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Stax student headed to Metropolitan Opera

By , Daily Memphian Published: August 14, 2021 4:00 AM CT
<strong>Twelve-year-old Caleb Thompson, a student at Stax Academy, is headed to the Metropolitan Opera in New York City as an understudy in the Met&rsquo;s production of &ldquo;Fire Shut Up In My Bones.&rdquo;</strong> (Patrick Lantrip/Daily Memphian)

Twelve-year-old Caleb Thompson, a student at Stax Academy, is headed to the Metropolitan Opera in New York City as an understudy in the Met’s production of “Fire Shut Up In My Bones.” (Patrick Lantrip/Daily Memphian)

The local 12-year-old is getting his shot at the big time as the understudy in a production by the Metropolitan Opera in New York City.

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Rob Moore

Rob Moore

Rob Moore is an Arkansas native who moved to Memphis to attend the University of Memphis. He holds a B.A. and an M.A. in English. He covers Economic Development and Commercial Real Estate.


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