This is Bryce Bartu’s fourth production with Eklund Opera. His previous Eklund Opera credits include Danilo in The Merry Widow, First
Armored Man in The Magic Flute and numerous characters in CU NOW’s Composer Fellowship Initiative. Other credits include Ralphie Boland in Dogfight, Mal in The Addams Family, George in The Drowsy Chaperone (The STAGE Theater), Pat in 42nd Street (Pinewood Bowl Festival), Enoch
in Carousel (Asheville Lyric Opera), Jim Casey in the Chicago premiere of The Grapes of Wrath, Lorenzo in Lucrezia, Alfredo in Die Fledermaus (Northwestern Opera Theater), Bill in A Hand of Bridge, Anthony in Sweeney Todd (Aspen Opera Festival), Carl Lindstrum in O! Pioneers, Tybalt in Roméo et Juliette, Giuseppe in The Light in the
Piazza, Simon Stimson in Our Town (Nebraska Opera Theater). Bryce is originally from Grand Island, Nebraska, and is currently pursuing his doctorate as a student of Matthew Chellis.