Author: Thom Mariner

New SCPA leadership working to rebuild trust

SCPA leadership team: assistant principal Kimberly Brown, external relations officer Teresa Summe-Haas, executive director Nick Nissley, artistic director Angela Walker, principal Michael Owens and assistant principal John Copenhaver

While the new administrators were busy attending to the needs of SCPA faculty, staff and students, executive director Nick Nissley realized “the real crisis was that we had lost the trust and confidence of our investors, of the donor community.” The public couldn’t discern the difference between the Friends of SCPA fundraising organization and the school itself, he said.

Cincinnati Opera 2016 season

Opera Tosca costume design

For the first time in more than 40 years, fans will hear Cincinnati Opera mainstage productions somewhere other than the Cincinnati Zoo or Music Hall. M&M spoke with Cincinnati Opera artistic director Evans Mirageas, who shared his insights on the coming season.