Young Artist Program

Fall 2019

Performing in outreach production of The Bremen Town Musicians and in Mainstage, Beloved Melodies from Opera to Broadway.

Spring 2020

Performing in Mainstage, The Barber of Seville.


Board of Directors

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Lisa Joyner has been on the Opera on the James Board of Directors since January 2013. She has served on numerous OOTJ Board committees and in 2015, she served as Cabaret Chair for the Tenth Anniversary Gala Cabaret. Lisa currently serves on the Board of Directors of Daily Bread and St. John’s Day School. She enjoys attending operas around the country, including the Santa Fe Opera and the Metropolitan Opera annually, and she attends operas in Europe annually, as well. Lisa serves as President of Joyner Engineers and Trainers, Inc. 



  • Lisa Joyner, Chair

  • Liz Foster, Vice Chair

  • Tom Richards

  • Bruce Christian

  • Deirdra Flavin

  • Steve Baldwin

  • Lauren Dianich

  • Joan Foster

  • Wendy Kennedy

  • Bill Hetzel

  • Nora Moore

  • David Neumeyer

  • Bettye Chambers

  • Ted Delaney

  • Margie Lippard

  • Patricia Schewel

  • Joan Swanson

  • Janice Puckett

  • Mary Catherine Garrison

  • Derrick Thompson


Advisory Council

  • Mary Barney

  • Geri & Lamar Cecil

  • Bob Chapman

  • MaryJane Dolan

  • Polly & Bob Garbee

  • Frances Giles

  • Kate Gray

  • Hermina Hendricks

  • Nat Marshall

  • Susan & Dick Morris

  • Cary T. Roberts

  • Elliot Schewel

  • Sergei Troubetzkoy

  • Niki & Spence White

  • Sterling Wilder

  • Phyllis Workman