Opera Carolina Academy

2014 Summer Music-Drama Workshop Details

A week-long engagement featuring tailored instruction for the aspiring singing actor.

The Music-Drama curriculum will include elementary instruction in stage combat, stagecraft skills, theater exercises & games, musical interpretation & improvisation, elementary movement, in addition to some scenes/skit work.

The Singing technique curriculum will include basic instruction in proper breathing; laryngeal positioning & relaxation; practice exercises & tactics; song interpretation; and care of the voice. In addition to regular class instruction, students may also qualify (if they choose) to participate in master classes with internationally recognized opera stars.

Workshop Dates & Location

July 28 – August 2
10:00am to 4:00pm

Myers Park United Methodist Church
1501 Queens Road, Charlotte, NC 28207


Workshop Tuition

Tuition for the week is $250. This fee is inclusive of tuition and registration fees and also includes a Music-Drama Workshop t-shirt.

Financial aid is available on a limited basis. If you are interested, please contact us for more details.

Workshop Auditions & Enrollment

2013 Workshop participants may register immediately for the 2014 Workshop and do not need to audition. Current students of Academy Affiliated Teachers may also register without auditioning if a letter of recommendation is provided.

New students must audition and be accepted into the program before they may register.

Register by contacting the Academy Coordinator.


Auditions for new students will be held on the following dates:

  • June 21
  • Alternate option available if you cannot audition on the above date

Request an audition slot by contacting us here.

General Contact Information

Email: Academy@operacarolina.org
Phone: 704.332.7177 x110