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

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Operetta Workshop – Summer 2017

Make Your Debut at the Detroit Opera House!
Operetta Workshop is a three-week day camp for young people from ages 13 to 18 who are directed in acting, singing, stage movement, healthy vocal technique, and how to audition. The final performance of Gilbert & Sullivan’s The Sorcerer will take place on the Detroit Opera House main stage under the direction of Julie Smith with Joseph Jackson accompanying.

 

PREREQUISITES:
Experience reading music is helpful in this program.

AGES:
13-18 years of age

MEETS:
Monday – Friday, July 10 – July 28, 2017
10:00AM – 4:00PM each day
(early drop-off / late pick-up available upon request)

FINAL PERFORMANCE:
Friday, July 28, 2017 at 6:30PM ~ Tickets $10
Detroit Opera House main stage

FEE: $500

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Create and Perform

Create and Perform – Summer 2017

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:
8-12 years of age

MEETS:
Monday – Friday, July 31 – August 11, 2017
10:00AM – 4:00PM each day
Marlene Boll Hall
(early drop-off / late pick-up available upon request)

FINAL PERFORMANCE:
Friday, August 11, 2017 at 6:00PM
Boll Hall

FEE: $250

REGISTER NOW

For information regarding scholarships contact Andrea Scobie at 313.237.3429 or ascobie@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.