Michigan Opera Theatre opera education programs aim to train future performers and current performers in creativity, movement, voice and more!

Operetta Workshop

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Director: Amy Malaney
Accompanist: Joseph Jackson
Operetta: H.M.S Pinafore by Gilbert Sullivan

Operetta Workshop is a three-week day camp for young people from ages 10 to 18 who are directed in acting, singing and dancing, as well as healthy vocal technique. The final performance of H.M.S. Pinafore will take place on the Detroit Opera House main stage.

For information regarding scholarships contact Pette Moore at 313.237.3419 or pmoore@motopera.org.

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No previous experience necessary.
No audition required.

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Enrollment subject to availability. For more information call the LATOH hotline at 313.237.3419.

Final Performance

Lens on the City

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Lens on the City is a three-day inter-generational learning experience. Adults and children (8 years to 108 years!), will partake in exclusive photo tours of various downtown Detroit locations. Photographers, young and older, will also receive instruction on photography basics from a professional photographer. All photographers must bring their own cameras. Students must be accompanied by an adult. The $60 fee covers workshop costs for one adult and up to three students ages 8 through 18.

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For more information contact Karen Nagher at 313.333.3832.

Create and Perform

Instructor: Karen V. DiChiera, Director of Community Programs, Education and Composer

A two-week program in which students ages 8-18 use improvisation to create their own stories, music compositions and dances, culminating in a final performance in our Black Box Theater.

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Enrollment subject to availability. For more information call the LATOH hotline at 313.237.3419.

 

Private Lessons

Instructors (including Bios):
Dorothy Duensing, Voice and Piano Instructor
Alaina Brown, Voice Instructor
Suzanne Mallare Acton, Voice Coach

Michigan Opera Theatre offers private music lessons year round, for beginners and beyond, in voice (all genres), piano, and composition.

To schedule a lesson contact Pette Moore at 313.237.3419.