Lynne DuFresne is originally from Kansas City, Missouri and has a B.A. In Theatre and Art from St. Edward's University in Austin, Texas. As an actor and a singer, Lynne has worked in regional theatres, summer stock and dinner theatres throughout the Midwest and in Los Angeles. She was a founding member of The Next Theatre and The Odyssey Theatre, both in Chicago. She has worked as a principal performer in a number of national commercials.
Lynne also trained and performed as a storyteller. She researched, developed and wrote two one-woman shows: The Six Wives of Henry the VIII Tell Their Own Stories and Stories and Songs of Vanishing Peoples. She performed these shows in schools, libraries and colleges around the Midwest.
Her chorale experience includes The New Orleans Symphony Chorale, The Kansas City Master Chorale, Actors A Cappella—both in Chicago and Los Angeles—and the California Philharmonic Chorale. This is Lynne's third season with the Metropolitan Master Chorale.