Sara Caligiuri is a recent graduate of Illinois Wesleyan University with degrees in Music and English. During her time at IWU, Sara participated in the touring Collegiate Choir under the direction of Dr. Scott Ferguson, as well as main stage opera productions, most notably as Marchellia in Le Nozze di Figaro. She also had the pleasure of premiering three original roles in her time at IWU, including two with Prairie Fire Children’s Theatre. Sara has also directed an original opera entitled Madness Majestica by composer Richie Zola in collaboration with the IWU New Music Series. In addition to her time at IWU, Sara also spent a semester in Milan, Italy studying opera with the Assistant Director of La Scala, Stefano Simone Pintor. Sara specializes in teaching opera technique, as well as musical theatre.