Monica Dane

Monica Dane, M.A.-  Monica received her Bachelor of Music with a concentrate in Musical Theatre from The University of Texas at Arlington and her Master of Arts in Vocal Pedagogy from Texas Woman’s University while studying under Master Pedagogue, now retired Voice Professor (TWU) and former lead performer for the Metropolitan Opera, Joan Wall.  Monica enjoys singing many genres of music from Broadway, Pop, Blues, Classical, Gospel and Praise and Worship. Some of her favorite Opera roles with The Regal Opera Company that span over 20 years include Lady Angela in Gilbert & Sullivan’s Patience, Little Red Riding Hood from the children’s opera, Little Red Riding Hood by Barab, Jenny in Down in the Valley, Monica in The Medium, Yum-Yum in The Mikado, Giannetta in The Elixir of Love, Annina in La Traviata, Sally in Die Fledermaus, First Lady in The Magic Flute and First Friend in The Ballad of Baby Doe. She has also performed with The Promise in Glenrose, TX as a feature soloist playing The Woman at the Well.  Monica has had the wonderful opportunity to be an “off-stage singer” in Peter Pan with Cathy Rigby at Bass Hall.  She has previously performed live on TV for various Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN) programs. During the Summer, you can find her at Theatre Arlington musical directing the Summer Theatre Camps for ages 3-16. During the holiday season, you can find her dressed in Victorian attire and performing caroling gigs throughout the DFW Metroplex with Holiday Cheer Entertainment. She also just recently (July 2019) sang the National Anthem at the Ballpark in Arlington with the Regal Opera Chorale. Ms. Dane has taught voice and musical theatre for over 25 years and currently teaches voice at Heritage Middle School, Southlake-Carroll Senior High School and Theatre Arlington. She has previously taught voice at Casa Manana, Lifesong, The Master’s Touch School of Music, Creative Arts Theatre & School, Faith Christian School, L.D. Bell High School, Grapevine High School, Colleyville Middle School and North Richland Middle School. Many of her students have been successful under her instruction including Grammy nominated and 9-time Dove Award nominated (4 of which she won) Singer, Songwriter and Worship Leader, Kari Jobe. Ms. Dane is a current member of TMEA and a former member of NATS and served as Secretary for the DFW NATS Chapter, and a former member of the Regal Opera Board of Directors.  Monica has three children, Jake (19 years), Meredith (17 years) and Audra (13 years) a dog, Katie and Max, their cat without a tail.

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