Guides & Lesson Plans

Connect your Classroom with Opera, Teach Life Lessons

The Guild offers a variety of teacher resources that can help engage students in exciting, innovative ways.

Opera Guild Educator Resources

These materials are designed to help teachers prepare for their students’ experience with Opera Guild education programs. They can also be used to supplement your curriculum. Guides include synopsis, composer/librettist histories, thematic information, classroom discussion prompts and activities and opera basics.

Teachers' Guides for “"Sing a Story"”” File / Size
Hansel and Gretel PDF / 5mb
The Magic Flute PDF / 14mb
Das Rheingold PDF / 2mb


Other Study Guides and Resource Books
 File / Size
Faust Teachers Guide PDF / 3mb
The Girl of the Golden West Teachers Guide PDF / 2.4mb
Otello Teachers Guide PDF / 1.2mb
Porgy and Bess Teachers Guide PDF / 1.5mb
Daughter of the Regiment Teachers Guide PDF / 813k
The Magic Flute Teachers Guide PDF / 3mb
Macbeth Teachers Guide PDF / 1mb
The Rake's Progress Teachers Guide PDF / 2mb
The Bonesetters Daughter Teachers Guide PDF / 1mb
La Bohème Teachers Guide

PDF / 1mb

Boris Godunov Teachers Guide PDF / 1.2mb
The Elixir of Love Teachers Guide PDF / 1.4mb


Cinemacasts 2008 File / Size
Don Giovanni PDF / 1.5mb
La Rondine PDF / 500k
Samson and Delilah PDF / 1mb
Madame Butterfly PDF / 750k