Skylark Opera


The Stage is Set for a New Beginning!


The Board of Directors of Skylark Opera has announced the appointment of Robert Neu as Interim Artistic Director.  Neu replaces Steven Stucki who served as Artistic Director for 27 years and has recently retired.

Neu is well-known to Skylark Opera audiences, having directed eight productions for the company in the past eight years.  These have included Naughty Marietta, The Merry Widow, On the Town, Wonderful Town, The Fantasticks, Candide and last season’s Putting it Together.  His production of Don Pasquale for Skylark was hailed as “a perfect opera production”  and “a delight from beginning to end” by local newspaper critics.  His production of The Fantasticks was judged “the most well-crafted production that Skylark has offered” and “an unqualified success” by the St. Paul Pioneer Press.  In addition, Neu is well-known to Twin Cities theater and opera audiences, having mounted numerous productions for Minnesota Orchestra, Bloomington Civic Theater, Chameleon Theater, Phipps Center for the Arts, Lyric Opera of the North and Minneapolis Fringe Festival.   Also active nationally with more than 80 productions to his credit, Neu has presented work in Seattle, Denver, Cincinnati and New York.

We are so blessed to have Robert, as well as ALL our tremendous supporters across the Twin Cities and beyond. Please join us in welcoming Robert into the fold!


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Our goal is to provide both audience members and creative talent with theatrical experiences of the highest artistic quality, in a wide-ranging repertorie found nowhere else in the Twin Cities. This is an exciting time in Skylark's history and we welcome YOU to play a part in our revitaliztion! Whether you have time, talents, creative ideas or finanical support to give - we want to hear from you. Our contact information is at the bottom of this page. Please reach out!

Our Sponsors

Skylark thanks its many patrons who have generously made supporting donations and also the organizations who have provided grants, including the Minnesota State Arts Board, the Target Foundation, the Twin Cities Opera Guild, and the Harlan Boss Foundation for the Arts.

This activity funded, in part, by the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund as appropriated by the Minnesota State Legislature with money from the vote of the people of Minnesota on November 4, 2008. 

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