Olivia had a wonderful time performing, “For Unto us a Child is Born” at the Faith Lutheran Church in Syosset, NY. She now looks forward to celebrating the holidays at home with her family. After the holidays Olivia will be returning to NYC for the entire month of January. There she will be joining the Growing Studio in their January 2019 Showcase. She will also be auditioning and preparing to return to Dayton Opera to perform as Mabel in their Pirates of Penzance. Check out Olivia’s full schedule here.
Praised for singing with “gorgeous vulnerability” (The Richmond Times). Olivia Yokers is well regarded for her thrilling voice and versatility onstage. Ms. Yokers has performed pieces spanning from Mozart to Rodgers and Hammerstein, as well as Philip Glass. She was most recently seen performing Cinderella in Into the Woods with The Utah Festival Opera and Musical Theatre. During the previous summer, Ms. Yokers sang Mabel in The Pirates of Penzance with Utah Festival Opera. In 2016, Ms. Yokers made “the most of Berta” (Washington Post) in her Virginia Opera debut in Il Barbiere di Siviglia. Ms. Yokers is a graduate of Indiana University. There she performed as Laurey in Oklahoma, Sardula in The Last Savage, and Josephine in HMS Pinafore. Outside of Indiana University, Ms. Yokers has performed Cecilia in Iolanthe with the University Gilbert and Sullivan Society, Lily in The Secret Garden with The Fitton Playhouse, and Daughter in Ahknaten with the Indianapolis Opera. This past year Ms. Yokers was a Young Artist with Dayton Opera and the year before was honored to be a Herndon Emerging Artist with Virginia Opera. Ms. Yokers rewards include, the title of Cincinnati Opera Idol, first prize in both the Dayton Opera Guild Competition and Indianapolis Matinee Musicale Colligate Competition, and first place at the Hamilton-Fairfield Symphony Guild Voice Competition. This spring, Ms. Yokers looks forward to returning to Dayton Opera. There she will be singing Mabel in their Pirates of Penzance.