Karla Burns

Actor, Theater Actor

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Who is Karla Burns?

Karla Burns is an American operatic mezzo-soprano and actress who has performed nationally and internationally in opera houses, theatres, and on television. She is notably the first black person, African-American or otherwise, to win the Laurence Olivier Award, Britain's most prestigious award for theatre.

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Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Wichita State University
    Opera; Fine art
Lived in
  • Wichita

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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