July 17–19, 2018 • 9am–4pm
Edmonton Opera Centre (15230 128 Ave NW)

Edmonton Opera is thrilled to announce its first-ever summer day camp! Children in Grades 4–6 are invited to join us on a three-day Hansel & Gretel themed adventure exploring the different art forms that come together in opera. No previous musical background required!

Activities include:

  • Music: learn songs from the opera Hansel & Gretel
  • Dance: discover how you can tell stories through movement
  • Scenic design: learn scenic painting techniques and build your very own prop
  • Costume design: take part in our team costume challenge
  • Get a tour of the Edmonton Opera Centre and see where the magic happens!

Parents/caregivers will be invited to a sharing session at 4pm on July 19.

Instructor: Kate Ryan

Price: $150 (includes all material costs, camp t-shirt, and GST)

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Kate Ryan — Instructor

Kate has acted, directed and taught for over 20 years across North America. She is a graduate of the University of Alberta’s BFA Acting program and has studied voice and acting. She has received Sterling Awards for Leading and Supporting Actress, and Director, as well as an AMPIA for Leading Actress in film. Kate has performed in Mary Poppins, A Christmas Carol, It Takes Two: An Evening of Sondheim (Citadel); The Light in the Piazza (TC); Oklahoma, Carousel, The Sound of Music (Mayfield); The Ambassador’s Wives, and The Exquisite Hour (Teatro La Quindicina). Kate is also an instructor at Citadel Theatre's Young Musical Theatre Company and MacEwan University’s Theatre Arts program. She is the Director of Plain Jane Theatre Company (www.plainjanetheatre.com) and puppeteer (Kaybridge Puppets). She most recently directed 'All Shook Up' and 'Forever Plaid' at the Mayfield Theatre. Kate grew up loving theatre camps that her parents ran and is excited to share her passion for the arts with the great artists of tomorrow!


Location: The Edmonton Opera Centre is located in northwest Edmonton.

Drop-off & pick-up: Early and/or late pick-up is available upon request. Please contact us for details. 

Lunch & snacks: Campers must bring a bag lunch. Snacks will be provided by Edmonton Opera.

Registration: You will be emailed a registration package after purchase. 

If you have any other questions please contact: education@edmontonopera.com