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

Ruddigore

Operetta Workshop – Summer 2016

Make Your Debut at the Detroit Opera House!
Operetta Workshop is a three-week day camp for young people from ages 10 to 18 who are directed in acting, singing, stage movement, healthy vocal technique, and how to audition. The final performance of Gilbert & Sullivan’s Ruddigore will take place on the Detroit Opera House main stage under the direction of Amy Malaney with Joseph Jackson accompanying.

 

PREREQUISITES:
No previous experience or audition necessary.

AGES:
10-18 years of age

MEETS:
Monday – Friday, June 27 – July 15, 2016
10:00AM – 4:00PM each day
(early drop-off / late pick-up available upon request)

FINAL PERFORMANCE:
Friday, July 15, 2016 at 6:30PM
Detroit Opera House main stage
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FEE:$475

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Create and Perform

Create and Perform – Summer 2016

Create and Perform at the Detroit Opera House!
In this two-week program, students use improvisation to create their own stories, music compositions and dances, culminating in a final performance in our Black Box Theater.

Madelyn Porter, Director & Maria Cimarelli, Music Director

 

PREREQUISITES:
No previous experience or audition necessary.

AGES:
8-18 years of age

MEETS:
Monday – Friday, June 18 – July 29, 2016
10:00AM – 4:00PM each day
Marlene Boll Hall
(early drop-off / late pick-up available upon request)

FINAL PERFORMANCE:
Friday, July 29, 2016 at 6:00PM
Boll Hall

FEE: $225

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

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

 

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Create and Perform at your school!

This program is also offered as an in-school residency. As a residency, MOT artists and administrators work with school teachers and administration to design a cross-curricular, multi-disciplinary learning experience while simultaneously guiding students through the creation of their own curriculum-themed, original opera. For information regarding in-school residencies contact Andrea Scobie ascobie@motopera.org.

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About the Department of Education and Community Programs

Founded by Karen V. DiChiera, the Department of Education and Community Programs has served the entire state with quality entertainment and education for over 30 years. The Department of Education and Community Programs has brought its varied musical programs to every age group in Michigan, allowing artists to visit clubs, offices, schools, and community stages, and performing shows that range from lively children’s operas to musical revues to full-length operas produced by the local community.