Autumn Allee, soprano, has been praised for her engaging, emotionally affective performances. In 2018, she performed the roles of Elisetta in The Secret Marriage, Leila in Iolanthe, Dido’s Second Woman in Dido and Aeneas, La Cercatrice in Suor Angelica, and Leona in La Belle Helene, with Lamplighters, Phènix Opera, and Pocket Opera.

In the 2016-17 season, she performed the roles of Lady Saphir in Patience, Penny Lincoln in A Night at the Mint, Pippa in The (New) Mikado, Queen Elizabeth II in Patterday Night Live and appeared as a featured soloist in the Too Much Happiness Gala with Lamplighters Music Theater. She premiered the role of diplomat-turned-werewolf May in Full Moon Bender with Opera Theater Unlimited’s 48-Hour Opera Festival. Her debut performances with Pocket Opera included Fagotière and Lady-in-Waiting in The Doctor in Spite of Himself and Roberto Devereux. She also originated the role of Patricia Van Cleve in the world premiere of Jeff Dunn’s Castle Happy at Altarena Theater in Alameda.

Previously, she was an Apprentice Artist with Kentucky Opera for the 2013-2014 season, where she covered the roles of Musetta in La Bohème and Mary in the world premiere of Paul Moravec’s The King’s Man. Other roles include Helena in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, the title role in Suor Angelica, Edith in Pirates of Penzance, Madame Lidoine in Dialogues of the Carmelites, Esmeralda in The Bartered Bride, and Florinda in Into the Woods.

Allee performs frequently in three monthly Bay Area concert series: Opera on the Spot and Opera on Tap in San Francisco, as well as in Jarvis Conservatory's It's a Grand Night For Singers in Napa.


Education and Training

M.M. Vocal Performance, University of Louisville

B.M. Vocal Performance, Lawrence Conservatory of Music

Young Artist Program, Kentucky Opera, 2013-2014


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Roles Performed

ElisettaThe Secret MarriagePocket Opera2018
LeilaIolantheLamplighters Music Theater2018
LeonaLa Belle HélènePocket Opera2018
La Primera CercatriceSuor AngelicaPhènix Opera2018
Second WomanDido and AeneasPhènix Opera2018
Queen Elizabeth IIPatterday Night LiveLamplighters Music Theater2017
Patricia Van CleveCastle Happy (world premiere)Altarena Playhouse2017
Featured SoloistToo Much HappinessLamplighters Music Theater2017
MayFull Moon BenderOpera Theater Unlimited2017
Lady in WaitingRoberto DeverauxPocket Opera2017
FagotièreThe Doctor In Spite of HimselfPocket Opera2017
Lady SaphirPatienceLamplighters Music Theater2017
Penny LincolnA Night at the MintLamplighters Music Theater2016
Peep-BoThe MikadoLamplighters Music Theater2016
Donna Elvira (cover)Don GiovanniUniversity of Louisville2014
Mary (cover)The King’s Man (world premiere)Kentucky Opera2013
Musetta (cover)La BohèmeKentucky Opera2013
HelenaA Midsummer Night’s DreamBASOTI2013
Madame Lidoine, The Second PrioressDialogues of the CarmelitesUniversity of Louisville2013
Suor AngelicaSuor AngelicaBASOTI2012
Featured Soloist The Fairy Queen Lawrence University2012
EsmeraldaThe Bartered BrideLawrence University2011
FlorindaInto the WoodsLawrence University2010