In concert, Nova has appeared as a guest artist with Sacramento and Stockton Symphonies, and
was featured in concert at the Boston Hatch Shell sponsored by Boston’s classical radio station
WCRB, and for the International Convention of Libraries held at the Boston State House. In California,
Nova had the opportunity to share her Mexican culture as a featured performer with mezzo-soprano
Susanna Guzman at H.O.P.E., Hispanic Opportunity for Political Equality (The Spirit of Comadres
Convention), and for the Jarvis Conservatory Zarzuela Workshop.
Nova has won numerous awards and scholarships including: First Place in the San Joaquin Region
National Association of Teacher of Singing Vocal Competition (NATS), First Prize in the Townsend Vocal
Competition, and scholarship recipient with the Fresno Music Club. Nova was a Young Artist in
Chianti, Italy with the Daniel Farro Institute and received a Bachelor of Music from University of the
Pacific, and a Master of Music from New England Conservatory both in Vocal Performance.
Nova Dague Jiménez is a performer of many styles of
music, from opera to musical theatre to classic R&B. She is a
member of Actor’s Equity Association and recently traveled
on a National Tour as the title role in The Little Engine That
Could with ArtsPower. As a dancer, actor and musical
theatre performer, Nova has trained with American
Conservatory Theatre in San Francisco and performed Lily
(The Secret Garden) with Busbarn Theatre Company, Hero
(Much Ado About Nothing) understudy with Berkeley
Repertory Theatre, Principal Dancer (Wonderful Town) at
Marin Theatre Company, Cinderella (Into the Woods) and
Lizzie (Baby) with UOP Theatre.
On the operatic stage Nova has performed as Rosina (The
Barber of Seville) with West Bay Opera, Adele (Die
Fledermaus) with Mission City Opera, Clorinda (Cenerentola)
with Capitol Opera Sacramento, Barbarina (The Marriage of Figaro) with NEC Theatre, Niño (Gigantes y
Cabezudos) with Jarvis Conservatory, Yellow (Arachne) with Goat Hall, Xochitl (Lady of the Heavens)
with Stanford University, and Lucy (The Telephone) with UOP Theatre.