Opera Colorado’s Education & Community Engagement Programs reach more than 38,000 students of all ages each season. Our vibrant array of programming includes everything from touring performances in schools and community centers, to programs at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House, the Young Artists program and in-school residency program Generation OC.
In-School & Community Programs
In-school and community programs bring Opera Colorado into your classroom or community center. Experience and learn about opera in a relaxed environment. Presented by Opera Colorado’s Arts Education Specialists and Young Artists, these programs bring the stories that sing to life with performances that authentically engage audiences.
• In-School Workshops
• Opera in a Trunk
Students and teachers have the opportunity to experience live performances and backstage workshops in the Ellie Caulkins Opera House, taking a closer look at the world of opera and learning first-hand about the music, the stories and the business of creating world-class opera productions.
• Student Matinee
• Student Dress Rehearsals
• Backstage Workshops
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Young Artists Program
The Young Artists are a vital part of Opera Colorado and bring opera to thousands of people in the Rocky Mountain Region each season. They perform in schools, community centers and other venues across the State and will be featured in the Student Matinee of Falstaff. Their eight-month residency in Denver includes training and coaching from artistic staff and guest artists.
The Young Artists Program is sponsored by Ken and Donna Barrow.
An in-school program, Generation OC is a unique residency program that provides students with a well-rounded and exciting opportunity to explore careers in the arts as they go behind the scenes. Curriculum concentration options include Marketing, Page to Stage and Lit 2 Lyric.
Family Day at the Opera
For the entire family! Starring Opera Colorado’s Young Artists performing the company’s touring productions sung in English. Enjoy this intimate setting with the audience seated on the stage of the Ellie Caulkins Opera House. Explore the wonders of the opera and the opera house. Free to the public – reserve your free tickets online starting on March 1, 2018.
Resources for Teachers
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