Yes, the Deaf Just May Sing at the Metropolitan Opera!

[UPDATE: September 12, 2023; our ASL Opera Project website is now live! Join us there for new videos, translation updates, and for consultation concerning the right interpretation of Opera in American Sign Language!]

On July 11, 2023 — the anniversary of our being married for 35 years — Janna and I had the complete delight, and the absolute honor, to meet with The Metropolitan Opera to discuss our ASL Opera project intended to bring live and “High Art” American Sign Language interpretation to MetOpera productions! The meeting was positive, forward-thinking and inclusive! If you are interested in working with our High Art ASL Opera Project, or if you want more information, please Contact Us and we’ll be happy to meet you! Our and domains currently point to this article!

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Silence in Performance

Diction not only includes patterns of speech, Diction can also mean the lack of a spoken word:  Silence.  Silence is a frequently overlooked, but powerful, meme to employ in an effective life stage performance.

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