Soprano Yvonne Freese joined Really Spicy Opera in its 2016 season as the cover for Gilda in Rigoletto. She returned in 2017 as part of Really Spicy Opera’s Street Team, doing musical outreach performances in downtown Minneapolis. She returned again in December 2017 as Mother in Amahl and the Night Visitors.
Freese is a graduate from Northern State University, where she studied musical theatre and music education. Selected credits include performing onA Prairie Home Companion and engagements with Minnsky Theatre, Open Eye Figure Theatre, Park Theatre Company, Stages Theatre Company, and Uprising Theatre Company.