OIO Artistic Staff

Artistic Staff 2021

Directors, Conductors, Designers

  • Thomas Cockrell, OIO artistic director; music director and conductor, Cendrillon
  • TBA, music director and conductor, Lucia di Lammermoor
  • Robert Swedberg, stage director, Lucia di Lammermoor, The Magic Flute; Yoga for Performers
  • Richard Gammon, director, movement instructor
  • Richard Dunham, lighting director
  • Quinn Schuster, lighting designer
  • Jaye Beetem, scenic designer and technical director
  • Kim Welborn, costume designer
  • Carol Brian, production stage manager
  • Greg Hopper-Moore, stage manager

Music Staff

  • Joel Burcham, voice instructor 
  • Louis Menendez, senior vocal coach, music director and conductor, The Magic Flute
  • Corey Battey, senior vocal coach
  • Mi-Jin Kim, coach accompanist

Inspiration Point Fine Arts
16311 US-62
Eureka Springs, AR 72632

Artist inquiries

General inquiries

Opera in the Ozarks
P O Box 127
Eureka Springs, Arkansas 72632


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