Author Archives: Cerise Lim Jacobs

From Hong Kong with Love

Dear Friends of White Snake Projects: What an exciting March it has been:  Leaping forward into longer days with Daylight Savings Time, welcoming spring with its green shoots of daffodils and tulips, and, the Hong Kong premiere of Madame White Snake on March 8 and 9! Hong Kong was a…

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by Cerise Lim Jacobs , 4 weeks ago

Workshops, White Snakes, and More!

Dear Friends of White Snake Projects What a joy to speak with you about a vibrant and dynamic collaborator In I Am A Dreamer Who No Longer Dreams – the Boston Children’s Chorus led by Choral Director, Jason Holmes!  BCC hosted a three-day music workshop for Dreamer in November 2018…

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by Cerise Lim Jacobs , 2 months ago

White Snake Projects: An Activist Opera Company

Dear Friends of White Snake Projects: 2018 has been a year of exploring, learning and building the vision of who we are, what we want to be and how to get there. We want to be an activist opera company–one that integrates social activism and original opera; partners with other…

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by Cerise Lim Jacobs , 4 months ago

A BIG Thank you to all!

Dear Friends of White Snake Projects: Thank you for taking a risk with us by supporting PermaDeath as audience members, donors, hosts, volunteers, creators, artists, panel members, and well-wishers. As I look back over PermaDeath, the most challenging production we’ve ever done, I’m filled with wonder at how we managed…

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by Cerise Lim Jacobs , 7 months ago

Opening Night

Opening night was last night. Hard to believe we only have two shows left – tonight, Friday September 28 and tomorrow, Saturday, September 29. Our creative team was on tenterhooks with fingers and toes crossed that the gods of technology would be smiling down on us. And yes, they…

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by Cerise Lim Jacobs , 7 months ago

“It’s the night before the big night.”

“It’s the night before the big night,” so the entire ensemble sings in Scene 6 of PermaDeath as they contemplate the Tournament of Death that they’ll be fighting in the next day. A sleepless night for all. It’s the night before the big night for the artistic and creative…

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by Cerise Lim Jacobs , 7 months ago

Orchestra Rehearsal

It’s orchestra rehearsal time!  It’s always so exciting to hear the colors and dynamism of the composer’s vision in action. Dan Visconti has created a kaleidoscope of sounds and effects, mixing electronics, courtesy of sound designer Mat Solomon, with acoustic instruments and natural voices. Here is our orchestra hard at…

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by Cerise Lim Jacobs , 7 months ago

Journeying with ALS

  We took a day off rehearsals to participate in the panel:  “Journeying with ALS: Finding Voice Through Art, Music and Technology.” This evening was the culmination of a year’s work, in collaboration with Ron Hoffman of Compassionate Care, ALS, and Lesley University,…

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by Cerise Lim Jacobs , 7 months ago

What is a Faceware Singer?

   Please meet Nathan Rodriguez and Jennifer Caraluzzi, our intrepid Faceware singers. What, you may ask, is a Faceware singer? Nathan and Jenn use their faces and lips to power PermaDeath‘s avatars’ faces and lips so that the avatars are lip syncing to live singers. They mime the Computer…

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by Cerise Lim Jacobs , 7 months ago

“If I can do this, you can too.”

Summer! What a sweet and savory word combining the umami of the seasons. We who live in New England wait all year for this. As I write, we’re deep into the heart of summer, and I’m trying to steal a little time to savor the clear blue skies and…

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by Cerise Lim Jacobs , 9 months ago

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