Praised as “a well-rounded package” with “a captivating stage presence” by the Boston Music Intelligencer, soprano Chelsea Beatty is an active performer, teacher and arts administrator based in Boston. In January 2015, Chelsea was named a finalist in the Boston District of the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions. She also appeared as Rodolfo in an all-female production of Puccini’s classic opera (renamed La Femme Bohème for its non-traditional casting) with Marble City Opera of Knoxville, Tennessee. In the 2013-2014 season, Chelsea enjoyed engagements with local companies including Odyssey Opera, Boston Modern Orchestra Project, OperaHub, Juventas New Music Ensemble, Capella Clausura, Quincy Choral Society, Opera on Tap Boston and Boston New Music Initiative. In 2013, Chelsea was named a winner of the MONC Auditions in the Colorado/Wyoming District and a finalist in the Denver Lyric Opera Guild Competition. Past roles include Anne Trulove (The Rake’s Progress), Mimì (La Bohème), Suor Angelica (Suor Angelica), Pamina and Second Lady (The Magic Flute), Mary Warren (The Crucible), Nicola Tesla (Light & Power–World Premiere), Lady in White (Dreimaldrei gleich unendlich– U.S. Premiere), Cherubino (Le nozze di Figaro), Belinda (Dido and Aeneas), Flora (The Turn of the Screw), and Charlotte (A Little Night Music). Chelsea holds a Master of Music degree in Vocal Performance from the University of Colorado, Boulder, where she studied with Julie Simson. Chelsea received her Bachelor of Music degree from The Boston Conservatory in 2009, where she studied with Patty Thom. Chelsea currently studies with Dr. Rebecca Folsom.