YOUTH OPERA LAB: Media Effects & Stage Design

Please fill out the form below to be considered for the COMPOSING & NEW OPERA Youth Opera Lab.

Applications will be reviewed and acceptances sent out on a rolling basis until approximately one week before the Lab.

We receive a high volume of applications for the Youth Opera Lab program. Priority is given to thoughtful and complete applications. If program capacity is exceeded, applicants will be added to a waitlist and notified if there is a vacancy.

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What interests you about this particular Lab? This Lab will focus on composing and bringing new opera to the stage. The COC's production of Pyramus and Thisbe is the world premiere of this new opera.

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What about this opera (Pyramus and Thisbe) interests you? (100 words):
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Privacy Statement and Photography Release:
The Canadian Opera Company (COC) takes the issue of privacy seriously. The COC follows responsible information-handling practices, in keeping with privacy laws. We collect and use personal data pertaining to education and outreach programs to ensure the safety of participants, for statistical purposes, and to inform you about the education and outreach programs for which your child is registered. You may also receive periodic mailings from us with information about other education and outreach programs that may be of interest to you.

Any photographs or video taken of you/your child while participating in education and outreach programs by an employee or representative of the COC will become property of the COC and may be used for various promotional purposes. If you or your family wishes otherwise, please inform education and outreach before the start of the program.

Participants age 17 and under require the signed consent of a parent/guardian in order to participate. Selected candidates will be provided with a waiver to complete in advance of the program. 

Participants age 18 and over must agree to the conditions above and to the policies available at

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