Sylvia Stoner

Stage Director

Opera/Music Theater

  • Idomeneo, Kansas City Opera Institute (2014)
  • El Gato con Botas, Kansas City Opera Institute (2014)
  • Gianni Schicchi, Washburn University (2014)
  • The Telephone, A Hand of Bridge, and various scenes, Kansas City Opera Institute (2013)
  • A Little Night Music, Washburn University (2013)
  • A Gilbert and Sullivan Christmas Carol, Washburn University (2012)
  • Dido and Aeneas, Washburn Opera Studio (2012)
  • Bloomsday (staged reading), Kansas City Irish Museum (2010)
  • Xerxes, KU Opera Chamber Ensemble (2010)
  • Swan Songs, Kansas City Public Library (2009)
  • An Evening of Contemporary Opera, University of Kansas (2009)
  • March Madness, Kansas City Public Library (2009)
  • Bloomsday, Kansas City Literary Festival (2008)
  • Songs of Pioneer Women, Westport Arts Center (2007)
  • A Brief Introduction to Cabaret, Kansas City Public Library (2007)
  • Brundibar, Lyric Opera of Kansas City (education) (2007)
  • Music on the Waters (workshop premiere), Skidmore College (visiting artist) (2006)
  • Little Women (excerpts), Skidmore College (visiting artist) (2006)
  • Somebodyís Children, Lyric Opera of Kansas City (education) (2006)
  • Man of La Mancha, Musical Theater Heritage (2005)
  • Wordplay, Brookside Players (2005)
  • A Gilbert and Sullivan Christmas Carol, Civic Opera of Kansas City (2004)
  • Bloomsday (staged reading), Bloomsday Books (2004)
  • The Hobbit, St. Paul's Episcopal School (2003-2004)
  • The Wise Women, Civic Opera of Kansas City (2001)
  • Somebodyís Children, Lyric Opera of Kansas City (2001)
  • Why does the Fat Lady Sing?, Young Audiences (2001)
  • Trouble in Tahiti, Opera du Jour (2000)
  • This is the Rill Speaking, Opera du Jour (1999)
  • L'Enfant et les Sortileges, UMKC Conservatory of Music (1998)

Directing Residency

  • Kansas City Opera Institute, 2013 (upcoming)
  • Young Audiences, Musical Theater Summer Camp (2006-2009)
  • St. Paul's Episcopal Day School, 2-Semester Residency (2003-2004)
  • Young Audiences, Roster Artist (2001-2002)
  • Scuola Vita Nuova, Opera Residency (2000)
  • Danceworks Conservatory, Arts Kaleidescope (2000-2002)
  • UMKC Conservatory, Opera Workshop (Spring) (1998)

Assistant Director

  • Werther / Kathleen Belcher, KU Opera (2010)
  • La Traviata / Tim Ocel, KU Opera (2008)
  • A Little Night Music / Linda Ade Brand, Civic Opera of Kansas City (2004)

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