Kudos to the Sierra Madre Playhouse for staging this seldom-produced show. This latest production of Ruddigore. . . .retains all of the toungue-in-cheek quirkiness of the original. The show reaches the heights of spooky wackiness. 

-- Marianne Fritz, Life in LA


Born and raised in Los Angeles, Eugene has built a multifaceted career that encompasses opera, theatre, and dance that has taken him throughout the United States. The live performing arts are his passion, cause, and calling and this has led him to forge career dedicated to advancing his personal mission that the arts should always be available and accessible to all. 


A Career Dedicated to Arts and Culture

Although Eugene's current career focus is as an Arts Manager for nonprofit cultural organizations, his background and experiences includes directing, choreographing, producing and stage managing productions across the country in spaces from intimate black box spaces to large scale performing arts centers to site-specific works. Scenes from these eclectic works are available on his Youtube channel. He has also taught drama and dance to children to emerging professionals.

It is this front-line experience that makes him an exceptional professional that fully understand how arts organizations work. Whether he was managing the box office, writing a grant proposal, or staging an opera, he knows how the different pieces fit together to go from the artistic idea to a fully realized vision. Combined with his own intellectual curiosity and you have some one who will go that extra mile and exceed your expectations.

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Professional Experience

92nd St. Y Harkness Dance Center • A Noise Within • Alternative Opera Theatre  • Ballet for Young Audiences • Brooklyn Arts Exchange •  Chautauqua Institution •  Chautauqua Opera •  CTG (Kirk Douglas Theatre) •  Danspace at St. Mark's • Florida State Opera •  Gallery Players Brooklyn •  Jarvis Conservatory • Joyce Soho •  LA Dance Foundation • Lyric Opera San Diego • Merce Cunningham Studio • Monroe St. Movement Space (NJ)   •  MUSE/IQUE •  Museum of Jewish Heritage • Natasha Middleton Dance • NC Opera (formerly Capital Opera Raleigh) • New York City Opera • Norris Center for the Performing Arts •  Odyssey Theatre Ensemble (LA) • Opera in the Heights (TX) •  Opera New Jersey • Opera North (NH) • Opera of the Hamptons • Opera Santa Barbara •  Opera San Luis Obispo • Opera Theatre of St. Louis • Opera Works (NY) • Quick Center for the Arts (NY) • Rangoli • Regina Opera • Samaniego Dance Gallery • Sarasota Opera • Sierra Madre Playhouse • So. Cal. Conserv. Of Music • Socrates Sculpture Garden (NY) • Syracuse Opera • The Pearl Theatre Company •  Theatre 360 •  Theatre Studio "Playtime Fest" •  UCLA • USC • Valley Musical Theatre •  Wichita Grand Opera •  WPA Theatre