Nobody Puts Doug Carpenter in the Corner

Nobody Puts Doug Carpenter in the Corner

Sat, 05/14/2016 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Doug Carpenter

Doug Carpenter, winner of the 2013 Lotte Lenya Competition, comes back to Rochester as Billy Kostecki and the main male singer in the Broadway tour of Dirty Dancing, on stage at RBTL's Auditorium theatre through May15. He joins host Robert Hammond to talk about his part in the production, as well as what winning the Lotte Lenya Competition has done for his career.

Doug began his career in opera earning a degree in voice from UNLV and a Masters in Vocal Performance from UCLA. Since graduating, Doug originated roles in two Roger Bean productions, as Skip in Life Could Be A Dream (LA Weekly and LA Drama Critics Circle winner) and Curtis in Summer of Love (Musical Theatre West, Ogunquit Playhouse). Regional credits: Lancelot in Camelot (Pasadena Playhouse), Curly in Oklahoma! (Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival, Fullerton Civic Light Opera), Tony in West Side Story (Fullerton Civic Light Opera), Thief in See What I Wanna See (Blank Theatre), Prince in Cinderella (Civic Light Opera of South Bay Cities), Chris in Miss Saigon (Moonlight Amphitheatre), and Joey in The Most Happy Fella (Dallas Lyric Stage). New York theater: Mr. Darcy in Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice at the New York Musical Theatre Festival. Doug is the only singer to win both the American Traditions Competition (2011) and the Lotte Lenya Competition (2013).

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