Born in Burlington, Ontario; Canadian portfolio artist and Soprano Stephanie Sedlbauer (She/Her) is known for her flexibility of vocal style and powerful stage presence. Graduating with a GDP, and MMus from McGill’s Schulich school of music, some of her past operatic roles include Vitellia (La Clemenza di Tito), Mrs. Maurrant (Street Scene), and Elle ( La Voix Humane). Most recently, she participated in Jennifer Rowley's Aria Bootcamp in Sarasota Florida.
Passionate about exploring the innovative potential of opera, and reaching broader audiences, Stephanie recently developed a music video project as part of Good Mess Opera Theatre’s online musical haunted house, A Good Haunting Vol.2. She is also a recipient of the 2022 Jacqueline Desmarais grant, was an Opera-Fellow at SSMF Opera Fest 2022, and was one of the 2020 Coopérathon Open-innovation challenge winners with Opéra de Montréal. She also sings rock, jazz, and musical theatre, and enjoys influencing her operatic work with other styles and genres.
Off stage, her portrait and production photography can be found in publications such as Opera Canada magazine, Footwear Plus Magazine, and La Scena Musicale. Stephanie’s portfolio also includes directing theatre, teaching voice, admin, web design, and work in the video game industry. Most recently, Stephanie returned to Opera McGill as production stage manager for their 2022 New Works Binge Festival, and continues work as their production photographer throughout the season.
Currently, Stephanie is assisting on multiple projects in development, as an artistic associate with Indie opera company Musique 3 Femmes, and currently hosts Montreals only recurring Classical music-Pub event, “Le Pub Classique” in partnership with FondationKin Montreal.
When not busy with her many projects, Stephanie enjoys trying new restaurants in Montreal, and wandering about the city with her camera.
Elle - (Healing, A Good Haunting Vol.2) Good Mess Opera Theatre
Vitellia (La Clemenza di Tito) C.O.S.A Canada
Mrs. Maurrant (Street Scene) Opera McGill
Vitellia* (La Clemenza di Tito) Opera McGill
Elle (La Voix Humaine) Opera McGill
Mum ( Albert Herring) Opera McGill
Mme Lidoine* (Dialogues des Carmélites) Opera McGill
Suor Angelica (Suor Angelica). Centre for Opera Studies in Italy
Angel/Chorus (Hänsel und Gretel) Western University Opera
Cheryl (Evil Dead the Musical) BCHS
Soloist/Chorus- RENT Theatre Aquarius
Chorus - Chess Theatre Aquarius
Marguerite B. Oratorio - Soloist Site Historique de Maurguerite Bourgeoys
This is Prophetic - Soloist Against The Grain-Summer intensive
The Best At Modesty - Lead singer Burlington Sound of Music Festival