Composer Missy Mazzoli and librettist Royce Vavrek thrilled audiences and critics alike in 2016 with the premiere of their opera Breaking the Waves. On the eve of the New York premiere of their newest opera, Proving Up, the creative dynamic duo sits down with Associate Dean and Executive Director Melissa Smey to talk about the project, their creative process, and their inspiration.
Free and open to the public. Registration opens in September.
Co-Presented by Columbia University School of the Arts and Miller Theatre
Photo by Matt Zugale for Miller Theatre