Meet the Artists of the 2018 Festival Season!

Opera Theatre is excited to announce the full line-up of artists for our 2018 Festival Season!

 

The 2018 season welcomes established stars like the Grammy Award-winning Susan Graham and Metropolitan Opera favorite Susanna Phillips. It also offers leading roles to exciting singers who launched their careers in OTSL’s young artist programs, such as Jennifer Johnson Cano (Orfeo & Euridice), Sydney Mancasola (La traviata), Geoffrey Agpalo (La traviata), and Melody Wilson (Regina).

 

Scroll down for the full cast listings of each 2018 season production!

La traviata

 

Role Artist  
Violetta Sydney Mancasola•
Alfredo Geoffrey Agpalo*
Germont Joo Wan Kang○
Flora Briana Hunter○+
Gastone Matthew Dalen+
Grenvil Andrew Munn○+
Baron Jeff Byrnes+
Marquis Samson McCrady○+
Annina Simona Genga+
Joseph Philippe L’Esperance+
Messenger Gregory Feldmann○+
Servant William Guanbo Su○+

 

 


Regina

Role Artist  
Regina Giddens Susan Graham
Ben Hubbard James Morris○
Oscar Hubbard Ron Raines
Birdie Hubbard Susanna Phillips○
Alexandra Giddens Monica Dewey*
Horace Giddens Kristopher Irmiter○
Leo Hubbard    Michael Day*
Jazz Chaz’men Williams-Ali○‡
Addie Melody Wilson•
Cal Justin Austin*
William Marshall Robert Stahley+
Manders Leo Radosavljevic○+
Bagtry Evan Bravos+

 

 


An American Soldier

Role Artist  
Private Danny Chen Andrew Stenson○
Mother Chen Mika Shigematsu○
Josephine Young Kathleen Kim○
Sergeant Aaron Marcum Wayne Tigges
Military Judge Nathan Stark○
Private Manny Davis/
Private Washington
Babatunde Akinboboye○
Private Sonia Gonzalez Andrea Núñez+
Private Stanton Briana Hunter○+
Major Baker/
Private Roderick Carter
Matthew Dalen+
Private Johnston/
Sergeant Lucas Brown
Evan Bravos+
Private Parker/
Sergeant Blakemore 
Samson McCrady○+
Major Rose/
Specialist Austin Haldemann
Phillip Lopez+
Specialist Julian Swanson/
Private Pinkton
Andrew Munn○+
Specialist Cameron Rodriguez Ángel Vargas○+

 

 


Orfeo & Euridice

Role Artist  
Orfeo Jennifer Johnson Cano•
Euridice Andriana Chuchman
Amore Maria Valdes○
Dancers The Big Muddy Dance Company:  
 

Geoffrey Alexander

 

Catherine Burroughs

  Karina Cardella
  Dustin Crumbaugh
  Brandon Fink
 

Mallory Hensel

  Thomas Jacobson
  Zoe Lindner
  Miranda Payne
  Robert Poe
  Ellen Reed

 

 

○ denotes company debut

* denotes former Richard Gaddes Festival Artist

• denotes former Gerdine Young Artist

‡ denotes current Richard Gaddes Festival Artist

+ denotes current Gerdine Young Artist