Kate Milner-Evans

Lottie Child

After training in drama, dance and music at Birmingham University Kate did a postgraduate in opera at the Royal Northern College of Music winning "Best Singer of the Year" and receiving a Peter Moores Scholarship. She then went on to study at the Zürich Opera Studio and subsequently took on house contracts as a leading lyric soprano in various theatres in Germany and Switzerland, performing under her mother’s maiden family name Radmilovic. Kate won the Public Prize for the Robert Stolz Operetta competition in Hamburg and in 2008 she returned to the UK to play Carlotta in Phantom of the Opera at Her Majesty's Theatre. She returned to opera to be part of the Ring Cycle at Longborough Wagner Festival, playing Freia and understudied Sieglinde and Bruenhilde. In 2013 Kate moved into musical theatre and was recently nominated by Broadway World as Best Actress in a New Musical for her role as Mrs Zero in the Adding Machine and for her cover of Parthy in Daniel Evans's critically acclaimed Showboat.

Musical Theatre Credits include: Mrs Zero in Adding Machine (Finborough Theatre), Mrs O'Brien in Showboat (Crucible Sheffield/New London Theatre), Carlotta in Phantom of the Opera (Her Majesty's Theatre), Frau Schmidt in Sound of Music (Bill Kenwright National Tour) Gemma in Jackie the Musical (Gardyne Theatre, Dundee), Rita Marbury in Ace of Clubs (Union Theatre), Mirele in Soviet Zion (Lost Theatre), Dinah in Trouble in Tahiti (Pariserhof Wiesbaden).

Opera Credits include: Koenigin der Nachtin The Magic Flute (Eutin Festival/ St Gallen Theatre), Minette in The English Cat (Deutsche Radio/Maestro Lothar Koenigs), Lady Billows in Albert Herring (Dortmund), Mimi and Musetta in La Boheme, Tatijana in Eugene Onegin, Agathe in Der Freischuetz, Donna Elvira in Don Giovanni and Susanna in Figaro (Osnabrueck State Opera House), Violetta in La Traviata, Madame Butterfly (Heidelberg), Frau Fluth in Merry Wives Of Windsor (Weimer).

Operetta Credits include: Hanna Glawari in The Merry Widow, Rosalinde in Die Fledermaus, and Lisa in Land des Laechelns (Osnabrück), Sylva Varescu in Kalmanns Czardas Fuerstin (St Gallen Opernhaus).

Theatre Credits include: Traviata In 7 Minutes at Studio St Gallen (Swiss TV), Win or Die -Jessica Ruano at Woman's Festival (Tristan Bates Thetare), Vagina Monologues (Rose Lipman Building), and Missonary woman/Lady Bountiful in A Family Called Samoa (Testbed 1 Battersea).