Praised for her “big, beautifully projected voice with an attractive edge and sparkle” (Arts Knoxville) soprano, Adia Evans is quickly establishing herself as an up-and-coming operatic talent. During her tenure in Knoxville, Evans has been featured as Adina in University of Tennessee Opera Theater (UTOT)’s production of L’elisir d’amore, Laetita in Old Maid and the Thief (UTOT), La Zia in Knoxville Opera’s production of Madama Butterfly. Last season, Evans was awarded Second Place and Audience Choice in the 2020 Harlem Opera Theater Vocal Competition.
Evans currently studies at the University of Tennessee Knoxville with Dr. Kimberly Roberts. Evans holds is a proud alumna of University of Maryland College Park and the Baltimore School for the Arts. Evans, devoted to social action and advocacy, works in nonprofits when she is not on stage. This spring, Evans will be featured as Ms. Dara in An Embarrassing Position (UTOT).