Garrick Vaughan* (he/him) is a native of Philadelphia. He graduated with his degrees in Music Education and Vocal Performance from Temple University where he studied as a classical tenor with Dr. Julie Bishop. Garrick has been active in the city’s classical music scene, performing with Opera North Inc. at the Opera America Conference in 2012. Garrick has also been a finalist in the PHL LIVE Center Stage Classical Competition in 2014 and won in 2015. Garrick has shared the stage singing with Kristin Chenoweth and the Philadelphia Orchestra. Garrick’s talents have been showcased across the country and internationally in the 2018 European tour of the musical Hair. Garrick played Harpo in the 2018 Barrymore Award-winning production of The Color Purple. Garrick is currently operating as a steering committee member for the Black Theatre Alliance of Philadelphia (BTAP).