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'My grandmother took me to the opera 'Faust' when I was 6, and I realized I wanted to sing like that," said multifaceted soprano and actor Kristen Woolf. "That desire never left me. I was born in Utah, in Salt Lake City. My parents were bohemian, but the whole rest of the family was Mormon. My mother moved us down to Los Alamos to teach. I sang in all kinds of things in school. Then when I was a young mother with kids, they hired me at the Episcopal Cathedral of St. John in Albuquerque to be soprano soloist and section leader. I did that for about 12 years. In those days the Episcopalians wanted really good music and they were happy to pay for it. We did all the sacred liturgy.

"One day I was rehearsing, sewing, set designing and building, and the next day my calendar was blank." These are the words of Kristen Woolf, director, actor, set designer, trained opera singer and performer. When recognition of the onslaught of the coronavirus pandemic hit, she was mid-sentence directing Edward Albee's "Seascape" for Taos Onstage. "I had a wonderful cast and we were a few weeks into rehearsal, planning to open mid-April 2020. I was also doing the sets and the costumes."

Over the past five years, the Taos Onstage community theater group has entertained Taos audiences with comedies, classic radio plays, holiday dinner theater extravaganzas and much …

‘When there’s nothing whatsoever on the stage but one set piece — a bench — the actors can’t rely on props. They have to act.” That’s how Odenbear …

The local theater group Taos Onstage has done it again –– by selecting to perform a play that is both really funny and really deep. The comic drama is titled “The Clean House,” by Sarah Ruhl. It opens Thursday (Sept. 29) and runs for two …

When Ruth Fahrbach first began the process of bringing Tina Howe’s play, “Painting Churches,” from a dream into reality she knew she wanted it to be a collaborative production. The fruits of those labors will be evident when Howe’s play is …

For Soundscapes’ next benefit performance be prepared to hear not only wonderful classical music selections but also partake of a delicious international four-course gourmet dinner with fine wine and dessert. The Soundscapes 2009 Autumn Dinner …

Thirty years, that’s how long the Taos Community Chorus has been bringing glorious music to our area, an announcement reads. “Our spring concerts carry on this incredible tradition.” Led by guest conductor Erick Brunner, the chorus and four …