Community Programs

 

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UPCOMING Events

First Act WORKSHOPS
For families with children in grades K-3 
VIRTUAL FIRST ACT WORKSHOP: CARMEN
 
STORY TIME: OPERA BEAR AND THREE DIVAS
ADULT WORKSHOPS
 

 

OPERA AFICIONADO: Weekly Virtual Lectures

 

 

Kids and Teens

We offer seasonal, immersive arts programs for ages 10–18.

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September to June | Ages 12–18

Opera Scouts and Madrigals

Meet weekly for training, rehearsals and trips to local performances.

New season begins virtually September 2020!

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Summer 2021 | Ages 10–18

Summer Conservatory

Sing your way through three weeks of non-stop opera and theater.

Check out this year's virtual performance of "The Magic Flute"!

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family fun fridays

Developed as part of the Opera ARIA (Arts Resources in Action) Program, these videos showcase original songs and compositions by student creators. Frequently based on a specific text, the subject matter covers a broad range of socially and historically relevant themes, ranging from immigration to environment and figures throughout history.

Watch Now on YouTube

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Behind the Performance

Expand your understanding and enjoyment of this season’s productions.

Opera Previews

Learn more about this season's operas in these 90-minute previews led by lively opera experts.

INSIGHT PANELS

Get a rare behind-the-scenes glimpse into the creative process with our cast and production team members.

 

Backstage Tours

Discover the magic that happens behind the scenes and learn all about the War Memorial Opera House.