Tafee began with CCOC many years ago as a singer in its educational outreach and Dinner and a Diva programs. Since that time she has expanded her role with the company many times. In 2004 she directed Sid the Serpent Who Wanted to Sing
for our school touring shows. In 2006 she became Educational Outreach Coordinator and in 2010 she was promoted to Company Administrator. Her duties include booking and running the school touring shows, creating new works, costume and set developement, as well as administrative and marketing duties. She recently finished writing the newest of the touring shows Sounds like Opera!
, and beginning next year will be starting as a Teaching Artist for Capitol City Opera through Young Audiences Woodruff Arts Center. She has an extensive background in performance, having worked as a singer, dancer and actress in the Atlanta area for more than 15 years, as well as working abroad. She has performed for the Alliance Theater, the Springer Opera House, Center Theater, the Shakespeare Tavern, Onstage Atlanta, and many others. Some of her favorite roles have included Josephine in HMS Pinafore
, Vi in Footloose
, and Mother Abbess in The Sound of Music
. She continues to tour and perform throughout the country, and is currently in the cast of the hit new musical Food Fight!