Michael Capasso presents the Gershwins' Porgy and Bess
JASON MCKINNEY (Ensemble/Crown Understudy) Originally from Milwaukee WI, USA, Bass-Baritone, Jason McKinney, is a graduate of the North Carolina School of the Arts. Mr. McKinney has placed second Southeastern Regional Finals of the Metropolitan opera national council competition in Atlanta, GA. Mr. McKinney has also had the opportunity sing at the Kennedy Center and The White House in Washington, DC. Mr. McKinney has performed numerous roles with NC's regional opera companies, and Symphony orchestras. Mr. McKinney has performed to critical acclaim in seven different countries and three different continents. Mr. McKinney's roles include Frank Maurrant in Street Scene, Don Alfonso in Così fan Tutte, Colline in La Bohème, Figaro in Le Nozze di Figaro and The Commendatore, Leporello and the title role in Mozart's Don Giovanni, among others.
    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)