Appearing this season with dell'Arte as Angus, Prince Hjalmar's lieutenant in Princess Maleine (World Premiere) as Stephano, a guard of Marcellus' realm in Princess Maleine (World Premiere).
Shane Brown was born in Ocean City, New Jersey and began studying voice at age eight with Nancy Fox. He was a founding member of The Youth Opera Company of South Jersey, and appeared in many of their performances in the Cape May and Atlantic County areas. Shane attended ChARTer Tech High School for the Performing Arts in Somers Point, New Jersey where he studied voice. He continued at The Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University where he pursued a BM in Voice Performance. In 2013 and 2014 he participated in the Castleton Young Artist Training Program under Maestro Lorin Maazel. Since then, Shane has continued performing in opera, concert, and choral settings in the New Jersey and New York areas. His most frequently performed role is Papageno in Die Zauberflöte. He has also sung Killian in Der Freischütz, Ford in Falstaff, Max in Candide, Junius in The Rape of Lucretia, and Figaro in Le nozze di Figaro. Shane currently lives in Bergenfield, New Jersey.