Cimarron Opera Theatre Camp 2019

Opera Theatre Camp is known as one of the best intensive arts experiences in the state. Cimarron Opera offers the opportunity for youth aged 9-18 to take part in this 3-week camp that provides vocal instruction, dance and acting basics, audition preparation, plus a lot of friendship, teamwork and fun! The camp then concludes with fully staged performances of an operetta for family and friends to enjoy.

Camp Fees: $500 for one camper and $400 for each additional camper. Camp fees include a custom camp t-shirt and two complimentary tickets to a performance.

Parent Orientation: A short orientation for parents will take place in the morning of June 3rd at 9am.

Audition Dates:   May 14th 6-8:30pm and May 18th 10:30am-4pm at St. John’s Episcopal Church - Norman.  Auditions are required to be considered for a principal role.

The audition schedule is available at:

Camp Dates: June 3rd – June 21st, 9 am-5 pm, Monday - Friday

Location: The first two weeks of camp will be held this year at St. John's Episcopal Church, 235 W. Duffy St, Norman OK 73069. The final week is held at Longfellow Middle School, 215 N Ponca Ave, Norman, OK 73071.

Performances:  Performances are on Friday June 21 and Saturday June 22nd at 2 pm and 7 pm

Performance Stage: Longfellow Middle School, 215 N Ponca Ave, Norman, OK 73071

Tickets for camp performances are $15 for adults and $10 for students and seniors.

Cost: $500 for the first camper and $400 for each additional camper.  Partial scholarships are available.

Cimarron Opera’s mission is to provide aspiring performing artists and creative technicians a forum for their talents and opportunities to gain valuable training and stage experience, while providing cultural enrichment and education to various audiences across the state and beyond.


Cimarron Opera’s history began in the spring of 1975 when Thomas Carey and Carol Brice Carey founded the Church Circuit Opera Company, which was renamed Cimarron Circuit Opera Company in 1981. Thomas Carey and Carol Brice Carey were renowned international performers and professors of music at the University of Oklahoma who sought opportunities for aspiring artists to sing on stage.  They also hoped to bring superior operative productions to Oklahoma.  The artistic spirit of the Cimarron Circuit Opera Company’s founders continue to provide inspiration to succeeding artists and directors.


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