Roy C. Dicks He has undergraduate degrees in English and in Drama from East Carolina University and a Masters of Library Science from UNC-Chapel Hill. His musical background includes singing in university and community choruses as well as a lifelong devotion to classical music and opera. His additional theater background includes performing in over 60 productions at university, community and dinner theaters, as well as directing more than 30 productions in the Triangle area. He reviewed theater, dance and classical music for Raleigh’s weekly Spectator Magazine from 1978-1986 and from 1997 to 2018, he did the same for the daily Raleigh News and Observer. Roy also has written for Opera Quarterly, American Record Guide, Dance Magazine, Pointe Magazine. and Classical Voice North America. He is a member of the Music Critics Association of North America and the American Theatre Critics Association.