Call for Carmen Chorus. Chorus rehearsal continue Mondays 6PM at Olympic College Music building. September 15 through October 27, 2014. Rehearsals resume April 6, 2015. For information, call 360-876-4373.


Performances postponed from October 2014 to July 24, 26 and August 1, 2015 at the Admiral Theatre, Bremerton. Tickets will go on sale Spring 2015. To refund or exchange already purchased tickets contact the Admiral Theatre Box Office at 360-373-6743.

The Artists
Artistic Director is Leone Cottrell-Adkins
Dawn Padula as Carmen
Stephen Wall as Don José

Laura Loge as Micaëla
Micah Parker as Escamillo
John Wagner as Zuniga
Michael Dudley as Moralès
Emily Riesser as Frasquita
Amber Rose Johnson as Mercédès
Brandon Higa as El Remendado
Dierre Lopez as El Dancairo

Who We Are /  The Kitsap Opera is an opera group in the European tradition in that we offer an intermediate step for singers between college training and major American opera companies.

Our Mission /  To give professional entertainment value to the West Sound region and afford Northwest artists an opportunity to perform major operatic roles.

In the Community /  Kitsap Opera showcases many West Sound artists which provides an educational outreach to the regions schools. We are indebted to local chorus and orchestra members who are the backbone of our company. Kitsap Opera is a member of Opera America, a service organization for professional opera with 2,450 opera companies, affiliates, and individual members located in the United States, Canada, Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, and South America.
Get Involved! Join Kitsap Opera!

We have many giving levels starting at $25, as well as corporate sponsorship. Call 360-377-8119 to sign up. We would also like to invite you to volunteer, please call 360-876-4373.

Kitsap Peninsula Opera Guild is a non-profit 501 (C)(3) organization

Due to unforeseen events, Kitsap Opera regrets it must reschedule its production of Carmen to July 24, 26, and August 1, 2015. If you have already purchased tickets for the original dates, please contact the Admiral Theatre Box Office 360-373-6743. Kitsap Opera and the Admiral Theatre will be happy to fully refund your ticket or exchange it for a ticket in July of 2015.
Kitsap Opera
PO Box 1071
Bremerton WA 98337
2014 Executive Board
President: Rick Ellis
1st Vice-President: Fred Karakas
2nd Vice-President: Elizabeth Cottrell
Secretary: Rebecca Merson
Treasurer: Ruth Karakas
Members-at-large: Irene Bergsagel, Tonia Hammock, Laurie Jackley, Ron Bright
Kitsap Opera was founded in 1992 by Leone Cottrell-Adkins to bring opera to West Sound. We have given young artists of the area opportunities to sing major roles, a boost to furthering their careers. Kitsap Opera is one of the four continuous opera companies in the state.

Leone Cottrell-Adkins /  As Artistic Director of Kitsap Opera, Ms. Cottrell has produced (and usually conducted) twenty fully staged operas, starting with I Pagliacci in 1992. She has been in Who’s Who of the West many years and is a recipient of the Woman of Achievement Award by the YWCA of Kitsap County and Woman of the Year by the Port Orchard Chamber of Commerce.

Past Productions /  2009 Il Trovatore, 2008 The Marriage of Figaro, 2007 La Boheme, 2006 Die Fledermaus, and 2005 Hansel & Gretel.