As a classically trained vocalist, Stephen Dagrosa is a versatile performer in both opera and musical theatre. He has recently returned home to Philadelphia after performing at regional houses across the country. Stephen is a proud graduate of Carnegie Mellon University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Vocal Performance and received his Masters of Music from the University of Kansas under the instruction of acclaimed bass-baritone, John Stephens.
Stephen has worked extensively throughout the United States with the Pittsburgh Public Theatre, Pittsburgh Opera, Bristol RiversideTheatre in Pa, the Lyric Opera of Kansas City, LOOK Musical Theatre in Tulsa, Ok., Opera Philadelphia, Kansas Repertory Theatre, the Spire Vocal Ensemble in Missouri, and the Walnut Street Theatre in Philadelphia, as well as internationally with the Lyric-en-mer, festival de Belle-Ile in France and the Florence Voice Seminar in Italy.
Stephen had the privilege of originating the role of "Jacob Hauser" in John Gregor's (Pinkalicious) new work, The Invention of Edison, commissioned by the Pittsburgh CLO. As part of the original cast, Stephen recorded for the cast album and toured for five months throughout the Greater Pittsburgh area.
Outside of musical theatre and opera, Stephen enjoys music directing in the Philadelphia area and has been privileged to work extensively with Camden County Technical Schools in their Performing Arts and Music departments.