Erin Tompkins (Kate Pinkerton)
A creative and passionate performer, Erin Tompkins is an emerging young mezzo who graduated on artistic scholarship from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas and currently studies voice with Gail Dubinbaum Massaro.
During her time in Dallas, she was a featured soloist with the Dallas Chamber Orchestra and performed the roles of Nancy in Albert Herring, Second Spirit in The Magic Flute and La Bergère in L’Enfant et les Sortilèges with Meadows Opera Theatre under the direction of Dale Morehouse. Since then, in addition to her work with Phoenix Opera, she has completed both the Redwoods Opera Workshop and most recently, the Taos Opera Institute directed by Mary Jane Johnson. For the past year, she has been a regular at the Megaw Actor's Theatre in Scottsdale, focusing primarily on stage movement and character development.