Kate Elizabeth FitzGerald, soprano, is thrilled to perform in her first production with the Village Light Opera Group. She enjoys singing opera (especially Italian repertoire, including Verdi and Puccini), musical theater, singing in choirs and a capella groups, and comedy improv. She has performed several times at Carnegie Hall with Essential Voices USA. Favorite roles have included the title roles of Rosaura in Life is a Dream and April in the premiere of The Orchard, Handkerchief and Carbon Copyists. She has also enjoyed acting under the direction of John Buñuel in his films, including as a vampire killer in The Vampire. Kate enjoys working with children, and teaches Kindergarten through 5th grade Spanish. In her free time, she loves to hike, travel, practice yoga and learn new languages.