Tomer Zvulun


The Threepenny Carmen

About the Production

A new, innovative version of Carmen, featuring sensational Flamenco dancer Sonia Olla. This version is a crystallized version of the grand opera, distilled into a one act, 90 minutes. The production was a part of the Big Tent series at The Atlanta Opera during the COVID 19 pandemic in the 20-21 s

Artistic Team

Conductor - Jorge Parodi
Director - Tomer Zvulun
Assistant Director - Bruno Baker
Set Designer - Julia Noulin-Merat
Costume Designer - Joanna Schmink
Projection Designer - Erin Teachman
Lighting Designer - Marcella Barbeau

Judging by last evening’s performance of a new production of Bizet’s beloved opera Carmen, Zvulun seems like he can unleash an unending flow of creativity and originality.
~ William Ford, Bachtrack
Atlanta Opera’s reimagined ‘Carmen’ is delightfully dramatic
~ Jon Ross, The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Atlanta Opera


Carmen - Megan Marino/ Ashley Dixon

Micaëla - Jasmine Habersham

Don Jose - Richard Trey Smagur

Escamillo - Michael Mayes/ Theo Hoffman

El Dancairo - Calvin Griffin/ Brian James Myer

El Remendado - Nathan Munson

Frasquita - Alejandra Sandoval

Mercedes - Gabrielle Beteag

Lilas Pastia - Tom Key

Flamenco Dancer - Sonia Olla