Learn more about Teddy as a performer
soprano | actor | dancer
A native of Long Island, New York, soprano Theodora (Teddy) Siegel is currently based in New York City. Her performance credits include opera, concert works, musical theater, and dance.
Teddy was most recently seen in On Site Opera's production of Il Tabarro. In June 2023, she graduated with her Master’s of Music from Mannes School of Music under the instruction of Arthur Levy. With Mannes Opera, Teddy was featured in the roles of Linfea in Cavalli’s La Calisto and Shadow in Grace McLean’s new musical In the Green. She was a soloist in Mannes Sounds Festival’s world premier of Echoes from the Darkness, a chamber opera by John Califra.
She completed her Bachelor of Music from the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music. With Opera UCLA, Teddy performed the roles of Susanna from Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro, Proserpine (cover) from Charpentier’s La Descente d’Orphée aux Enfers, as well as parts in the world premiers of Janice Hamer’s Lost Childhood, Mikel Klein’s Akeidah, and Carla Lucero’s Juana.
Teddy made her European debut as Echo in Strauss’ Ariadne auf Naxos with the Trentino Music Festival. Teddy made her solo Carnegie Hall debut at the age of 14. She went on to win the Performance Award from Jane Klaviter's Bel Canto Institute in Florence, Italy and first place NATS-NYC.
In addition to singing, Teddy is also trained in acting and dance. She is a veteran of the People's Improv Theater in NYC and is trained in ballet, jazz, and modern dance. She spent two summers at American Ballet Theater's Summer Intensive while under the instruction of Lynch Ballet. She has most recently studied musical theater dance styles with Director/Choreographer Sean McKnight and the Suzuki method with Choreographer Violeta Picayo.