Richmond, VA native Drew Seigla is a standout among theatre and opera audiences, recently recognized for his “stunning tenor voice” by BroadwayWorld.com. His latest theatre credit was making his Off-Broadway debut as Matt; The Mute (The Fantasticks) where he continued for a solid two-year stint.
Before moving to NYC in 2014 to pursue a career in music theatre, he professionally debuted with Lyric Opera Virginia, where he sang Gastone & covered Alfredo (La Traviata). He finished their inaugural season singing Le Remendado (Carmen), and returned the following year to cover Roméo (Roméo et Juliette). Seigla continued singing comprimario roles with Opera North, Aspen Opera Theatre, and continues to sing opera repertoire, most recently seen as Gherardo (Gianni Schicchi) with AREOpera in NYC last fall.
In March 2016, he made his directorial debut with Opera Saratoga in Saratoga Springs, NY for their young artists’ production of (Operation Superpower: Discovering your Superpower!) - a superhero opera for elementary students.
Seigla has gone on to sing numerous tenor solos in classical oratorio masterpieces. Most recently he sang Handel's Messiah with The Arkansas Choral Society in Little Rock, AK. He also had the great honor to sing Bob Chilcott's Requiem, conducted by Maestro Chilcott himself. Other concert highlights include Beethoven's C Mass Major, W.A. Mozart's Reqiuem, as well as Mozart's Missa in c with The Greenwich Choral Society.
Seigla is cast as Pertshik in the current Off-Broadway yiddish Fiddler on the Roof (Fidler Afn Dakh) at the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene, directed by theatre legend, Joel Grey. He currently resides in the Upper West Side.