COT For Teens


In collaboration with the City of Chicago’s After School Matters program, COT offers Chicago Opera Theater for Teens at Gallery 37 and Solorio Academy High School. Since 2006, students from many different backgrounds come together for this 10 week musical after school program.  Through an audition process, 60 students receive a stipend to study vocal technique, drama, opera and musical theater staging and production, and learn about college and career opportunities each semester.  The Chicago Opera Theater for Teens are often seen performing around the city of Chicago.  

Teaching Artists

Jennifer D'Agostino, Caryn Ott, Chris Richard, Michael Roemer

Audition Information - Fall 2014

More audition information will be posted summer 2014 for the fall semester. 

All teens must apply through the After School Matters application process on their website,    See the After School Matters webpage for more information. 

COT for Teens at Solorio with cast of Queenie Pie


Chicago Opera Theater

Andreas Mitisek, General Director
70 E. Lake Street Suite 415
Chicago, IL 60601
Box Office: 312.704.8414
Administrative: 312.704.8420

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