Armstrong High School, Richmond, VA                                        Diploma

 

EMPLOYMENT

 

                Associate Curator, Library Faculty (Retired)

                NYU Libraries

                New York University

                New York, NY 10012

 

THEATRICAL EXPERIENCE

 

                Center for Contemporary Opera, 2016
                                Karchin, Louis: Jane Eyre
(World premiere)

 

                Teatro de la Opera (San Juan, PR), 2002

                                Mozart: Die Zauberfloete

 

                American Opera Projects (AOP), 1996-
                                Okoye, Nkeiru: Harriet Tubman (World premiere)
                                Kaminsky, Laura: As One (World premiere)
                                Klein, Phil: Out cold (World premiere)
                                Karchin, Louis: Romulus (World premiere)
                                Hoiby, Lee: This is the rill speaking (World premiere)

   Hildegurls: Electronic Ordo Virtutum (Broadcast premiere)

   Kimper, Paula: Patience and Sarah (World premiere)

                                Fine, Vivian: Memoirs of Uliana Rooney (New York, Philadelphia premieres)

 

Workshops of new operas- Heart of Darkness, Séance on a Wet Afternoon,
Before Night Falls, Darkling
, Tone Test, Paul’s Case, Summer King, Three way, Ashes and snow (Savage Winter);
eight seasons of Composers & the Voice opera scenes

                                                               

                New York University, 1995

                                Sirota, Robert: The Clever Mistress (American premiere)

                                Scarlatti: Il Trionfo dell’Onore

                                Mollicone, Henry: Hotel Eden (New York premiere)

                               

                Brooklyn College Opera Theatre, 1992

                                Milhaud: Christophe Colomb (United States stage premiere)

 

                Il Piccolo Teatro dell’Opera (Brooklyn, N.Y.), 1992

                                Britten: Noyes Fludde

 

 

 

                Opera Company of Philadelphia, 1978-1988

                                Berlioz: La Damnation de Faust (PBS Telecast, 1986)

                                Britten: Death in Venice, Peter Grimes

                                Bizet: Les Pecheurs de Perles, Carmen

                                Boito: Mefistofele

                                Donizetti: Don Pasquale, L’Elisir d’Amore

                                Gounod: Faust (PBS Telecast, 1985), Romeo et Juliette


                                Janacek: The Cunning Little Vixen

                                Leoncavallo: I Pagliacci

                                Massenet: Manon, Werther

                                Menotti: The Medium

                                Mozart: Die Zauberfloete, Cosi Fan Tutte, Don Giovanni,

 Le Nozze di Figaro

                                Mussorgsky: Boris Godunov

                                Offenbach: Les Contes d’Hoffman

                                Puccini: Madama Butterfly, Tosca, La Fanciulla del West,

 Il Tabarro, Gianni Schicchi, La Rondine, Manon Lescaut,

 Suor Angelica, La Boheme (PBS Telecast, 1986)

                                Ravel: L’Heure Espagnol

                                Rossini: La Cenerentola, Il Barbiere di Siviglia

                                Sousa: The Free Lance

                                Strauss, J: Die Fledermaus

                                Strauss, R: Ariadne auf Naxos

                                Tchaikovsky: Pique Dame (PBS Telecast, 1984)

                                Verdi: La Traviata, Rigoletto, Falstaff, Il Trovatore,

 Macbeth, Ballo in Maschera (PBS Telecast, 1986)

 

                AVA Opera Theatre, Academy of Vocal Arts (Philadelphia), 1977-1988

                                Bach: Coffee Cantata, Peasant Cantata

                                Bellini: La Sonnambula

                                Britten: Albert Herring, The Rape of Lucretia

                                D’Albert: Tiefland

                                Davies, Peter: The Lighthouse

                                Debussy: Pelleas et Melisande

                                Donizetti: La Fille du Regiment, Don Pasquale

                                Fejko, Paul: Matteo Falcone (World premiere)

                                Handel: Lucretia, Deidamia

                                Haydn: Il Mondo della Luna

                                Massenet: Werther

                                Menotti: The Consul

                                Mozart: Le Nozze di Figaro, Die Zauberfloete, Idomeneo,

 Cosi Fan Tutte, La Finta Giardiniera,

 Die Entfuehrung aus dem Serail, Don Giovanni

                                Musgrave, Thea: The Christmas Carol

                                Offenbach: RSVP

                                Paisiello: Barber of Seville

                                Pasatieri, Thomas: The Seagull

                                Poulenc: La Voix Humaine

                                Puccini: Manon Lescaut, La Boheme, Madama Butterfly, Il Trittico

                                Ravel: L’Heure Espagnole

                                Rossini: Barbiere di Siviglia, Otello, Il Turco in Italia

                                Schubert: Fierrabras

                                Strauss, R: Ariadne auf Naxos, Arabella, Capriccio

                                Verdi: La Traviata, Falstaff, Un Giorno di Regno

                                Weill: Die Dreigroschenoper, The Tsar has his Photograph Taken

 

 

 

                Opera Delaware, 1981-1988

                                Donizetti: Lucia di Lammermoor

                                Puccini: Tosca

                                Verdi: Il Trovatore, Aida, Macbeth

 

                The Pennsylvania Opera Theater (Philadelphia), 1978-1984

                                Britten: The Beggar’s Opera

                                Rossini: Barber of Seville, La Cenerentola

 

                Philadelphia Century IV Celebration, 1982

                                Cascarino: William Penn (World premiere)

 

                Opera Ebony (Philadelphia), 1978-1989

                                Gershwin: Porgy and Bess

                                Mozart: The Marriage of Figaro

                                Puccini: La Boheme

                                Verdi: La Traviata, Aida

 

                Opera Theatre, Curtis Institute of Music, 1977

                                Debussy: Pelleas et Melisande

                                Mozart: Cosi Fan Tutte, Don Giovanni

                                Puccini: Tosca

                                Srauss, R: Intermezzo

 

 

                Concert-

                                Pavarotti: In concert - Philadelphia

                                Pavarotti: The Verdi Requiem - Philadelphia (PBS Telecast, 1986)

 

                Musical theatre- Stage and Production management, 1972-

                                                You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown; The Boys of Syracuse;

                                The Appple Tree; Company; Kiss Me, Kate; Jacques Brel ...;

                                The Threepenny Opera; Man of  La Mancha; The Fantasticks

 

MEMBERSHIPS

                Stage Managers’ Association; Curtis Organ Restoration Society, University of Pennsylvania

 

INTERESTS

                Music, Photography, Computer programming

 

REFERENCES

                Available upon request.