Bios for January 25 program:
Camille Coppola, who has graced our Manor Club stage in years past, is the well known co-founder and executive director of New Rochelle Opera. She has performed leading roles in many operas such as Madama Butterfly and La Boheme to name a few. She has spent 32 seasons directing NR Opera productions. She has performed in many community theatre groups and is also a church soloist. Camille has been instrumental in assisting young opera singers in their careers. She has served as judge for vocal competitions throughout New York. She and her husband, the renowned Maestro Anton Coppola, also directed with the Altamura Center for Arts and Culture.
Plan to be with Camille and her co-performer Vinny Lo Preto as they sing a delightful medley of Broadway tunes.
Vinny Lo Preto,
Vinny Lo Preto is well known to Westchester Community Theater as a director, choreographer and performer. He has used all of his talents with the St Barnabas Players, The Fatima Players and many more. He has been on the faculty of A Dance Studio in Larchmont as well as Miss Andrea’s Dance Studio in Scarsdale. In 2007 Vinny was the recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award presented at the Westchester Broadway Theater. He and Camille have appeared in many operas with the New Rochelle Opera Company. Vinny will be directing our drama section production of The Odd Couple here at the Manor Club in February.
This dynamic duo will provide an enjoyable program for all those present.