A native of Winter Park, Florida, Vincent Connor has established himself as prominent, versatile singer and director.
After graduating with a bachelor’s degree and performance certificate from The College of Music at Florida State University where he studied acting, music theatre and classical voice.
He pursued a Master’s Degree in voice with emphasis in stage direction from The University of Arizona, he later began his performance career as a bass-baritone, performing such roles as Pooh-bah in The Mikado, Dentist in Little Shop of Horrors, Thomas Putnam in The Crucible, Geronimo in Il Matrimonio Segreto, Superintendent Budd in Albert Herring, Leporello in Don Giovanni, Dulcamara in L’elisir d’amore, and Figaro in Le Nozze di Figaro.
As a director, he has already made his directing television debut with WGN’s hit series Manhattan, and recently brought Puccini’s Suor Angelica to the University of Arizona Opera Theatre, which the opera appreciation organization “Living at the Opera” praised for its “… remarkable directorial touches.”
Mr. Connor has worked professionally in popular music, music theatre, television and opera. He is a passionate believer in opera outreach, community arts and music theatre education.
He is continually working with various universities and companies such as The University of Arizona, UMKC Conservatory, The University of Delaware, Barry University, Opera in the Ozarks, Marble City Opera, Brevard Music Festival, Janiec Opera, Arizona Onstage productions, Opera Orlando, Northern Lights Music Festival, Opera North, Gulfshore Opera, Gulf Coast Symphony and The Vienna Summer Music Festival.