What We Do

Mission Opera strives to produce high-quality, accessible opera and musical theater, to provide members of the community the opportunity to participate at all levels of these productions, and to afford both participants and audiences enjoyment and a deeper appreciation of opera and musical theater.

Join the Family

Mission Opera is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. (EIN: 83-3139772) All donations and memberships are tax deductible. With your support, people of all ages and backgrounds have the opportunity to experience fine Opera and Musical Theater.

Board of Directors

Dr. Joshua R. Wentz

Artistic Director / President


Colin Gibson, Esq.

Legal Affairs / Vice-President

Jim Schmitt

Accounting / Treasurer

Beckie Euson

Orchestra Contractor / Secretary

Erica Hardbarger


Stuart Waxman

Legal Affairs / Sales



Marketing / Advertising


Ashley Turner

Educational Outreach

Kristi Schertz

Community Engagement


IT / AV Support


Shawn Taylor

Technical Theater

Carolyn Val-Schmidt

Development / Individual Contributions

Board of Advisors

Brandon Coprich

Costumer & Composer / Arranger

David Fetterman

Web Developer

Carson Gilmore


Suzanna Guzmán

Director of The Opera Company, LACHSA

Jiyoung Lee


Phil Meyer

Board Relations & Management

Edward Salm

Graphic Designer


Gary Schertz

IT / Marketing


Jonathan Weedman

Development / Grants


Richard Weiss

Stage Direction / Management

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