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Camilla Tassi

EDUCATION

Dartmouth College
M.A. in Digital Musics, June ‘18

 

University of Notre Dame

B.A. in Music &

B.S. in Computer Science, May ’16

DIRECTOR [Music and/or Stage Director]

- Talk To Me Like the Rain, Delinger opera, Bentley  Theater, Hopkins Center for the Arts, NH 4/18. 

- Opera scenes stage director, Oberlin in Italy. Teatro Petrarca. Arezzo, Italy. 8/17
- Serse, Handel opera, assistant director. Oberlin in Italy. Piazza della Badia. Arezzo, Italy. 8/17
- Steps & Sounds: Verum, Voice ensemble director for staged modern dance & music concert. Moore Theater, Hopkins Center for the Arts, NH. 5/2017
- Pen Tormenti, baroque production on Carissimi, director and conductor. Hopkins Center for the Arts, Dartmouth College, NH. 3/4/17
- If This is a Man: music, science, and humanity, director. Jordan Hall of Science, Notre Dame, IN. 4/28/16
- La Resurrezione, Handel oratorio HWV 47, director. Basilica of the Sacred Heart, Notre Dame, IN. 4/10/15

 

PROJECTION DESIGNER

- L'Orfeo, Monteverdi opera. Apollo's Fire. 2018 Tour: Cleveland, Michigan, California. CIM, Zellerbach Hall, Hill Auditorium, Green Music Center. 4/18

- Jepthe, Carissimi oratorio. Spaulding Auditorium, Hopkins Center for the Arts. Dartmouth College, NH. 2/16/18

- Gonzo Musicology, Joe LaRocca flute recital. Longy School of Music, Cambridge, MA. 11/19/17

- Illuminating the Incarnation. Debartolo Performing Arts Center, University of Notre Dame, IN. 9/24/17

- A Mirror Over Time, choral concert. Washington Hall Mainstage Theater. University of Notre Dame, IN. 6/23/17
- Digital Arts Expo, opera scenes. Black Family Visual Arts Center. Dartmouth College, NH. 5/25/17

- Les Contes d'Hoffmann, Offenbach opera. Longy School of Music, Cambridge, MA. 4/21-22/17
- Pen e Tormenti, multimedia baroque production. Hopkins Center for the Arts. Dartmouth College, NH. 3/4/17
- Journeying la Divina Commedia. Debartolo Performing Arts Center. Notre Dame, IN. 10/9/16

STAGE MANAGER

- Wynton Marsalis & Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, Spaulding Auditorium, Hopkins Center for the Arts, SM 10/3/17

- Emerson Quartet, Spaulding Auditorium, SM 9/30/17

- Handel's Serse, Oberlin in Italy, Piazza della Badia, Arezzo, Italy. SM 8/3/17

- Apollo's Fire, Spaulding Auditorium, SM 5/4/17
- ChamberWorks, Rollins Chapel, SM 4/9/17
- ChamberWorks, Rollins Chapel, SM 4/2/17
- Dartmouth College Wind Ensemble, Spaulding Auditorium, ASM 2/19/17 

- Ian Bostridge & Thomas Ades, Spaulding Auditorium, SM 10/25/16

- St. Paul Chamber Orchestra, Spaulding Auditorium, SM 10/14/16
- Bandaloop, Black Family Visual Arts Center, SM 9/16/16

 

ITALIAN TRANSLATOR/COACH

- L'Orfeo. Apollo's Fire. 2018 Tour: Cleveland, Michigan, California. 4/18
- L'Arpeggiata. Zankel Hall, Carnegie Hall. 10/6/17
- La Cecita` del Misero Mortale. Basilica of the Sacred Heart, Notre Dame, IN, 5/16
- La Resurrezione, Handel oratorio HWV 47. Basilica of the Sacred Heart, Notre Dame, IN. 4/10/15

 

ROLES PERFORMED

STAGED
Norina, Opera Scenes, by Gaetano Donizetti, Dartmouth College Visual Arts Center, Spring 2017

Celia in As You Like It by Roger Steptoe (opera commissioned for Notre Dame), Spring 2016

Cunegonde in Candide by Leonard Bernstein, Spring 2015, Opera Notre Dame
Drusilla in L’Incoronazione di Poppea by Claudio Monteverdi, Spring 2014, Opera Notre Dame

Nun Chorus in Dialogues des Carmelites, Spring 2013, Opera Notre Dame

 

NON-STAGED ORCHESTRAL
Widow, Elijah by Felix Mendelssohn, Dartmouth Glee Club, November 5, 2017
Alto Soloist, Chichester Psalms by Leonard Bernstein, Dartmouth Handel S., November 15, 2016

Soprano Soloist, Se questo e` un uomo by Ennio Morricone, April 28, 2016
Soprano Soloist, Mass in C Major Op. 86 by Ludwig van Beethoven, November 21, 2014

Soprano Soloist, Krönungsmesse K.317 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, November 22, 2013

 

LANGUAGES

Fluent speaking, reading, and comprehension skills in Italian
Fluent speaking, reading, and comprehension skills in Spanish Intermediate reading and comprehension skills in French
Diction proficiency in English, Italian, Spanish, German, French, Latin

(Attended Goethe Institut in Schwäbish Hall for the German language immersion program Summer 2016).

 

PERFORMANCES PRODUCED

"Talk To Me Like the Rain" contemporary opera and play, Bentley Theater, Hopkins Center for the Arts, April 2017.

Carissimi “Jepthe” Projection Designer & Director, Spaulding Auditorium, Hopkins Center for the Arts, February 2017

“Virtual Opera Scenes”, Producer & Projection Artist, Dartmouth Digital Arts Exhibition, Spring 2017 “Steps & Sounds: Verum”, Voice ensemble director for modern dance and live vocal collaboration, Moore Theater, Hopkins Center for the Arts, May 2017
“Pen e Tormenti” a multimedia immersion of Giacomo Carissimi’s music, Producer, Harpsichord, & Projection Artist, Hopkins Center for the Arts, March 2017

L. Rossi, “La Cecita` del Misero Mortale”, Artistic Director for semi-staged oratorio, May 2016

“If This Is a Man” A Primo Levi Tribute (works by Morricone and Sargon), Producer and Artistic Director, April 2016
Healing Waters, an American Sacred Music Concert, Producer and Accompanist, November 2015

G. F. Handel “La Resurrezione” HWV 47, Producer, Artistic Director and Vocal Coach, April 2015

 

ENSEMBLES

Founded ensemble: Clamare singers of Dartmouth (2017-current)

Oxford Choral Summer Scholars (2017)
Handel Society of Dartmouth College (2016-current)
Dartmouth College Glee Club (2016-current)

Dartmouth Contemporary Music Lab (2016-current)

University of Notre Dame Liturgical Choir (2012-2016)

Notre Dame Basilica Schola (2014-2016)
Chant Schola (2012-2016)

ND Vocale (2013-2016)

 

INSTRUMENTAL PROFICIENCY

Harpsichord

Piano

Oboe

 

RECENT AWARDS

Oberlin in Italy, Summer Opera Festival, Arezzo, Italy. Awarded Design & Production and Stage Direction Assistantship. July 2017

Dartmouth College Alumni Research Award, Summer 2017
Institute for Scholarship in the Liberal Arts Research & Materials Grant Winner for Producing and Directing “If This is a Man”, April 2016
Institute for Scholarship in the Liberal Arts Research & Materials Grant Winner for Producing and Directing Handel’s “La Resurrezione”, March 2015
Joseph Italo Bosco Fund Winner for Producing and Directing Handel’s “Resurrezione” HWV 47, April 2015
Nanovic Center of European Studies Summer Travel & Research Grant - Recipient May, 2014

Personal topic: An exploration of the process of music transcription through the manuscripts of Giacomo Carissimi

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Italian Coach & Projection Designer, Apollo’s Fire

Assistant Director & Stage Manager, Oberlin in Italy, Arezzo, Italy
Stage Manager, Hopkins Center for the Arts, Hanover, NH

Concert Committee Chair, Choral Arts Foundation of the Upper Valley, NH
Lights Operator, Moore Theater, Dartmouth College, NH
Projection Designer, Longy School of Music, Cambridge, MA
Projection Designer, Sacred Music Notre Dame, IN

Ensemble Member, Notre Dame Recital Chorus, Notre Dame, IN
Cantor, Basilica of the Sacred Heart, Notre Dame, IN

 

COACHES AND REFERENCES
Carmen-Helena Tellez, University of Notre Dame 

Alegria Ferrer, Oberlin in Italy

Michael Casey, Dartmouth College
Jeannette Sorrell, Apollo’s Fire
Gregory Hayes, Dartmouth College
Louis Burkot, Dartmouth College
Michael Ganio, Darmouth College
Dan Kotlowitz, Dartmouth College

Director & Designer        camillatassi.com                                               Dual Citizen: Italy & United States

                                 

Software: Proficient in Final Cut Pro, MS Office, Photoshop, Illustrator,

After Effects, Autodesk Maya, Isadora, and Qlab. 

Programming: SuperCollider, OpenGL, C++, Python, HTML5.

Lighting Consoles: Proficient in ETC (EOS series)