Opera 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
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.
Student tickets are available for the Saturday evening performances of each 2023/24 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.
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 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 Opera
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.
SOLD OUT - if you fill out the below webform you will be added to our waitlist.
Musical Storytime with Arizona Opera
In-Person and Digital
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.
Interested in enjoying a Musical Storytime live and in person? We would love to visit your school or library with live singers and musicians as we dive deeper into our stories together.
For inquiries contact the education department at email@example.com.
Music 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!
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.