Summer Programs - Michigan Opera Theatre

Operetta Workshop

July 8-26, 2019
Operetta Workshop is be perfect for young people ages 13 to 18 who want to gain experience and direction in singing, acting, stage movement, healthy vocal technique, and how to audition. Taught by experienced opera and theatre professionals, Operetta Workshop will explore scenes and songs from famous operettas and culminate with a final performance at the Detroit Opera House.

Fee: $500



Create & Perform

July 29 – August 9, 2019
10:00AM – 4:00PM

A two-week program in which young people ages 8-12 create their own stories, music compositions, and dances, culminating in a final performance at the Detroit Opera House. Participants in the Create & 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!

Fee: $325



For information regarding scholarships contact Mark Vondrak at

Dance Training

Ballet Detroit

Ballet Detroit provides learning opportunities throughout the season, including open classes, master classes, private training and auditions. Details and registration can be found on their website,

For more information regarding the Ballet Detroit outreach or development programs, please contact them directly at, or by phone at 409-4BALLET.

Inner City Dance Scope

Inner City Dance Scope offers dance training for ages 2 ½ – adults. ICDS provides dance training in ballet, jazz, modern, hip hop, and praise/liturgical dancing. Details can be found on their website:
For more information regarding the Inner City Dance Scope youth dance company, summer intensives, and outreach activities, email them at, or call (313) 444-0243.

Dance Intensives


Monday - Saturday, August 5-10, 2019
Final Performance: Saturday, August 10, 2019

The Eisenhower Dance Detroit Intensive is back at the Detroit Opera House once again in 2019! Join us August 5-10 for a week of technique and Eisenhower Dance Detroit repertory. Classes are taught by your favorite professionals from EDD and are geared toward dancers looking for a fun contemporary based intensive at the end of their summer. Students will receive a full day of dance including ballet technique, modern technique, contemporary partnering, jazz and Eisenhower Dance Detroit repertory. The week will culminate in a final performance free to all family and friends! Join us on Facebook to stay up to date on announcements, teachers and more.

Registration for 2019 not yet available. Please follow @EDDintensiveDOH on Facebook to stay up to date on registration announcements and much more!
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