OPERA COLUMBUS YOUTH PERFORMING ARTS COMPETITION
in partnership with Columbus City Schools
Opera Columbus, in partnership with Columbus City Schools, will host a district-wide competition for high school age students (grades 9-12), to select two students to participate in a six-week residency, including a featured role in an Opera Columbus production in March 2020. The competition, which will be held at East High School on Thursday, October 24, 2019 at 7pm is open to all performance-based artforms: vocal, instrumental, spoken word, rap, dance, acting, etc. The students selected will receive a cash prize and a high-quality music and arts training program for the duration of the six-week residency. The program will culminate in a featured role in Opera Columbus’ presentation of The Journey: Civil Rights. In addition, participating students will study the Civil Rights Movement through its history and art, in conjunction with the production of The Journey: Civil Rights.
First Place: Playon Patrick, Fort Hayes High School
Second Place: Dylan Murphy, Northland High School
Third Place: Ayla Bella, Columbus Alternative High School
Cierra Carpenter, Fort Hayes High School
Kharis Gilmore-Essig, Columbus Alternative High School
Kalon Miller, Fort Hayes High School
Son Hoai Lam Nguyen, Northland High School
Silas Reliford, Fort Hayes High School
McKenzie Sheridan, Fort Hayes High School
See more here → Opera Columbus Youth Performing Arts Competition
Read more here →Opera Columbus to Hold Competition for High School Students for Artist-Training Residency
Opera Columbus’ Education + Community Programming is made possible by a gift from James + Luanna Bicknell.