Linda Palmer – (Katisha) - Linda first joined the Trouper ranks in 1987 for their production of HMS Pinafore.  Since that time she has been active in many Trouper productions.  Her roles have included Zorah  Ruddigore, Mabel in Pirates of Penzance, Elsie Maynard in Yeomen of the Guard, Phyllis in Iolanthe, Buttercup in HMS Pinafore, and most recently, Mad Margaret in Ruddigore.  Linda has also been an active member of other area G&S troupes.  Her non-Trouper G&S roles include: Casilda in Gondoliers, Yum-Yum in Mikado, and Angelina in Trial By Jury.  In addition, Linda has performed three major roles for Crystal Opera: Latetia in Giancarlo Mennotti's The Old Maid and the Thief, Georgette in Puccini’s Il Tabarro, and Donna Elvira in Mozart’s Don Giovanni.  Linda is a Legal Secretary at the law firm of Cummings & Lockwood in Stamford and lives happily in Norwalk with her cat, “Beau Beau.”