Soprano Kayla Marie Mudgett is based out of her home state of
Minnesota. This May, she is covering the title role
of Blodwen and singing in the chorus for Rimrock
Opera and Nova Center for the Performing Arts
production of Blodwen..
In 2016, Ms. Mudgett
graduated from the University of Minnesota Duluth
with a Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance. She
was seen on UMD stages in the roles of Adele (Die
Fledermaus), Greta Fiorentino (Street Scene), and
The Queen of the Night (The Magic Flute.) In
addition, she was the soprano soloist for Purcell’s
Come Ye Sons of Art with the UMD Chamber Orchestra.
On other Duluth stages, Ms. Mudgett performed the
roles of Peron’s Mistress (Evita), Hope Harcourt
(Anything Goes), Kate McGowan (Titanic), and Phyllis
Upon graduation, Ms. Mudgett
accepted a graduate teaching assistant-ship at the
University of Montana. She sang the roles of Lydia
Larkspur (The Rivals) and Cleopatra (Julius Caesar)
before completing her master’s in the spring of
2018. This season, she is singing the role of Dr.
Dulcamara for Lyric Opera of the North’s Little Loon
tour of The Elixir of Love and sang in the chorus
for the Lake Area Music Festival’s summer production
of Die Zauberflöte.