Company Bio and Credits: SPEED DATING TONIGHT Presented by Poor Richard’s Opera Conceived by Dean Anthony Words and Music by Michael Ching Producer and Director – Siddhartha Misra Music Director – Ting Ting Wong CAST: Quinn, the bartender – Jackson Williams Stephanie, the waitress – Sara Stejskal Kaylee, the event coordinator – Danielle Horta The Daters: (played by: Brynn Terry, Jennifer Holbrook, Dane Allison, William Lim, Peter Christian, Andrew Shaw, and Clayton Mathews) Dater #1 – “The Realtor” Dater #2 – “Lives at Home” Dater #3 – “Liar? (Obsessive Screen Disorder)” “Well sung is better than well said.” Our goal is to put opera back in the hands of of the people who love it the most: its fans and its artists.
This is the first time Routes Americas has been held in the U.
S., so having Denver chosen as host city is a huge feather in DIA’s cap, airport CEO Kim Day said. city to host this very significant global aviation conference.” Among the attendees are representatives from 60 airlines that don’t operate currently at DIA, among them Virgin America, Allegiant, West Jet, Air China and Brazil’s Azul.
“This conference provides Denver International Airport a unique opportunity to showcase Denver and the Rocky Mountain region to aviation professionals from around the world,” Day said. This offers DIA a distinct home-field advantage in wooing new business.
“The best air development service we have is to get carriers here to experience all that Denver has to offer,” Jackson said.
The eighth annual Routes Americas conference, running through Tuesday in Denver, brings together delegates representing 275 airports and more than 80 airlines from around the globe for three days of networking, planning and deal making.
“The best way I can describe it is it’s like speed dating for airlines and airports,” said Laura Jackson, DIA’s vice president of air service development.“Airlines sit at tables, and the airports have 20 minutes to make a pitch.” The regional conference — part of the larger Routes global aviation conference network — focuses on commercial aviation services, tourism and travel accessibility throughout North, Central and South America and the Caribbean.Routes holds annual conferences focusing on Asia, Africa, the Middle East and other regions, as well as an annual global conference, in addition to Routes Americas.Jackson said these conferences produce tangible results over the long term, citing DIA’s inaugural meeting with carrier Icelandair at a 2004 Routes conference.That meeting led to further discussions that eventually landed Icelandair service at DIA in 2012.The state’s economy greatly benefits with each route and carrier addition to DIA, Jackson said, citing United Airlines’ daily Denver-to-Tokyo route and the 0 million in annual revenue it generates.