The American lyric soprano and actress, Jennifer DeLatte, studied at the High School: Mount Carmel Academy, and received her Bachelor's Degree in Vocal Performance from North Carolina School of the Arts (NCSA). Among her teachers were: Dr. Marilyn Taylor (vocal, NCSA/private); Stephanie Samaras (NYC) & Donna Clavijo (vocal coaching, private); James Allbritten (NCSA); Will Graham & Steve LaCosse (acting, private/class); Laverne Hooker & Lillian Moore (dance training, private/class); Chuck Hudson (period movement, class); Dale Girard (stage combat, class)
Jennifer DeLatte has performed all over the USA with various theatre and opera companies and resides in New Orleans. She currently serves on the Board of Directors for St. John Theatre in Reserve, LA. In May 2009, she served as the first Social Hostess for the luxurious Seabourn Odyssey cruise ship on her Maiden Voyage from Venice, Italy and spent 3 months in the Mediterranean.
Jennifer DeLatte performed the role of Jessie Chambers in the USA premiere of the new musical based on the life of D.H. Lawrence, Scandalous!. Most recently, she was seen onstage in New Orleans as Lina Lamont in Singin in the Rain at Rivertown Repertory Theatre in Kenner, LA and portrayed the role of Marian Paroo in The Music Man at St. John Theatre in Reserve, LA.
Her operatice roles have included: Mother of Butterfly in Madame Butterfly (JPAS), Lucia in The Rape of Lucretia (A.J. Fletcher Opera), Zerlina (U/S) in Don Giovanni (A.J. Fletcher Opera), Young Shepard in Tosca (Piedmont Opera), Maturnia in Gazzaniga’s Don Giovanni (NCSA), Stunt Double-Witch in Hansel and Gretel (A.J. Fletcher Opera), Madame Pompous in Too Many Sopranos (wkshp) (NCSA), Ensemble in Tosca (JPAS)