Community Programs

DUE TO THE GROWING CITYWIDE EFFORT TO CONTAIN THE SPREAD OF COVID-19, ALL SAN FRANCISCO OPERA SCHOOL AND COMMUNITY PROGRAMS ARE PAUSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.

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family Events

First Act WORKSHOPS
For families with children ages 6 and younger.
 
Opera puppet show:
choose your diva
Exploration Workshops
For families with children ages 6 and older.

 

more events coming soon
KDFC Kids' discovery day
 Sunday, February 23, 2020

 

The Tech Interactive
(201 S. Market Street,
San Jose, CA)

 

 

Kids and Teens

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

opera scouts singing during a performance

September to June | Ages 12–18

Opera Scouts and Madrigals

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

Children at a family film screening

Fun for the Family

Free Family Movie Screenings

students performing an opera during the summer conservatory

Summer | Ages 10–18

Summer Conservatory

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

opera house

Pre-Opera Talk

Perfect for newcomers, opera aficionados or anyone in between, our pre-opera talks provide an engaging 25-minute overview of the opera. Learn about the opera’s music, characters, composer and historical background from a music expert.

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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.