Dalia Farid holds a Musical Theatre Masters degree from the Royal Academy of Music in London as well as a BA in Political Science from the American University in Cairo, AUC. Her performances include appearances at the Savonlinna Opera Festival in Finland and the Cairo Opera House. Combining her musical and acting skills, Dalia’s first stage appearance was in AUC's first Opera "Dido and Aneas", 2009 under the musical direction of her vocal coach Dr. Neveen Allouba. In 2013 She played the main role of Fantine in a version of "Les Miserables" translated into Arabic and adjusted to depict the Egyptian revolution. That year she appeared as a guest soloist with the Egyptian Philharmonic Society at the Cairo Opera House performing arias and musical theatre repertoire. She also performed in the "Old is Gold" concert series with the distinguished Bibliotheca Alexandrina Orchestra at the Library of Alexandria. At the Royal Academy of Music she played "Meg March" and "Clarissa" in Little Women directed by Paul Warrick Griffen with musical staging by Drew McOnie as well as "Alison Du Bois" and "Barbara" in Lady in the Dark directed by Matt Ryan. Dalia appeared as a soloist in cabarets including the World War I 100th anniversary cabaret and “Till the Clouds Roll by- a Jerome Kern Tribute” in the St James Theatre in London. She participated in master classes with Opera instructors Tom Krause, Csilla Boross and Eija Tolpo as well as Musical Theatre giants Andrew Lippa and Jeremy Sams. In April 2015, Dalia made her national theatre debut on El Hanager Theatre playing the main role of “Mary” in an original Arabic musical, “Badlat Al Barq Wal Saqeea” where she and George Kolta composed the music. In September 2015, Dalia played the leading role of “Amal” in the Opera “Ayam w Layali al Shagara alQalb”, performed by the exceptional blind girls orchestra, El Noor Wal Amal. In August 2015 she co-founded with Maestro Kolta the All Saints Choir. Her repertoire includes Opera and Musical Theatre, Jazz, Pop, Folk, French chanson and Arabic music. Her dream is to continue to be part of artistic endeavors all over the world and in particular to see a thriving Musical Theatre scene revived in Egypt. As a Political Science graduate she has found an unmatched greatness in the soft power of art especially in bringing about global peace and harmony. She can be reached through her mother and business director Dr. Mona Zaki, CEO of Global Strategic Consultants and Soft Power Productions.