Misha Penton. Contemporary opera singer; artistic director; performance creator-producer; production designer; writer; teaching artist; and theater and media artist.
Comprehensive creative conceptualization, direction and production management of intimate opera, concert and multidisciplinary performances, and boutique audio and video projects.
Specializing in performance; art direction & image creation; arts PR, artist branding, marketing and social media management; arts writing and copywriting; creative consulting; and individual artist professional development strategies. .
Professional affiliations include Houston Grand Opera; University of Houston Center for Creative Work; University of Houston Center for Choreography; Lone Star College Montgomery; Museum of Fine Arts Houston; The Rothko Chapel Houston; Mercury Baroque; DiverseWorks Arts Space; Jewish Community Center Houston; Opera Vista; Lone Star Lyric Theatre Festival; New Orleans contemporary dance company Happensdance; ActLab Studios Austin; Creative Research Lab University of Texas Austin; Audio Inversions New Music Ensemble Austin; Foundation for Modern Music; The Olimpias, an international artists' collective and performance research series; and St. Cecilia Chamber Opera.
Misha is a contributing arts and classical music writer for Arts+Culture Houston.