Tanya Roberts - Classical Singer | New York City, New York

(5 Reviews)5.0
Country: United States
Based In: New York City, New York
Performs: Worldwide
From: $1200
Classical crossover soprano with 45-min solo shows for luxury cruises. 10+ years of professional entertainment experience on land and sea. Rave reviews and standing ovations from thousands of passengers for signature solo show, “Hostess with the Mostess”!
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Show Description

・Signature 45-minute solo show "Hostess with the Mostess" charted for piano, bass, drum set, trumpet, flute/tenor sax and track with click
・Ranges from opera to musical theatre to jazz to pop, stitched together with comedic story of growing up in Canada, becoming a singer, and falling in love with ships
・Additional repertoire available for variety of shows including opera serenades, Broadway revues, art song recitals, and evenings of jazz


・Hostess with the Mostess (Call Me Madame)
・Opera on the High Seas Medley (Carmen, Phantom of the Opera, Oklahoma, West Side Story, La bohème, Carousel, South Pacific, Les Misérables)
・Anything You Can Do (Annie Get Your Gun)
・The Lonely Goatherd (The Sound of Music)
・It Was the Dream of My Childhood (Three Ships)
・Someone to Watch Over Me (Oh, Kay!)
・Love Boat Theme
・Almost Like Being in Love (Brigadoon)
・Time to Say Goodbye


Canadian-American actor/soprano Tanya Roberts has performed over 75 roles worldwide, ranging from Baroque opera to contemporary musical theatre. She has appeared with Carnegie Hall, Ohio Light Opera, Lyric Opera Chicago, Chicago Symphony, Lincoln Center, Michigan Opera, Edmonton Opera, Stephen Colbert, Lyrique-en-Mer, Teatro Grattacielo, Banff Centre, Sound of Austria, and the Tel Aviv Festival, among many others. An avid traveller, Tanya has visited 65 countries, half of which she sailed to while performing with Azamara, appearing in cabarets, solo shows, and as Micaela (Carmen). Tanya is ...

Reviews     (5 Reviews)

Tanya Roberts - Classical Singer - New York City, New York Event Location: Azamara Event Type: Cruise Ship Solo Show
"The best entertainment that we have had in over 40 cruises." "Tanya's performance was amazing." "She is an amazing person, so talented, with a beautiful voice." "All I can say is WOW!!!... The music brought me to tears." "...the most amazing sound ever!" "...a joy to watch and to communicate with." "...exceptional." "...une voix extraordinaire..."
Reviewed by: RCL Medallia Guest Comments
Tanya Roberts - Classical Singer - New York City, New York Event Location: The Ohio Light Opera Event Type: Frieda in MUSIC IN THE AIR
"But what really makes this show... is the return of soprano Tanya Roberts to center stage... Roberts cements her reputation as a stellar vocalist and all-around fascinating stage presence..."
Reviewed by: Tami Mosser (The Daily Record)
Tanya Roberts - Classical Singer - New York City, New York Event Location: The Ohio Light Opera Event Type: Leontine in THE DEVIL'S RIDER
"...the always charming and excruciatingly talented Tanya Roberts... soft, passionate and headstrong all in one fell swoop."
Reviewed by: Tami Mosser (The Daily Record)


10+ years of professional entertainment experience including:
・Cruise ship headlining entertainment
・Cruise ship production cast
・Live opera, operetta, musical theatre productions
・Virtual performances
・Concert & recital hall performances
・Televised performances
・Summerstock and festival engagements
・Choral singing from quartets to large ensembles
・Church cantoring
・Corporate events
・Wedding ceremony music
・Inspirational guest speaker
・Volunteer and outreach performances

Previous Clients

Selected companies, venues and festivals include:
SHIPS: Azamara Quest, Azamara Journey
CONCERT HALLS: Carnegie Hall, Gerald W. Lynch Theater (Lincoln Center), Symphony Center Chicago, Banff Centre
ORCHESTRAS: Chicago Symphony, NYC Chamber Orchestra
OPERA COMPANIES: The Ohio Light Opera, Edmonton Opera, Lyric Opera of Chicago, Michigan Opera Theatre, Charlottesville Opera, Teatro Grattacielo, Sound of Austria
FESTIVALS: Lyrique-en-Mer Festival de Belle-Île, Tel Aviv Vocal Arts Festival, San Francisco 48-Hour Opera Festival
TELEVISION: Late Show with Stephen Colbert

Suitable for

Casinos Christening Christmas Party Cocktail Party / Drinks Reception Community Event Corporate Event Cruise Ships Dinner Party Private Party Product Launch / Promotion Trade Show / Exhibitions Wedding Ceremony

Acting Experience

Graduate of Method Acting studies at Lee Strasberg Institute and Stella Adler Studio, NYC

Physical Characteristics

Height: 5'6"
Eyes: Blue
Hair: Blonde

Additional Information

• Canadian and American passports
• Valid Seaman's Book & STCW Certifications
• Health insurance with global coverage
• Available for bookings worldwide

Virtual Services Offer

Guest Speaker

Available for virtual guest speaker engagements in academic, corporate, or leisure settings.

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