Kevin Nakatani

BARTOLO, THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO

VALENTINE / VAN HUSSLER, MARY POPPINS

WEISEL / STAGE MANAGER, NEWSIES


Kevin Nakatani is thrilled to be back for his 14th season with UFOMT! Originally from Northern California, Kevin has called Logan, UT his home for 9 years. Outside of his roles performed with UFOMT, Mr. Nakatani has recently been seen locally as Dr. Carrasco in Man of La Mancha, Zuniga in Carmen, Pritschitsch in The Merry Widow, Angelotti in Tosca, Doctor Grenvil in La Traviata, and Prince Yamadori in Madama Butterfly with Utah Opera, Basilio in Il barbiere di Siviglia with Utah Lyric Opera, as well as Monterone in Rigoletto and Zuniga in Carmen with Opera Idaho. Prior to moving to Utah, Kevin has also appeared with West Bay Opera, Livermore Valley Opera, San Francisco Lyric Opera, and Opera San José.

During the year, Kevin enjoys working full-time with Utah Festival Opera as the Education Business Manager, assisting the wonderful education programs this company offers such as Opera By Children, Youth Conservatory, Broadway Bound, and the Utah High School Musical Theater Awards.

  • 2018
    • Basilio, The Barber of Seville
    • Lins Van Pelt, You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown
    • Assistant Choreographer / Mysterious Man, Into the Woods
  • 2017
    • Dom Claude Frollo, The Hunchback of Notre Dame
    • Sergeant of Police, The Pirates of Penzance
    • Assistant Director, The Bonze, Madama Butterfly
    • King Francis / Comus, Rex
  • 2016
    • Simone, Gianni Schicchi
    • Assistant Choreographer / Henry Ford, Ragtime
    • Mr. Darling, Peter Pan
  • 2015
    • Bud Frump / Dance Captain, How to Succeed...
    • Duke / Dr. Carrasco, Man of La Mancha
    • Benoît / Alcindoro, La Bohème
  • 2014
    • Jud Fry, Oklahoma!
    • Lutz, The Student Prince
    • Nicholas , Vanessa
  • 2013
    • Lodovico , Otello
    • Simeon, Joseph...Dreamcoat
    • Rabbi, Fiddler on the Roof
    • Comus, Rex
    • Soloist, Tribute to Irving Berlin
  • 2012
    • Paul, Kiss Me, Kate
    • Angelotti, Tosca
    • Quartet Bass / Lord Boxington, My Fair Lady
    • Slick, Girl Crazy
  • 2011
    • Mr. Sowerberry, Oliver!
    • Stewpot, South Pacific
    • Nikitich, Boris Godunov
  • 2010
    • Doctor Grenvil, La Traviata
    • Don Basilio, The Barber of Seville
    • Harry the Horse, Guys and Dolls
  • 2009
    • Mikado, The Mikado
    • Zuniga, Carmen
    • Colgrevance / Spirit, Camelot
  • 2008
    • Charles Thompson, 1776
    • Tulsa, Gypsy
    • Sergeant, Manon Lescaut
    • Ensemble, Aida
  • 2007
    • Ferrando, Il Trovatore
    • Ensemble, Most Happy Fella
    • Ensemble, Show Boat
  • 2006
    • Olin Britt, The Music Man
    • Jose / Horse, Man of La Mancha
    • Ensemble, La Bohème