Opera at Your School
OperaTunity school tours
Arizona Opera's OperaTunity Troup travels to your school. By performing various operas for all-school style assemblies, Arizona Opera's portable sets and professional singers are sure to delight students of all ages. OperaTunity is a perfect introduction to this amazing artform!
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(Opera 101): October 1 - November 2
PHOENIX (mini-magic flute and OPera 101): january 17 - may 17
The mini-magic flute
Explore the whimsical world of Mozart in The Mini-Magic Flute! Meet Tamino as he embarks on a magical adventure to rescue Pamina from the evil sorcerer, Sarastro. But once united, Pamina hatches a plan of her own. With the help of new friends and the titular magic flute, they work to restore harmony to a chaotic world and bring light to a kingdom of darkness. Filled with timeless melodies and empowering themes, this classic fairytale is sure to delight as students learn the world is not always as it seems. Study guides available for connections to classroom learning. Recommended for grades K-4. A great first opera! Learn more about The Magic Flute from our friends at TED Ed!
New Music! New Story!
This popular, 35-minute program presents a fun, engaging operatic crash-course to students. Through an original story, Opera 101 presents everything you need to know about opera and weaves together opera’s greatest, musical moments in their original languages. Study guides are available that connect the opera to AZ arts/curriculum standards.
Recommended for grades 4-8. Prefect for older students eager to experience the arts!
All performances are ONLY $400.00 per performance (and FREE for Title 1 schools due to generous sponsorship).
Book a second performance for the same day and recieve 50% off a performance!
To book a performance, write to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Learn what goes into the performances you see on stage during a tour of the Arizona Opera Center. After an OperaTunity performance in the Arizona Opera Atrium, explore the costume shop, music library and take a sneek peek at a working rehearsal (rehearsal schedule permitting). Tours roughly last 90 minutes. Bus parking is available at the Arizona Opera Center (1636 N. Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ).
Arizona Opera works with schools to create specialized programs to fit your classroom needs. Through Skype sessions, Reader's Theater scripts, close reading activities, Q&A, and more, students are able to further their learning through the arts. Contact us to set up your project!
Arizona Opera’s Teaching Artists partner with local schools to help students create their own, original opera. Students explore the structure of storytelling while discovering their own creative voice.