This week’s show for July 25 will have music composer Rody (Rodolfo) Ortega. He is a composer and sound designer for two Shakespeare Santa Cruz show in the Glen this year – “The Three Musketeers” and “Henry IV, Part One”. This is the 3rd consecutive season he’s composed for us. He also wrote the music to our 2008 holiday show “The Wind in the Willows.”

Rody lives in Portland and his day job is as an airline pilot.

On July 22, the season opened with William Shakespeare’s The Comedy of Errors, directed by Danny Scheie, playing the indoor UCSC Mainstage Theater. The other plays in this year’s line-up are, the Three Musketeers (July 20 – August 28, 2011) and Henry IV, Part One by William Shakespeare (August 2 – 28, 2011).

Next week for the August 1st show, costume designer & UCSC Theater Arts professor, Brandin Barón will be the guest.

The Shakespeare Santa Cruz‘s 30th Anniversary Season opened Friday, July 22. For more information, please go to their ticket page.

To hear our show, please click on the play button below.
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Here’s a quick video of Rody.


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  • Rody,

    think of you time to time, when listening to classical…
    good to see your face here.
    Hope this finds you doing well (certainty looks like it….. a pilot…would never have guessed…..figured you’d still be going for the winter Olympics….down hill.
    Merry Christmas.

    Steve Loeffler

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