2515540 - Chicago Opera Theater For Teens at Solorio - Gallery - South

SouthAdvanced ApprenticeshipSolorioChicago Opera Theater For Teens at SolorioChicago Opera Theater for Teens is a professional development program for teens that provides students with a glimpse into professions in the opera field, while also introducing them to other possible careers in the field, such as artistic coordinator, production, artistic management, and education. Two Chicago Opera Theater Teaching Artists lead the students in creating performances from musical theater shows, operas, and operettas that are relevant to their lives, which also match up to professional contemporary opera standards. Students work in large and small groups on choreography, sets and costumes, and staging, while getting an in-depth classical vocal training. They also interact regularly with Chicago Opera Theaters Young Artists, board members, and staff.Spring 2016ActiveGalleryPerformance ArtsTheatreAdvanced Apprentices will receive a stipend while working with professional artists and participating in group field trips. Participants that complete one service learning project during the course of this program will earn one credit that counts toward the fulfillment of their service learning graduation requirement.The students have developed a partnership this year with Autumn Green Retirement Home. They visit at least once a semester to perform for the residents and then have time to talk with the audience on a one on one basis to learn more about them. This gives the students the opportunity to connect with older adults who are able to give them advice and allows them to practice their career and college readiness skills in interviewing.CampusOrganizationChristopher Richard [(C)773-580-9127]Caryn Ott Hillman [(C)773-383-6046]carynaria@hotmail.com; cnprichard@aol.comEric Solorio Academy High SchoolCPS School(773)535-90705400SST LOUISAvenueChicagoIllinois606325400 S. ST LOUIS Chicago Illinois 606325400 S. ST LOUIS Chicago Illinois 60632Chicago Opera TheaterLinden Christ[312-704-8420 ext 19]2515540