JULIE WRIGHT-COSTA

Julie Wright Costa
  • Associate Artistic Director, The Ohio Light Opera
  • Professor, School Of Music
  • Voice Area Head, School Of Music

Biography

In the Media

  • "Julie Wright Costa was delicious as Dolly Tate — assistant to Charlie Davenport, manager of the Buffalo Bill Wild West Show (Kyle Yampiro). Whether stern, frazzled or sweet, she drew the eye." - http://clevelandclassical.com/ohio-light-opera-kiss-me-kate-and-annie-get-your-gun-june-25/. 07/2016.
  • "La Vie Parisienne is the fifth production of the 2016 season at Ohio Light Opera, and it’s a real dandy. It’s nearly a laugh a minute, thanks to the fast-paced singing and dancing, as created by stage director Julie Wright Costa..." - http://coolcleveland.com/2016/07/theater-review-la-vie-parisienne-at-ohio-light-opera-by-kelly-ferjutz/. 07/2016.
  • Ohio Light Opera: The Duchess of Chicago, stage director. Operetta Foundation DVD: Operetta Archives, OA 1023. Ohio Light Opera: Herbert, Dream City and the Magic Knight, Maria and Ortrud. Compact Disc Recording: Albany Records, Troy1541-42. Ohio Light Opera: Herbert, Dream City and the Magic Knight, Maria and Ortrud. Operetta Foundation DVD: Operetta Archives, OA 1024. 08/09/2015.
  • Cleveland Classical: The Ohio Light Opera: "The Gypsy Baron," Czipra. "...Julie Wright Costa was buoyant and assured as the gypsy matriarch, Czipra. Her strong, resonant voice carried well into the house.". 07/16/2013. http://clevelandclassical.wordpress.com/2013/07/16...
  • Cleveland Classical: The Ohio Light Opera: "H.M.S. Pinafore," stage director. "...Julie Wright Costa’s stage direction was well conceived.". 07/02/2013. http://clevelandclassical.wordpress.com/2013/07/02...
  • HerSide, the quarterly magazine of The Daily Record (Spectrum Publications). Feature on women in the arts. 07/2013. http://issuu.com/dixcom/docs/her_side_july_2013
  • Patter: Official Publication of the International Gilbert & Sullivan Association of North America. Subject (and cover) of featured article: “An OLO Soprano Turns Director.” Also featured subject on the cover of this issue, Autumn 2012, volume Three. 10/2012. https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=3168729850...

Geographical Regions of Interest

  • Western Europe