Being a mermaid was a first. Not the usual happy or starving peasant lot. I didn’t have much to draw on for character study, except perhaps watching The Little Mermaid a million times with my daughter. A scene from Enchanted … Read More
The backstage story sometimes competes with the on-stage one, which was the case in this latest production of The Marriage of Figaro. Divided into upstairs and downstairs maids, butlers, footmen and lady’s maids we played the parts to perfection. Something … Read More
Sticking with the pants role theme…. here I am as a young boy apprentice within a solo group of choristers known as “Lehrbuben” to Hans Sach in Wagner’s only comedy and among one of the longest operas commonly performed, Die … Read More
So much fun playing dress-up in my job. Some days I can’t believe I actually make a living at something every girl dreams of.
Throwback Thursday : Was I ever really this young? I got my start singing in Gilbert & Sullivan operetta’s with the Houston Gilbert & Sullivan Society. Thanks Robert Linder for casting me. Everyone needs to have someone like you encouraging them … Read More
In case you think our job is just “park and bark”, think again. Here I am “giving birth” to the Count’s baby during a performance of Le Nozze di Figaro with none other than super star Ildar Abdrazakov playing Figaro … Read More