New World School of the Arts College Opera Theatre Ensemble

The New World School of the Arts College Opera Theatre Ensemble and NWSA Symphony Orchestra will be performing an Opera Production “Elixir of Love” on April 9 at 7:30 p.m. and  April 10 at 2:30 p.m.  at the Historic Lyric Theater, 819 N.W. Second Ave.

The performers will stage a full opera production with an orchestra. The comedy will be sung in Italian with subtitles projected above on the stage.

The same performance will be presented on both dates in April, said Rodney Miller, Director of College Opera Theatre Ensemble at the NWSA.

Guest director Ardean Landhuis will perform with the ensemble.  The cost for general admission is $10, and $5 for students and seniors citizens.

For more information call (305) 237-3622 or go to

Hector Gonzalez

Hector Gonzalez, 33, is returning to Miami Dade College where he will be pursuing a Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Film at the North Campus. He will serve as a photographer and staff writer for the paper this year. Gonzalez obtained his Associate Degree in Mass Communications during the 2011-2012 school year while serving as Sports Editor for The Reporter. He earned the Best Sports Story award from the Florida College System Activities Association in 2011. He has also worked as freelance sports writer for the South Florida Sun Sentinel and the Miami Herald.