Corie auger

Youth Musical Theatre Teacher

Corie Auger is excited to join Civic’s roster of teaching artists! A professional performer, she spends her time between shows teaching at the Grand Rapids Voice Collective, where she works with students in a multitude of genres including musical theater, pop/rock, and opera. Her students have been featured with Civic Theater, Circle Theater, and Stage GR, and have been accepted to prestigious musical theater schools like University of Michigan, University of Oklahoma, Boston Conservatory, and Penn State University.

Corie regularly performs with Opera Grand Rapids, and was most recently seen with Utah Festival Opera & Musical Theater, Toledo Opera, & Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra. She spends her free time training her dog to do silly tricks, drinking tea, and playing ultimate frisbee.

What inspires you?
Authenticity, empowered women, & music

Favorite fictional character?
Hermione Granger from Harry Potter. Or maybe Belle from Beauty & the Beast. Or maybe Muse/Nicklausse from Offenbach’s opera Les Contes d’Hoffmann.

Favorite afterschool snack growing up?
Cheeze-its, or a peanut putter marshmallow sandwich.