Katharine Buffaloe

Actress / Singer - AEA SAG-AFTRA (Guest Speaker Student Critiques Q&A Interview)

Ms. Buffaloe last appeared on Broadway (and last danced en pointe) as Christine Daae in THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA. Her debut was as Julia in COPPERFIELD, and she was an original dancer in JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT. Kennedy Center roles include; Julie in CAROUSEL, directed by James Hammerstein, choreographed by Peter Martins; and Maria in West Side Story, directed by Ruth Mitchell, with original choreography taught by Tommy Abbott and supervised by Jerome Robbins.

Some other roles are; Eliza in MY FAIR LADY opposite Noel Harrison as Higgins, (Rex Harrisons’ son), directed by James Hammerstein, choreographed by Michael Shawn (USA/Japan); Lily in ANNIE, directed by Martin Charnin, choreographed by Peter Gennaro (USA/Canada) Polly in THE BEGGAR’S OPERA, directed by James Dodding (Arts Theatre Club/London); NON PASQUALE, directed by Wilfred Leach, the Public’s Delacorte; Polly in JUBA, directed by Sheldon Epps, choreographed by Mercedes Ellington, AMAS Theater, which was filmed for the Lincoln Center archives. She also originated the role of Rosa, in the RAGS workshop, directed by Stephen Schwartz.

Ms. Buffaloe’s varied concert career includes; her ALICE TULLY HALL debut, WORKS OF BOLCOM with New York Festival of Song; CONCERT ON THE MALL with the United States Air Force Band, Washington DC; the Philadelphia premiere of Leonard Bernstein’s, ARIAS AND BARCAROLLES; the MOSTLY MOZART FESTIVAL 50th Anniversary at Lincoln Center, World Premiere of David Lang’s, “the public domain”; CARNEGIE HALL’S 125th Anniversary Season performing with The Getty Band in AN IRISH CHRISTMAS; and singing in Eric Whitacre’s Virtual Choir 5, World Premiere, DEEP FIELD. https://deepfieldfilm.com in honor of NASA’s Hubble Telescope.

Ms. Buffaloe holds a BFA in Acting from North Carolina School of the Arts.
She studied in London, England with Rose Bruford, and Fellows James Dodding,
Richard Mangan, and Malcolm Morrison of the Rose Bruford School of Speech and Drama. Professionally, Ms. Buffaloe was an honored recipient of the Musical Theater Singer’s Award bestowed by the Opera America/ NEA’s, George London Foundation.

Ms. Buffaloe would be delighted to be your Guest Speaker, offer Student Musical Theatre Critiques, or participate in a Q & A Interview about her theatrical life and career.


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