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Lars Jan + Early Morning Opera







Created by Early Morning Opera
Written and directed by Lars Jan
Paul Abacus performed by Sonny Valicenti
Video, scenic & software design by Pablo N. Molina
Visualization software & data by James N. Sears & Jonathan Cousins
Original compositions & sound design by Nathan Ruyle
Lighting design & technical logistics by Christopher Kuhl
Steadicam performance by Nicholas Konow and John Luna
Produced by Early Morning Opera & Los Angeles Performance Practice
Printed design by Thirst



Summerhall / Edinburgh Fringe (Edinburgh)- August 2015
BAM Next Wave Festival (Brooklyn) — September 24 – 27, 2014
Live Arts Exchange Festival (Los Angeles) — September 2013
REDCAT (Los Angeles) — February 2012
Sundance Film Festival (Park City, UT) — January 2012
EMPAC Filament Festival (Troy, NY) — October 2010
REDCAT NOW Festival (Los Angeles) — July 2009


Support ABACUS in Edinburgh!

  • Joan Didion's THE WHITE ALBUM
    Lars Jan + Early Morning Opera
    The Institute of Memory (TIMe)
    Lars Jan + Early Morning Opera
    Tungsten (artery)
    Janie Geiser / Erik Ehn
    Fugitive Time
    Janie Geiser / Automata
  • Surfacing
    Holcombe Waller
    Lars Jan + Early Morning Opera
    Clouded Sulphur (death is a knot undone)
    Janie Geiser + Erik Ehn / Automata
    This World Made Itself
    Miwa Matreyek
  • Half Life
    Cloud Eye Control
    You Should Have Stayed Home, Morons
    RADAR LA 2013 / with support from Center Theatre Group
    Cooking Oil
    by Deborah Asiimwe, directed by Emily Mendelsohn / Kampala, Kigali, Los Angeles 2010-2013
    A Suicide Bombing by Invitation Only
    Early Morning Opera / Hi-Lite Gallery / Los Angeles 2011