Theater

MiraCosta production showcases 20-year-old Encinitas performer

MiraCosta production showcases 20-year-old Encinitas performer

Rachel Dovsky Michael Dovsky

In 2017, Rachel Dovsky’s voice teacher appeared in the San Diego Opera’s production of “The Pirates of Penzance.”

“She told me to come see the show because, first of all, it was going to be wonderful, but also because there’s a role in it that she thought I would play at some point in my life,” Dovsky said.

Less than two years later when the 20-year-old Encinitas resident learned MiraCosta College was staging Gilbert & Sullivan’s comic opera this March, she jumped at the opportunity to audition and won the part of Mabel.

“I really had no idea that I would get the opportunity to play that role in such a short amount...

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