Emlynn Shoemaker (BARBARA THAMES: STINNEY/FEATURED SINGER: CLASSIC BROADWAY) made her role debut with Glow as Buttercup in their 2018 production of HMS Pinafore. Some of Ms. Shoemaker’s recent credits include Pirates of Penzance with Cedar Rapids Opera, Roméo et Juliette with Lawrence Opera Theatre, and As One with The University of Kansas. She recently earned her MM in Vocal Performance from The University of Kansas, under the tutelage of the distinguished and prolific mezzo-soprano Joyce Castle. She earned her BA in Music from Presbyterian College, where she studied voice with Glow co-founder Dr. Christian Elser. Ms. Shoemaker is an active mezzo-soprano based in Chicago, singing regularly with Chicago Choral Artists and Chicago Symphony Chorus, and will be seen performing in Gilbert and Sullivan Society of Chicago’s production of Pirates of Penzance as Kate in the spring of 2023.