Dana Johnson has been a frequent soloist for performing groups on the
west coast. She has worked regularly with Seattle Opera as a principal
artist in both mainstage productions and Artist Outreach. Among her mainstage credits with Seattle Opera, Ms. Johnson
has sung roles from Frasquita in Carmen
to Madrigal Singer in Manon Lescaut.
This past season she performed Ida in Die Fledermaus. As an
Outreach performer she has had numerous roles such as Sarah in The
End of the Affair, Norina in Don
Pasquale, Tosca, Adina in L’Elisir
D’Amore, and Salome.
Ms. Johnson has also performed in Opera San José's productions
of Die Zauberflöte as Pamina,
Die Lustige Witwe as
Valencienne, Don Giovanni as Zerlina to great success.
Most recently Ms. Johnson performed the role of Mimi in La
Bohème with Tacoma Opera. Among
her other credits with the company she has sung Gretel in Hansel
and Gretel and created the role of Olga in the world premiere of
composer, Carol Sams’ opera, The
Pied Piper of Hamelin. Earlier
this year Ms. Johnson had the privilege of presenting excerpts from
Tobias Picker’s An American
Tragedy for Opera America’s New Works Concert, singing the part of
'Donde Lieta Usci' from La Bohème (excerpt, 491k)