Patricia Phillips (Carlotta Giudicelli) comes to the Toronto company of The Phantom of the Opera after performing the role of Carlotta in the national touring production. Prior to The Phantom, Patricia performed in the Tony award-winning musical The Secret Garden where she originated the role of the "Ayah". Other credits include Candide at the Guthrie Theatre under the direction of Garland Wright and numerous productions with the Pittsburgh Opera and the Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera. Miss Phillips also persues a career as a concert soloist having performed with the Minnesota Orchestra and the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra. She is a native of Denver and holds a degree in voice performance from Carnegie Mellon University.