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Opera at Your School

OperaTunity school tours

Arizona Opera's OperaTunity troupe 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!

Contact education@azopera.org with any questions or to schedule a performance at your school.


Schedule your tour now!

Fall Tour

TUCSON (The Mini-Magic Flute and Opera 101): September 24 - December 14

Phoenix (Opera 101): October 1 - November 2

 

Winter/spring Tour

PHOENIX (The 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 Prince Tamino, Princess Pamina, and Papageno as they embark on a magical quest to unite the Sun and the Moon, bringing balance to the Kingdom of Darkness. With colorful characters and timeless melodies, this classic fairytale is sure to engage, enlighten, and empower. Study guides available for connections to classroom learning. Recommended for grades K-5. A great first opera! Learn more about The Magic Flute from our friends at TED Ed!


OPERA 101: The Masterclass!

New!

This popular, 35-minute program presents a fun, engaging operatic crash-course. But this time, your students take center stage. After a brief recital with our OperaTunity Troupe, your students (either individuals or full choir/ensemble) will recieve a masterclass with our professional singers. Help your students find their voices through this interactive performance! Study guides are available that connect the opera to AZ arts/curriculum standards. Recommended for grades 7-12. Perfect for older students eager to experience the arts!


OPERA 101

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. Recommended for grades 4-8. Perfect for older students eager to experience the arts! 


Costs:
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 education@azopera.org


Additional Operatunities!

Opera Tours

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). 

Opera Zoom!

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!

Original Opera

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.