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Exploration Workshops: All About Cinderella!

San Francisco Opera invites you and your family to learn more about Cinderella in preparation for seeing the performance!
 Sunday, November 16, 2014 at 11am–12pm or 12:30–1:30pm

Ages 7 and older recommended. Children should be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Snacks will be served after each workshop. 

Experience Rossini's charming opera in an interactive, multi-generational workshop based on the themes, story, characters and music of Cinderella.  Stage Manager Rachel Henneberry will lead dynamic and engaging activities to transport you and your family to the world of this delightful fairy tale.

Price $5 per person

Sunday, November 16, 2014, 11am–12pm
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Sunday, November 16, 2014, 12:30–1:30pm
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Location
Chorus Room, War Memorial Opera House
 
Presented by San Francisco Opera's Education Department.
 
FAQ
 

How do I order tickets?
How much does the workshop cost?
Do I need to have any prior knowledge of opera to attend the workshop?
What is the minimum age for attendance at the workshop?
What is the format of the workshop?
Do I need to prepare for the workshop?
Where will the workshop be held and how do I get there?
Where can I park?
What time should I arrive at the workshop?
Will there be a break during the workshop?
Will refreshments be served?
Can I bring my own food?
What should I wear?
Who is conducting the workshop?

How do I order tickets?

Sunday, November 16, 2014, 11am–12pm
BUY TICKETS NOW

Sunday, November 16, 2014, 12:30–1:30pm
BUY TICKETS NOW

You can also order tickets by calling the Opera Box Office at (415) 864-3330, visiting the Box Office at 301 Van Ness Avenue, or mailing this order form to:

San Francisco Opera Box Office
War Memorial Opera House
301 Van Ness Ave
San Francisco, CA 94102

Box Office Hours: Monday 10am–5pm, Tuesday–Saturday 10am–6pm (Saturday phones only).
 
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How much does the workshop cost?
The cost is $5 per person, regardless of age.

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Do I need to have any prior knowledge of opera to attend the workshop?
No, all experience levels are welcome!

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What is the minimum age for attendance at the workshop?
This workshop is recommended for children ages 7 and up, accompanied by a parent.

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What is the format of the workshop?
The workshop will be interactive. We aim to learn about opera by taking part in the creative process ourselves. Presentations will take the form of lively discussions and activities rather than lectures.

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Do I need to prepare for the workshop?
No.

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Where will the workshop be held and how do I get there?
The workshops will be held in the Chorus Room on the fifth floor of War Memorial Opera House.  Enter the Opera House through the North Stage Door at the corner of Franklin and Fulton Streets. 

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Where can I park?
Parking is available in several lots in the surrounding area. For a map of nearby lots click here

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What time should I arrive at the workshop?
The workshops will begin promptly at the times listed above. The doors will open a half-hour before each start time.

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Will there be a break during the workshop?
We are not planning a formal break during the workshop; participants can take individual breaks as necessary.

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Will refreshments be served?
Yes, beverages and light snacks like cookies will be served after each workshop. If you would like something more substantial you are welcome to bring your own food.

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Can I bring my own food?
Yes, you can bring your own food. Keep in mind that we will not have formal breaks scheduled during the workshops, so you may want to come early if you plan to eat. The doors will open a half hour before each start time. If you prefer to eat before or after the workshops, you can find a list of local restaurants here.

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What should I wear?
Since the workshop will be interactive, you should wear comfortable clothes. There is no dress code at San Francisco Opera, so you can wear your comfortable clothes to the opera as well.

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Who is conducting the workshops?
The San Francisco Opera Education Department is conducting the workshops in collaboration with various presenters associated with San Francisco Opera.

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Photos:  Cinderella/ Agathe Poupeney/Opera National de Paris, family workshop/Kristen Loken.