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Arizona Opera Cast Members & Creatives

Michelle Johnson

Award-winning vocalist Michelle Johnson has performed on Broadway, on national television, in film, in sporting arenas, and across the world with countless mega superstars. Her soaring vocals, versatile repertoire and mesmerizing storytelling capabilities have made her a favorite in cabarets and performing arts centers across the country, captivating audiences with everything from jazz and R&B to classic rock and opera. Affectionally known as “Las Vegas’ First Lady of Jazz”, she is a Yale graduate and the recipient of the National Association of Women Business Owners Woman of Distinction Award for her contributions in entertainment. She is also the 2020 Las Vegas Black Music Awards recipient of the Lena Horne Award for Musical Excellence.