Lauded as “smart singer” with a “gorgeous, clear lyric soprano voice” (, soprano Katherine Powers is a graduate of the American Academy of Dramatic Arts and began her performing career as an actor in Canadian film and television. Her background in theater and film has made her a favorite among directors and conductors for her impassioned performances, and she is also in demand as a new music specialist. She made her LA Opera debut in 2015 in the Grammy Award-winning production of The Ghosts of Versailles, and has been a teaching artist with LA Opera Connects since 2012. She is also the creator and host of their Shakespeare Sings web series. In addition to her work as a performer, Katherine is the founding Director of Vocal Arts at California School of the Arts - San Gabriel Valley. For more information please visit

Shakespeare Sings