Smash peeps take on Chrono Trigger

epoch - coverThe latest creation of our cousins in video game puppetry musicalness… The Bwak Choir, is pretty funny! Check out “Determined To Bwak”, Track 48 on “EPOCH: A Tribute to Chrono Trigger”, the latest Materia Collective Community Album. Arranged by Super Smash Opera members Liz Rishel and Bonnie Bogovich, and featuring the voices (bwaks and cheeps) of many friends and musical collaborators of our extended Smash family!

Engaging Fandoms at MAGfest 2019

47194739_2012652165483674_2766419131484864512_nWe are excited to announce that three Super Smash Opera founding members, Liz Rishel, Marjorie Rishel, and Bonnie Bogovich will be speaking at MAGFest 2019 (now known as Super MAGfest) this January.  Catch our talk “Engaging Fandoms: Crafting Stories for an Established Audience” on Friday, 10AM in room Panels 1:
“Fan fic writers rejoice! A few of the creatives behind ‘Super Smash Opera’ and ‘Evenings in Quarantine: The Zombie Opera’ are here to share their thoughts on parodies and derivative works. We tackle sticky topics including how to work with established characters, how to hold your audience’s attention, setting a tone, and listening to feedback. Fun insights for all kinds of creators and fans alike.”

From Daydreams to Stage – Magfest ’18

Screen Shot 2018-04-09 at 1.04.25 PM“From Daydreams to Stage”, our behind the scenes presentation at MAGfest 2018 is now viewable on Youtube! >Video Link<
Team members from Super Smash Opera will describe how they tackled the challenges of refining the concept of their original show, designing the props, puppets, and costumes, rehearsing together from across the country, staging the action, and then bringing the production to life with orchestra!” on Magfest’s Youtube Channel