Michael Capasso presents the Gershwins' Porgy and Bess
COLLEEN BEAUMONT (Ensemble/Bess Understudy) A native of New York, Colleen attended Purchase Conservatory of Music for her undergraduate degree where she performed Mother (Amahl and the Night Visitors), Madame Lidoine (Dialogues des Carmélites) and Marcellina (Le Nozze di Figaro.) In the summer of 2007, Colleen attended the International Institute of Vocal Arts in Chiari, Italy and performed scenes from La Bohème (Mimì), Orfeo ed Euridice (Euridice), and Le Nozze di Figaro (Countess). In the fall of 2007, Colleen performed scenes from Margaret Garner (Cilla) written by Richard Danielpour at MSM with the New York City Opera Production Team. Colleen received her Master of Music degree from The Manhattan School of Music in May 2008. In 2009, Colleen toured with Maestro Gregory Hopkins and the Harlem Jubilee Singers through Mexico and South America where she performed scenes from Gershwins' Porgy and Bess. Colleen is currently a Resident Artist at Dicapo Opera Theatre, where she was last seen as Mavis the Tractor (Fantastic Mr. Fox).
    Kevin Short (Porgy)
Kenneth Overtton (Porgy)
Kishna Davis (Bess)
Donita Volkwijn (Bess)
Reyna Carguill (Serena)
Phillip Boykin (Crown)
Reggie Whitehead (Sportin' Life)
Gwendolyn Brown (Maria)
Eric McKeever (Jake)
Chazmond Peacock (Mingo)
Taiwan Norris (Robbins)
Sequina Dubose (Clara)
Johnny Lee Green (Peter)
Natalya Simone Thomas (Lily)
Ambe Williams (Annie/Lily Understudy)
Mari-Yan Pringle (Strawberry Woman/
   Serena Understudy)
Frederick Jackson (Jim/Porgy Understudy)
Darnell Ishmel (Undertaker/Jake Understudy)
Sean T. Miller (Crabman/Nelson/
   Sportin' Life Cover)
Charles Jason Freeman (Funeral Solo Baritone/Jim/
   Undertaker Understudy)
Taleesha Janine Scott (Funeral Solo Soprano/
   Clara Understudy)
Colleen Beaumont (Ensemble/Bess Understudy)
Jeanette Blakeney (Ensemble/Maria Understudy)
Jaime Cepero (Ensemble/Scipio)
Jason McKinney (Ensemble/Crown Understudy)
Anthony P. McGlaun (Ensemble/Mingo/Robbins/
   Peter/Nelson/Crabman Understudy)
Angela Owens (Ensemble/
   Strawberry Woman Understudy)