2014 – 2016
Performances for MICHAEL BOLEY during the 2017-18 season include the role of Nick in Puccini’s La Fanciulla del West with New York City Opera. Previously, he appeared in Hal Prince’s production of Candide for that company in 2016.
While a member of OSJ’s resident company, Mr. Boley performed the roles of Steve Hubbell (Previn’s A Streetcar Named Desire), Remendado (Bizet’s Carmen), Spoletta (Puccini’s Tosca), the First Armored Man (Mozart’s The Magic Flute), Sacristan/Edgardo (Weiser’s Where Angels Fear to Tread), and Borsa (Verdi’s Rigoletto).
A native of Ohio, Mr. Boley began his career with Columbus Opera where he appeared in productions of La bohème, Aida, Rigoletto, Tosca, Carmen, Don Giovanni, Die Zauberflöte, Susannah and Camelot. Other roles performed include the title role in Les Contes de Hoffmann, Rodolfo in La bohème, Pinkerton in Madama Butterfly, the Duke of Mantua in Rigoletto, Lenski in Eugene Onegin and Tamino in Die Zauberflöte.
Career highlights for Mr. Boley include Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 with Helena Symphony Orchestra, Calaf in Turandot for Dicapo Opera, the world premiere of Anton Coppola’s La Coupe et les Lèvres at the Danny Kaye Playhouse in New York City with Inter-Cities Performing Arts and The Crucible at the National Theatre of Pécs and the Szeged National Theater in Hungary with performances telecast internationally.
Mr. Boley holds a BA in vocal performance from the College of Wooster and an MM in vocal performance from the University of Akron.
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