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Kelly Glyptis

 
Bio:
       Kelly Glyptis, a lyric soprano currently based in London, England on a Tier 1 Global Talent Visa, is a highly sought after performer of both opera and musical theater.  She is the 2021 Music International Grand Prix winner and most recently had the honor to create the role of Madeleine ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
       Kelly Glyptis, a lyric soprano currently based in London, England on a Tier 1 Global Talent Visa, is a highly sought after performer of both opera and musical theater.  She is the 2021 Music International Grand Prix winner and most recently had the honor to create the role of Madeleine ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [US Tour]
2019 Revival Tour, 2019
Ensemble [Replacement]

Kelly Glyptis Biography

       Kelly Glyptis, a lyric soprano currently based in London, England on a Tier 1 Global Talent Visa, is a highly sought after performer of both opera and musical theater.  She is the 2021 Music International Grand Prix winner and most recently had the honor to create the role of Madeleine in David Hackbridge Johnson's World Premiere of Madeleine  with Surrey Opera in London, England.  Miss Glyptis was also recently seen as Aldonza in Opera Saratoga's Man of La Mancha and was on the North American National Tour of Fiddler on the Roof as Fruma Sarah and Golde/Yente Cover prior to Covid.   Miss Glyptis has also performed in Opera Saratoga's World Premier of Vinkensport, or the Finch Opera as Sir Elton John’s Trainer as well as The Foreign Woman/Magda Sorel Cover (The Consul) and has covered the title role in Alcina with Fargo-Moorhead Opera, performed Fiordiligi (Cosi fan tutte) with the Shreveport Opera, Cupid (Orpheus in the Underworld) and Mimi cover (La boheme) at Virginia Opera, Berta (Il barbiere di Siviglia)with The Atlanta Opera, and Suor Angelica (Suor Angelica) with the Virginia ARTfactory. She has also been seen in concert with OperaDelaware, Baltimore Concert Opera, Brooklyn Metro Chamber Orchestra, George Mason University, and the Manassas Chorale.

      Her Musical Theater credits include The Mother Abbess Cover (The Sound of Music) on the North American National Tour, Mary Poppins (Mary Poppins), The Witch (Into the Woods), Morticia (The Addams Family), Anita (West Side Story) with The Prizery Theatre, and has performed with Cardinal Stage, Gray Ghost Theater, Pied Piper Theatre, and Dominion Stage.
 
       Miss Glyptis has had the privilege to sing events and honors for Renée Fleming, Justice Ruth Bader-Ginsburg, and Pope Benedict XVI.  During the 20-21 season she was a 1st place winner of the Odin International Music Competition, Canadian International Music Competition, Tri-Cities Opera Audience Prize, The Voice of New UK Musicals Audience Prize, and the John Alexander 3rd Place award. She was also a 2020/2021 Semi-Finalist for the Partners for the Arts, Paris Opera, Vincero, and the UK Sing Out competitions and has been a previous winner of the Lorena Bessey Mangin Memorial Award at Shreveport Opera, Hellenic American Women's Council Award, and Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions Indiana District. 
 
       Upcoming engagements include the role reprisal of Madeleine in the of Madeleine at Surrey Opera in London, England, The Voice of New UK Musicals’ Winner’s Concert on the West End in London, England, and the Countess Almaviva in Shreveport Opera's Le nozze di Figaro

   
    Along with her performing, Miss Glyptis is recognized by the Society of American Fight Directors as a Certified Actor/Combatant in Rapier/Dagger, Broadsword, Sword and Shield, and Unarmed combat; as well as trained in knife, quarterstaff, single sword, small sword, and whip.  She has been a fight captain, consultant, and choreographer for the London Opera in Canada, IU Opera Theater, Pied Piper Theater, Chopticon Players, and Rooftop Productions. Miss Glyptis is also a Director, Teacher, and Stage Electrician having worked in the United States, Canada, the UK and Italy.





Kelly Glyptis News

Photos: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Extends Booking; Releases All New Photos! Photo Photos: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Extends Booking; Releases All New Photos!
by Stephi Wild - Oct 18, 2022

THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA at Her Majesty’s Theatre has announced a booking extension until Saturday 30 September 2023 and released new production photos.

Review: NEW UK MUSICALS - LIVE IN CONCERT, The Other Palace Photo Review: NEW UK MUSICALS - LIVE IN CONCERT, The Other Palace
by Katie Kirkpatrick - Jul 8, 2022

One year on from theatres being allowed to fully reopen, where is the new writing? This is a problem Darren Clark has set out to tackle with his project New UK Musicals. Set up during the pandemic, the project's website makes sheet music and backing tracks to new original musical theatre songs by British writers widely available.

THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Extends Booking Until 4 March 2023 Photo THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Extends Booking Until 4 March 2023
by Stephi Wild - Jul 5, 2022

THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA at Her Majesty's Theatre has announced that booking is extended to Saturday 4 March 2023, with a new performance schedule from Monday 3 October 2022.

Tyrone Huntley, Anoushka Lucas, Gemma Sutton and More Join NEW UK MUSICALS - LIVE IN  Photo Tyrone Huntley, Anoushka Lucas, Gemma Sutton and More Join NEW UK MUSICALS - LIVE IN CONCERT
by Stephi Wild - Jun 22, 2022

West End stars Tyrone Huntley (Judas in 'Jesus Christ Superstar', Regent's Park Open Air Theatre) Anoushka Lucas (Laurey Williams, 'Oklahoma' at the Young Vic) Michael Rouse (Jacob Marley, 'A Christmas Carol'  Old Vic) and Gemma Sutton (Young Sally in 'Follies', NT, Kate in 'Girl From the North Country', West End) will guest star at the 'New UK Musicals - Live in Concert' at The Other Palace on Monday 4 July.

Matt Blaker and Kelly Glyptis Join THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Announces at Her Majesty' Photo Matt Blaker and Kelly Glyptis Join THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Announces at Her Majesty's Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Jun 20, 2022

Andrew Lloyd Webber and Cameron Mackintosh have announced new casting for THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA at Her Majesty's Theatre from Monday 1 August 2022 as the production extends its booking period until 17 December 2022.

See Audra McDonald, Stephanie J. Block, Christy Altomare & More in P-Town This Summer Photo See Audra McDonald, Stephanie J. Block, Christy Altomare & More in P-Town This Summer
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 16, 2022

Hot on the heels of Audra McDonald’s sold-out show at Town Hall over Memorial Day Weekend, Producing Artistic Director Mark Cortale will kick-off his Provincetown Art House & Town Hall regular summer season with his largest and most ambitious lineup to-date of music and comedy superstars for summer 2022.

Audra McDonald, Chita Rivera, Stephanie J. Block & More Announced for P-Town Art Hous Photo Audra McDonald, Chita Rivera, Stephanie J. Block & More Announced for P-Town Art House Summer 2022
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 2, 2022

Mark Cortale, Producing Artistic Director of Provincetown’s Art House Theatre, has announced his largest and most ambitious lineup of music and comedy superstars for this summer’s 2022 season.

BWW Exclusive: Audra McDonald, Chita Rivera, Stephanie J. Block and More Announced f Photo BWW Exclusive: Audra McDonald, Chita Rivera, Stephanie J. Block and More Announced for Provincetown Art House/Town Hall for Summer 2022
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 1, 2022

Provincetown‚Äôs Art House Theatre has announced its¬†largest and most ambitious lineup of music and comedy superstars for this summer‚Äôs 2022 season. He will also add to the mix a first-ever ‚ÄúVirtuoso‚ÄĚ series spotlighting six of the solo classical reps brightest stars.

Opera Saratoga Announces Free Dress Rehearsal Tickets To MAN OF LA MANCHA for Healthc Photo Opera Saratoga Announces Free Dress Rehearsal Tickets To MAN OF LA MANCHA for Healthcare And Frontline Workers
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 1, 2021

In deep gratitude for their extraordinary, life-saving dedication in the fight against COVID-19, Opera Saratoga will offer healthcare professionals and front-line workers in hospitals and public health settings complimentary tickets to the final dress rehearsal of the Tony Award winning musical, MAN OF LA MANCHA, on Wednesday, July 7th at 8:00pm.

Opera Saratoga Announces 60th Anniversary Summer Festival Photo Opera Saratoga Announces 60th Anniversary Summer Festival
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 30, 2021

Opera Saratoga has announced today the company's return to the stage for its 60th Anniversary with a season of performances inspired by the iconic novel Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes. Opera Saratoga is committed to bringing audiences and artists together safely for the 2021 Summer Festival.