Praised for her captivating and affecting portrayals in genres ranging from opera, to musical theatre, jazz, folk and pop throughout the United States and abroad, soprano Katherine Henly is quickly becoming known as a crossover artist to watch.
Based in New York, she has performed with Hawaii Opera Theatre, Virginia Opera, in the New York Musical Theatre Festival, The New York International Fringe Festival, The O’Neill National Music Theater Conference, The Royal Opera House in Muscat, Oman; and as a young artist with Utah Festival Opera, Ash Lawn Opera, and The Glimmerglass Festival.
As a soloist, Ms. Henly has performed with Utah Lyric Opera, Utah Valley Symphony Orchestra, The Ramsey Wind Symphony, Palisades Virtuosi, Worcester Symphony Orchestra, and in concert at Mechanics Hall and Carnegie Hall.
She made her off-Broadway debut as Elsa in Sheldon Harnick’s musical Dragons at The York Theatre Company, and can be heard on the studio recording with Tony Award winner Michael Cerveris.
Most recently she can be seen in the short film, The Beauty of Disaster, written by Janet Stilson and directed by Nicole Gomez Fisher (Sleeping with the Fishes, HBO) currently screening in festivals around the United States and soon to be playing on Shorts HD, The Short Movie Channel, beginning in April 2017.
She is a graduate of Ithaca College (B.M.) and Brigham Young University (M.M.).