About Elleka Okerstrom-Drew

Soprano Elleka Okerstrom-Drew is a first year Doctoral student studying with Peter Volpe. Elleka was most recently seen as Paquette in IU Opera Theatre’s Candide. She also was seen as Fortuna and Damigella in L’incoronazione di Poppea in the 2021-2022 season. She has performed with the chorus of the Lyric Opera of Kansas City in their productions of Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor and in Moravec’s The Shining. Recent roles include Papagena in Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte and Morgana in Handel’s Alcina. Elleka previously attended the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music where she received her Master of Music in Voice Performance. During her time at Jacobs she performed in several productions including Peter Grimes, Florencia en el Amazonas, Oklahoma!, and Dead Man Walking. In addition to operatic performances Elleka has sung with several professional choral ensembles including the Dallas Chamber Choir and the Highland Park Chorale.

Recent Credits

Into the Woods

IU Summer Theatre — Jack's Mother