Voice Type: Mezzo
Hometown: San Francisco, California
Is this your first time performing with DragonDiva?
No - I was in Pirates of Penzance, The Elixir of Love, and Cendrillon.
What attracted you to Candide?
Sheep. And another chance to work with Dragon Diva.
Favourite thing about the role you are playing in Candide?
Sheep. And the comic variety.
Where did you find inspiration for your role?
Carol Burnett and Johanna Quaas
Favourite part of Candide?
Auto-da-Fe. And sheep.
What attracted you to the operatic stage?
The more I sing, the better I feel. The more challenging the singing, the more rewarding.
Would you recommend this opera to someone who has never seen one?
The intense silliness, the exciting music, and it’s in English. Perfect.
Favorite quote from Candide?
Do you have a secret talent other than singing?
I like to make funny little things with Sculpey. And I like to knit.
Favorite non-classical music?
Piaf, Billie Holiday, Sondheim, Ella, Pentangle, Cole Porter, Gogol Bordello, Zaz, Lake Street Dive, Gypsy Kings....I’d better stop now.
Any upcoming performances you want to share?
As you heard, Diana has been in several DragonDiva shows, and so we were thrilled that she has returned to us for this exciting production of Candide, lending us her voice and her acting talents. See our "upcoming" page for information on how to get ticke