Originally from Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Morgan Reid has been featured as a versatile performer in recital, theatre, dance, musical theatre, and operatic repertoire. Some credits include Cendrillion (La Fée, Mount Allison Opera Workshop), Kitchen Party (Highland Arts Theatre), Legally Blonde (Elle Woods, Garnet & Gold Theatre), Suor Angelica (La Novizia, COSI: Sulmona, Italy), and L’Egisto (Belezza & Fedra, Halifax Summer Opera Festival). Earlier this summer, she performed in a new production of Leslie Arden’s The Happy Prince (Highland Arts Theatre), a Canadian musical for three women based on
the Oscar Wilde short story. A recent graduate of Mount Allison University’s Bachelor of Music program, Morgan studied under the tutelage of Dr. Vicki St. Pierre, and will be pursuing a Master of Music in Voice Performance at the University of Toronto this Fall, studying with Dr. Darryl Edwards. She was the recipient of the Ruth Goldbloom Award in Performing Arts (2017), a Nova Scotia Talent Trust award, and received many scholarships academic and musical excellence while at Mount Allison University. This includes the May T. Walshman Award for Promise in a Career in Voice Performance, the Ethel Peake Memorial Prize for Excellence in Singing, the Robert and Margaret Fleming Award for Composition Studies, and graduated with distinction this May. While not onstage, she is an avid voice teacher, worked as the vocal director for her university’s musical theatre production, choreographs and teaches dance, works as a stage manager, and holds a passionate interest in musicology and vocal pedagogy. She is thrilled to be back at Halifax Summer Opera festival this year, and her home province, to be taking on the role of Tytania!