Operetta Workshop: Iolanthe by Gilbert & Sullivan

Monday – Friday, July 9-27, 2018 | 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Final Performance: July 27th 6:30 PM

Tickets $5

Operetta Workshop is a three-week day camp for young people ages 13 to 18 who will be directed in acting, singing, stage movement, healthy vocal technique, and how to audition as they present Gilbert and Sullivan’s Iolanthe. This tale of magical beings, incantations, and mismatched couples will have its final performance at the Detroit Opera House in Boll Hall under the direction of Molly Bock with Joseph Jackson accompanying.


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

REGISTER $525
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SCHOLARSHIPS
For information regarding scholarships contact Mysti Byrnes at 313.237.3419 or mbyrnes@motopera.org.

Opera Teens

Opera Teens is a national movement that empowers teenagers to pursue their interests in opera, share opera with others, and leverage the power of the art form to serve local communities. Opera Teens will:

  • Attend Michigan Opera Theatre Performances
  • Explore careers in Opera
  • Connect with teens and professionals nationwide

Opera Teens must commit to monthly events. The first date is October 14th!

SIGN UP FOR OPERA TEENS 

Create and Perform

Monday – Friday, July 9-20, 2018 | 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Final Performance: July 20th 6:00 PM

A two-week program in which students ages 8-12 use improvisation to create their own stories, music compositions, and dances, culminating in a final performance in our Black Box Theater. Participants in the Create and Perform program get to take part in all aspects of mounting a new production, and will build their skills as performers, composers, designers, directors, and crew members while they write and perform an original opera. Bring your ideas and watch as they come to life in this unique, hands-on summer experience!

(Registration closed)
Create and Perform is now full for this summer. Please e-mail Mysti Byrnes at mbyrnes@motopera.org to be put on our waitlist

SCHOLARSHIPS
For information regarding scholarships contact Mysti Byrnes at 313.237.3419 or mbyrnes@motopera.org.

 

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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.

Opera Study Guides

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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.

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