Children discover avenues of creativity and self-expression through singing, dancing and acting. Imaginations are sparked as children experience the fantasy world of opera. In the studio your child will learn music in groups and as solos, plus dance, acting and stage craft.
Cost: $250 per child ages 6–12 years old.
To Register: Call 616.451.2741, ext. 106 or email Darla Wortley
During this week long intensive opera camp, your child will have fun while exploring the art of singing and stagecraft. The camp culminates in a performance for family and friends.
In this immersion camp, professional singers, musicians, scenic designers, costumers and dancers will work with your child each day to build scenery, dance, sing, and learn about the fine arts.
Children’s Opera Studio Summer 2013
• Casting, 9am, Saturday, June 15, the Betty Van Andel Opera Center.
• Studio hours: 9am - 3pm, Monday, June 17 - Friday, June 21,
• Participants should be between the ages of 6 and 12.
• Students should pack a brown bag lunch.
• Parents are welcome to volunteer to assist the professionals running the camp.
• Family and friends are invited to attend the Children’s Opera Studio Performance
at 7pm, Friday, June, 21, at the Betty Van Andel Opera Center, 1320 East Fulton.
The Studio Team
William and Hollis Bokhout have presented Children’s Opera Workshops in schools
across the country for the last 6 years. They are proud to bring this experience to
Opera Grand Rapids.
Your child can star in an original children’s opera! Based on an underwater myth,
Pearl the River Goddess is abducted by the lonely Oyster King. When force fails,
a special gift persuades the King to release Pearl, reuniting her with the
beloved River Folk