Lyric soprano, Kimberli Render, made her Off-Broadway debut as a Swing in the Lincoln Center Theater’s critically acclaimed premier of Intimate Apparel, opera by Ricky Ian Gordon. Ms. Render made her Metropolitan Opera debut as a featured chorus soloist in the GRAMMY award winning production of Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess.
Roles include Liu in Turandot (Puccini), Donna Anna in Don Giovanni (Mozart), Hanna Glawari in The Merry Widow (Lehar), Elisetta in Il matrionio segreto (Cimarosa), the Governess in Turn of the Screw (Britten), and Lucinda in Into the Woods (Sondheim). Cover roles include Louise/Betty in X: The Life and Times of Malcom X, Leah in Southern Crossings (Jabri), Marguerite in Faust, and Micaela in Carmen.
Ms. Render completed a Master of Music degree in Vocal Performance at Colorado State University and two Bachelor of Music degrees in Music Education and Vocal Performance at Columbus State University’s Schwob School of Music.