The Hobbit Camp

In a 2-week, full-day camp, children ages 8-18 will engage in singing, acting, and movement with teaching artists at the Kentucky Opera Center for Cultural Health. The Hobbit Camp is not only fun and instructional, it also will prepare campers for roles in two performance of Dean Burry’s children opera adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkein’s The Hobbit. (June 7 & 8, 2024)

The Hobbit follows Bilbo and his Dwarf companions as they embark on an adventure fueled by imagination and play. Burry’s opera features all roles played by children.

May 28 – June 7, 2024
Kentucky Opera Center for Cultural Health

The Hobbit

Opera by Dean Burry 
Based on The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien

J.R.R. Tolkien’s epic fantasy The Hobbit is the “children’s opera to rule them all.” Travel to mythical lands in this production by Kentucky Opera’s Youth Opera Project.

Sung in English

June 7 & 8*
Kentucky Opera Center for Cultural Health


Kentucky Opera is committed to addressing financial barriers to participation in the arts and offers pay-what-you-can ticketing. Please contact the box office at (502) 584-4500 for more information!