Opera on Tour
Opera Colorado’s Young Artists hit the road with abridged performances of two exciting operas sung in English – the classic fairy tale Hansel and Gretel and the returning audience favorite Romeo & Juliet.
Romeo & Juliet by Charles Gounod
Grade Level: 6th and up | Offered January 2015 – May 2015
Hansel & Gretel by Engelbert Humperdink
Grade Level: All Ages | Offered October 2014 – May 2015
Cost: $600 for one performance, $700 for two, back-to-back performances
Of all the fine arts, opera is the most collaborative and our In-School Workshops are proof. Taught by an Opera Colorado Teaching Artist, these fun and informative workshops integrate opera and performance concepts into classroom lessons. In-School Workshops apply to a wide variety of subjects including Performing Arts (i.e. acting and singing, guest Directors, Shakespeare), Communication and Interpersonal Skills (i.e. teambuilding) and much more. Need something specific? Just let us know!
Offered: September 2014 – May 2015 , Tuesday - Friday
Cost: Varies by workshop, please contact us to discuss your needs
Grade Level: Adaptable to any
Arias & Ensembles
A concert –style experience not to be missed! Performed by the Opera Colorado Young Artists, this delightful program features highlights from operatic and musical theater repertoire. Selections are performed as they would be on stage but without the use of sets and costumes, creating an intimate and engaging experience. Designed to entertain and educate, the program ends with a Q&A session which gives the audience unique insight into the world of opera.
Offered: October 2014 – May 2015, Tuesday – Saturday
Grade Level: 7th grade and up
This unique residency teaches 21st Century Workforces Readiness Skills and is gaining national attention as the future of integrated arts education! An emphasis is place on creativity, critical thinking, problem solving and collaboration.
Track Options: Marketing and Page to Stage
Offered: Fall – Spring
Cost: Partially covered by grant
Grade Level: 6th – 12th grade
Please contact Opera Colorado for more information.
Opera in a Trunk
Filled with hands-on instructional materials, four Opera in a Trunk programs are offered this year: Hansel and Gretel, Romeo & Juliet, The Magic Flute and Opera for Beginners. The program includes an interactive presentation by an Opera Colorado Teaching Artist. To continue discovering the art form, classrooms then keep the trunk for one week. Educators are responsible for returning the trunk. A provided study guide supplements learning in the classroom. Opera in a Trunk provides an enjoyable and informative experience for all.
Offered: September 2014 – May 2015
Cost: $100 per trunk
Grade Level: All Ages
You can make reservations for the 2014-2015 Season by calling 303.778.0371. Online reservations are not yet available. Please check back mid-summer for more information and to make reservations online.
Opera Colorado offers scholarships for schools or community organizations that qualify.
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