Cat Melodia is the nom de plume of a Seattle-based mezzo soprano and voice teacher. Like her heroine, she often wears the pants on stage. Three of her opera adaptations/translations have been performed at community colleges. She has a Bachelor’s Degree cum laude in German Literature from Princeton and a Master’s in Music. Cat is a member of Actors' Equity and was once certified as a stage fighter.
Deborah de Lille is an opera singer—in the least grand sense. Her future looks bleak ... until she lands a role with a small-town company. Tales of Hoffmann features 3 leading ladies. The cast is well-acquainted, and familiarity has bred contempt. Debbie is the outsider, and someone is hell-bent on driving her out. If she stays the course, will opening night mean “curtains” for Debbie?