REVIEW: “The Snow Queen” at the Ancram Opera House

by Barbara Waldinger Fairy tales never lose their power to affect us, no matter how old we get.  Jeffrey Mousseau’s beautiful production of The Snow Queen at Ancram Opera House both moves and delights us as we root for the good guys to triumph over evil. Mousseau, co-director of Ancram Opera House (with Paul Ricciardi)…

Ancram Opera House Announces Auditions for “The Snow Queen”

Ancram Opera House announces auditions for principal and chorus roles for its December 2019 production of THE SNOW QUEEN.  Professional performers (union and non-union) and non-professional community members are encouraged to submit headshots and resumes to casting@ancramoperahouse.org for an audition appointment. Auditions will take place on Saturday, September 14, with call-backs on Sunday, September 15 at Ancram…

Ancram Opera House Awarded Two Major Grants

The Ancram Opera House (AOH), an award-winning non-profit performing arts organization in rural southern Columbia County, announced that it has received grants totaling $94,000 from the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) and the NY State Regional Economic Development Council (REDC). The grants will be used to purchase theatrical lighting, new audience seating,…