Musicals and Operas

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P O R T F O L I O
- M U S I C A L S   &   O P E R A S -
Le Nozze di Figaro                                                                                                                                 Miss Saigon

-Directed by: Mary Ann Swerdfeger

-Scenery by: Scott Aronow

-Lighting by: Farley Whitfield

-Costumes by: Karl Ruckdeschel

La Belle Hélène, March, 2014

Music by Jacques Offenbach, libretto by Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halévy

LaGuardia High School of Performing Arts, Opera Department

NYC

PRODUCTION PHOTOS:

Production Photo #1
Production Photo #1

The Prologue, Helen's Modern Bedroom

Production Photo #2
Production Photo #2

Act I, Sparta

Production Photo #3
Production Photo #3

Act I, Sparta

Production Photo #4
Production Photo #4

Act I, Sparta

Production Photo #5
Production Photo #5

Act II, Sparta

Production Photo #6
Production Photo #6

Act II, Sparta

Production Photo #7
Production Photo #7

Act III, Naupila, on the Shore of the Sea

Production Photo #8
Production Photo #8

Act III, Naupila, on the Shore of the Sea

Production Photo #9
Production Photo #9

Act III, Naupila, on the Shore of the Sea

Production Photo #10
Production Photo #10

Act III, Naupila, on the Shore of the Sea

COLOR ELEVATIONS:

Composite Elevation, Prologue
Composite Elevation, Prologue

Helen's Modern Bedroom -Graphite on Vellum, colored with Photoshop

Composite Elevation, Acts I & II
Composite Elevation, Acts I & II

Sparta -Graphite on Vellum, colored with Photoshop

Composite Elevation, Act III
Composite Elevation, Act III

Nautili, on the Shores of the Sea -Graphite on Vellum, colored with Photoshop

Prologue Painting (option #1)
Prologue Painting (option #1)

-Drawn with Photoshop

Leda and The Swan (option #2)
Leda and The Swan (option #2)

-Drawn with Photoshop

SCENE SKETCHES:

Sketch #1, Prologue
Sketch #1, Prologue

Helen's Modern Bedroom -Drawn with Photoshop

Sketch #2, Acts I and II
Sketch #2, Acts I and II

Sparta -Drawn with Photoshop

Sketch #3, Act III
Sketch #3, Act III

Naupila, on the Shores of the Sea -Drawn with Photoshop

DRAFTINGS:

Plate #1a. Groundplan
Plate #1a. Groundplan

-Graphite on Vellum, Assembled with Photoshop

Plate #1b. Groundplan
Plate #1b. Groundplan

-Graphite on Vellum, Assembled with Photoshop

Plate #1c. Groundplan
Plate #1c. Groundplan

-Graphite on Vellum, Assembled with Photoshop

Plate #2a. CL Section
Plate #2a. CL Section

-Graphite on Vellum, Assembled with Photoshop

Plate #2b. CL Section
Plate #2b. CL Section

-Graphite on Vellum, Assembled with Photoshop

Plate #3a. Front Elevation
Plate #3a. Front Elevation

-Graphite on Vellum, Assembled with Photoshop

Plate #3b. Front Elevation
Plate #3b. Front Elevation

-Graphite on Vellum, Assembled with Photoshop

Plate #4. Main Unit Elevation
Plate #4. Main Unit Elevation

-Graphite on Vellum

Plate #5. Cloud Cutout Elevation
Plate #5. Cloud Cutout Elevation

-Graphite on Vellum

Plate #6. Miscellaneous Elevations
Plate #6. Miscellaneous Elevations

-Graphite on Vellum