Naväge Ambassadors

Ruthie Ann Miles

Tony Award Winner / Broadway Star/ Naväge Ambassador

Ruthie Ann Miles American actress and singer best known for her roles in musical theatre. Off-Broadway, she has played Christmas Eve in Avenue Q and starred as Imelda Marcos in Here Lies Love, winning a Theatre World Award and a Lucille Lortel Award for the latter role. Miles performed the role of Lady Thiang in the 2015–2016 Lincoln Center production of The King and I on Broadway, for which she won the 2015 Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical.

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Raymond Aceto

International Opera Star/ Naväge Ambassador

American bass Raymond Aceto has established an important presence among the world’s leading opera companies and symphony orchestras. His performances continue to gather both popular and critical acclaim. In recent seasons Mr. Aceto has been seen on tour with The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden in Japan as Banquo in Macbeth and as the Commendatore in Don Giovanni with Sir Antonio Pappano conducting.

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Brian Jagde

Operatic Tenor/ Naväge Ambassador

American tenor Brian Jagde has emerged as one of the most engaging and exciting artists of his generation. Jagde has received numerous accolades, including top prize at the Loren L. Zachary Competition (2014) and second prize in Plácido Domingo’s Operalia Competition (2012). Jagde won additional honors at Operalia for his interpretations of Wagner-Strauss repertoire, receiving the Birgit Nilsson Prize.

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Marcus Nance

Actor / Singer/ Naväge Ambassador

Marcus Nance is equally at home in theatre, opera, concert, and cabaret. Expanding further his creativity and artistic horizons, Marcus Nance made his film debut as the Singing Accountant in Mel Brooke’s feature film The Producers starring Nathan Lane and Matthew Broderick. He has also appeared in cabaret at Toronto’s Jazz Bistro, the Metropolitan Room in New York City, Stratford Summer Music, the Elora Festival, the Toronto Jazz Festival and as a regular guest with the Ottawa Jazz Orchestra.

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Corey Crider

Operatic Baritone / Naväge Ambassador

Baritone Corey Crider is an alumnus of Lyric Opera of Chicago’s Ryan Opera Center and recently returned to the company as Malatesta in Don Pasquale. Additional recent highlights include Marcello inLa bohèmewith Arizona Opera and the Munich Philharmonic, Cavaliere di Belfiore inUn giorno di regnowith Sarasota Opera, and Escamillo inCarmenwith Opera Lyra Ottawa.

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Leah Crocetto

Operatic Soprano/ Naväge Ambassador

Described by the New York Times as possessing an “agile coloratura technique and a feeling for the Italianate style… with warmth, full penetrating sound and tenderness,” American soprano Leah Crocetto continues to astonish audiences with her moving portrayals of opera’s greatest heroines.

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Paul Groves

Operatic Tenor / Naväge Ambassador

One of the great American tenors of his generation, Paul Groves continues to enjoy an impressive international career performing on the stages of the world’s leading opera houses and most prestigious concert halls. Highlights of recent seasons for the American tenor include a rare role debut singing Alessandro Cesare in Cavalli’s Eliogabalo with the Opéra national de Paris.

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Robin Shell

Powerlifter  / Naväge Ambassador

Robin Shell began her powerlifting career in 2016, at the age of 45 and has already set numerous Ohio records for her weight class. Suffereing from barometric pressure headaches as a result of a deviated septum, Shell uses Naväge on a daily basis to keep those nasty headaches at bay. "Naväge has been a game changer. TheNaväge not only keeps my nose clean, but keeps the swelling down, which I think is what really helps me."

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