Marco Titus is an operatically trained tenor based in Cape Town. Marco attends the
South African College of Music at University of Cape Town under the tutelage of
Professor Virginia Davids and is currently in his third year of study. Mr. Titus made
his first stage debut at the age of eight as Tiny Tim in A Christmas Carol at the
Victoria Theatre, UK, performing to the likes of Prince Edward and Princess Sophie.
His South African opera debut was as the Third Boy in William Kentridge’s highly
acclaimed The Magic Flute at the Artscape Opera House. He has performed in
several joint University of Cape Town and Cape Town Opera productions over the
last two years with directors such as Christine Crouse, Matthew Wild, and Dr.
Angelo Gobbato. He recently sang Gastone in Cape Town Opera’s upcoming
production of Verdi’s La Traviata. His last role, as Nanki-Poo in the Cape Town
Gilbert and Sullivan Society’s production of The Mikado toured England where he
was nominated as best male voice at the 23rd annual Gilbert and Sullivan festival. Mr.
Titus is also part of the newly formed theatre collective, Kleisand, who tell South
African stories through music, poetry and dance. They will be performing in the
upcoming US Woordfees and have been invited to take part in the Grahamstown
South African National Arts Festival.