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For Educators

Opera at your SchoolOpera At your School

Arlyn M. Brewster OperaTunity Program, In-Person

Schedule a fully staged, 40-minute mini-opera performance at your school, community center or library! Performances are presented in English and designed for K-8 audiences



Student PreviewsStudent Previews


Special tickets are available for the final dress rehearsal performance of every opera. These previews are reserved exclusively for students to get swept away by great music and stories - while enhancing classroom learning.


Tucson Seats-for-StudentsTucson Seats for Students


Student tickets are available for the Saturday evening performances of each 2022/23 Season production at the Temple of Music and Art and The Linda Ronstadt Music Hall (formerly Tucson Music Hall). Registration is required and seats are limited.




Scott's SeatsTucson Seats for Students


The Arizona Opera Student Recognition Program (Scott's Seats) is designed to recognize students or fellow teachers for their exemplary efforts, community service, citizenship, volunteer service, etc. If students are nominated for a reason besides academics, they should demonstrate a positive academic effort, good school attendance, and good discipline.



Student Backstage ToursStudent Backstage Tech Theater Tours


Student Backstage Tech Theater Tours offer High School students grades 9-12 the opportunity to go backstage during Tech Week. Led by Arizona Opera’s Production Department, students will tour a number of backstage areas and leave with insider knowledge about what goes on behind-the-scenes!



Teacher Night at the OperaTeacher Night Seating

This night is reserved specifically for teachers to join us for the final dress rehearsal of our opening production. Teachers receive two complementary tickets to attend the performance and learn what Arizona Opera has to offer for students throughout the season.



Student MasterclassesStudent Masterclasses

In-Person and/or Virtual

Arizona Opera’s Education Teaching Artists are ready to join your class in-person or virtually to provide a masterclass on the topic of your choice! Masterclass topics include: vocal technique, opera history, career development, performance anxiety, mental/physical health relating to performers, and individual or group coaching for classical singers, and musical theatre! Available for ALL cities in Arizona.



Musical Storytime with Arizona OperaMusical Storytime with Arizona Opera


Join members of the Arizona Opera Education Department for Storytime with a musical twist! Travel with us as we visit Cinderella, explore the forest with Hansel and Gretel, take up residence at The Metropolitan Opera House, and more! Each selected story is woven together with musical experts to enhance the story being presented.

Be sure to follow us on social media, and sign up for our email list to enjoy each unique musical story.



Music Movement BreaksMusic Movement Breaks

For Students K-6, Digital

Arizona Opera and Ballet Arizona are proud to present Music Movement Breaks, a FREE digitally interactive tool that encourages your students to get up, dance, and have fun while learning important rhythm, listening, and movement skills. Whether used as a tool to teach important state standards, or just to take a break from virtual, hybrid, or in-person learning, these Music Movement Breaks are sure to get your students moving and dancing!



Digital ResourcesDigital Resources

Designed with educational curriculum in mind, Arizona Opera provides learning materials for all Opera at your School and Student Previews. These valuable guides help teachers integrate music, stories, history, and other elements of opera into classroom learning.