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E. Mani Cadet


E. Mani Cadet, was born in Miami, Florida, but was raised in Jean-Rebel, Haiti.  Where he simmered in the rich tradition of his family’s Haitian culture and that his passion for music, and acting was ignited.  For his formal music education Cadet attended Stetson University for his bachelor of Music degree, and attended New England Conservatory of Music where he work on his Masters of Music degree in Opera performance under the tutelage of John Moriarty. Mr. Cadet also has studied his craft with several Young Artist Programs; Des Moines Metro Opera, Central City Opera, and the Florida Grand Opera Young Artist programs. “Mani” is a seasoned performer having achieved great acclaim in opera, musical theater and as a concert entertainer. Mani has performed on such world-renowned stages such as the Lyric Opera of Chicago, New York City Opera, Florida Grand Opera, Des Moines Metro Opera, Connecticut Opera, Central City Opera, Martinique Opera, Bergenz Opera, The Cotton Club, and Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts and The Music Theatre of Wichita.  Some of Mani’s beloved roles include: “Jazz” in Blitzstein’s opera Regina, “Tamino” in Mozart’s The Magic Flute, “Edgardo” in Lucia di Lammermoor , “Peter Quint” in The Turn of the Screw, “Agwe” from Once on This Island, and “Old Deuteronomy” in CATS.  Most recently Mani was seen as the “Lion” in the West Coast Black Theatre production of The Wiz, and his third cabaret production of “Black on Broadway” at the Mad Cow Theatre in Downtown Orlando. Mani also just closed a production of The Buddy Holly Story as the “Apollo Performer”, “Don Ottavio” in Don Giovanni.  Cadet was the “Soothsayer”, “Menas”, and “Diomedes” at Orlando Shakespeare Theatre’s production of Antony and Cleopatra.