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Jamille Lea

Soprano, Jamille Lea received her Master’s degree at the University of Texas at El Paso. She
received her undergraduate degree in Vocal Performance from the University of North Texas
where she studied under tenor, Richard Croft. During her undergraduate career she performed
the roles of Lucy in The Three Penny Opera, Oberto in Handel’s Alcina and was a featured soloist
during the A Cappella choir tour of South Korea. Jamille Lea has been a member of the Gilbert
and Sullivan Company of El Paso for many years and has performed lead roles in The Pirates of
Penzance, The Mikado, The Sorcerer, Patience, The Gondoliers and Trial By Jury. She also made
her debut as Cosette in the UTEP Dinner Theater’s production of Les Misérables in the Spring of
2014. Jamille Lea served as a Young Artist with El Paso Opera for two years under the direction
of Justin Lucero and David Holloway. Most recently, she performed the roles of Zweite Dame
and Papagena in El Paso Opera’s production of Die Zauberflöte. Jamille Lea is currently pursuing
her Doctorate at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign under bass-baritone, Ricardo