Soprano Olivia LaPointe has been praised often by adjudicators and directors for her musicality and poise. Olivia has extensive experience singing in a variety of genres, as well as acting and dancing. Olivia has performed many leading roles in musicals such as Heathers: The Musical, Evita, Once Upon a Mattress, and the title role in Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella. She has also performed in multiple shows with Theatre New Brunswick, including the title role in Mary Poppins. She sings regularly at churches in both Fredericton and Toronto and she has performed in many concerts throughout Canada, Maine and New York. Olivia has won numerous awards in her hometown and provincially, and she won first place at the Great Lakes Regional NATS Auditions in Toronto in 2017. Olivia was selected to represent New Brunswick in the National Youth Choir of Canada in both 2017 and 2018. She was also chosen to sing in the University of Toronto’s first Vocalini concert for outstanding undergraduate singers in 2018. Olivia just completed her third year for a Bachelor of Music in Voice Performance at the University of Toronto, where she studies with Frédérique Vézina and is a member of the University of Toronto Opera Undergraduate program. This summer, Olivia is excited to be portraying Antonia in Les contes d’Hoffmann with the Halifax Summer Opera Festival, as well as Lily in The Secret Garden with Opera NUOVA in Edmonton.

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