Gayle Worland profiles epilepsy advocate Kitt Foss in the Wisconsin State Journal:
She wasn’t on stage or on the road when the first one happened. Kitt Reuter-Foss, one of the Madison area’s most distinguished stars of the musical stage, was at home in Verona on a break between shows when she suffered a grand mal seizure and her life took a sudden and unexplained turn.
It was 2005. Soon she was diagnosed with epilepsy, and by 2008 Reuter-Foss, a longtime mezzo-soprano for the famed Metropolitan Opera in New York City, decided to quit doing opera on the road.
“It was too… Not dangerous, I would say. But — I couldn’t be in rehearsal and have a seizure,” she recalled.
Kitt shared her story, and her talent, at the 2015 Lily’s Luau. Read the whole story here.