Sometimes the leads are equally balanced, like in 'Romeo and Juliet,' but sometimes they're just not.
My family background is Mexican, and I was born in Chicago. It's pretty much family tradition every time we get together for Christmas and major holidays to sing. Our family time is centered around the food and a little bit of performing for one another.
From a young age, I was encouraged to sing, dance and learn folk and popular songs in Spanish.
Music and opera are a big part of my life.
The more you're out there singing, learning, and adding roles to your repertoire, it reforms the next piece.