The Figaro described her as "bursting with intelligence and energy"*, and Theatre in Paris can’t help but agree.
Backstage, Karoline Rose scribbles down answers to TiP’s questions on her ambitions, regrets and guilty pleasures.
What keeps you up at night?
As a child, what did you want to be when you grew up?
What are you most proud of?
Physically, my legs. Generally speaking, my career.
What is your biggest regret?
That I can't make the days a few hours longer.
Which song do you sing in the shower and why?
Opera arias, traditional songs...that kind of thing. A bit of a mixture
The stage / music.
What is the worst job you’ve ever had?
I’ve always been doing music and singing. So no bad jobs for me.
Where in the world would you like to be right now?
In Venice – I love Venice in the winter.
What is your guilty pleasure?
Food! I love discovering new things in the culinary world; it’s kind of my idea of heaven.
What is your best piece of advice for aspiring singers?
Find a singing teacher who knows everything about vocal technique and continue to train throughout your career.
What would you wear to a fancy dress party?
A Maleficent costume!
What are some things you definitely want to do in your lifetime?
Make lots of albums! Do lots of shows! And lots of tours! Just carry on, I guess. And also spend a few months in Japan.
If you could go back in time, where would you go?
Back to the time when I was doing death/neo- death metal. It was fab to perform.
Devin Townsend, Courtney Love, Beyoncé, M.I.A, Nina Hagen...
French sausage (even though I’m trying to cut down on meat).
Westside Story, The Sound of Music, Cats, The Rocky Horror Picture Show, Phantom of the Paradise.
You just have to make the most of each moment! Truly!