Alexandra Smith Alexandra Smith

Alexandra Smith, soprano, is originally from Louisville, KY and known for her musical versatility feeling equally at home in opera, art song and musical theatre repertoire. She completed her M.M at Manhattan School of Music where she played Alice in Alice in OPERALand as part of Manhattan School of Music’s Outreach Program. She also sang scenes as Emmeline in Emmeline, Marie-Antoinette in The Ghosts of Versailles, Jenny in Three Sister’s Who are Not Sisters and originated the role of the Lesbian Stripper in Jack Perla’s Love/Hate in conjunction with American Opera Projects.
While in New York, she has been a young artist with the Martina Arroyo Foundation’s Prelude to Performance where she sang Lauretta in Gianni Schicchi and Adele in Die Fledermaus. She has sung numerous concerts and events for the Martina Arroyo Foundation and has participated in both the Role Preparation and Art Song classes.
She attended the Opera Theatre and Music Festival of Lucca in the studio program and later in the Complesso Bel Canto Program. She was a winner of the Lorenzo Malfatti Scholar where she sang scenes as Contessa in Le Nozze di Figaro. She has been a finalist in the Giulio Gari Competition, the Arkadi Foundation Competition and the Harlem Opera Vocal competition and received an Encouragement Award from the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions.
Recent roles include Nella in Gianni Schicchi and Micaela in Carmen (New York Lyric Opera), Lauretta in Gianni Schicchi (Dell’Arte Opera), Adina in L’Elisir d’Amore, Susanna in Le Nozze di Figaro and Juliette in Romeo et Juliette with the Martina Arroyo Foundation. Other favorites include Musetta in La Boheme, Carrie in Carousel, and Soprano in The Faerie Queen.
Upcoming engagements include Beatrice in Michael John LaChiusa’s Marie Christine with Columbia Stages and L’Amour in Lully’s Platee with Pocket Opera New York.