Players Alum praised in operatic role

Congrats to Anna Slate, Class of ’06, for earning some great notices in her performance in Handel’s “Xerxes” at the Berkeley West Edge Opera in California.

(Anna Slate is pictured above, at the right)

The San Francisco Gate says

“…. the surprise treasure of the night was soprano Anna Slate, a recent college graduate who stole the show in her first professional appearance. As Romilda’s sister and romantic rival Atalanta – here embodied as the essence of pesky kid-sisterhood – Slate combined superb theatrical instincts and expressive body language with bright, enchanting vocal gifts. She’s a keeper, this one. 

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Below is Anna in her beautiful turn as the title character in “The Diary of Anne Frank” her senior year at Staples:

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