1000 E. University Avenue
Laramie, WY 82071
Fine Arts 258
Larry W Hazlett, U.W. Professor Emeritus
B.M Vocal Performance, University of Colorado 1974; M.M. History, University of Wyoming 1983
Professor Hazlett studied voice with P. Louis Cunningham, and pedagogy with Berton Coffin at C.U. He was a member of the first class of students at The Summer Vocal Music Institute in Freiburg, Germany in 1969 and studied at The International School of Music in Zurich, Switzerland in 1971. He has sung leading tenor roles in over 150 performances around the United States with the National Opera Company. While at U.W., he performed the roles of Tamino-in The Magic Flute, Alfred in Die Fledermaus, Ferrando in Cosi Fan Tutte and Ernesto in Don Pasquale. Larry recently retired from the Department of Theatre & Dance after 21 years. He and his wife Carolyn have lived in Laramie since 1987.
Larry has designed lighting for more than 160 staged productions at the University of Wyoming, University of Virginia, Colorado Ballet (in residence at UW) and other professional venues during his 21 years at UW. In 2001, he designed lighting for scenes used in the HBO movie The Laramie Project and in 2008 he received a lifetime achievement award from the NWACTF (Northwest Regional American College Theatre festival) for excellence in lighting design. His most recent design was for U.W.’s production of The Mikado. He and his wife Carolyn reside in Laramie.