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Music Movement Breaks

Music Movement Breaks

For Students K-6

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!


Open Virtual Masterclasses

Musical Storytime with Arizona Opera

Topics include opera history, performance anxiety, career development, and mental and physical health

Arizona Opera’s Educational Teaching Artists are ready to bring these vital arts topics right to your home. Intended for students in grades 6 – 12, Arizona Opera is offering four virtual sessions for students learning from home. Registration is free and students can sign up for as many classes as they would like.



Musical Storytime with Arizona Opera

Musical Storytime with Arizona Opera

Join members of the Arizona Opera Education Department every two weeks for Storytime with a musical twist! Each selected story is woven together with musical experts to enhance the story being presented.

Starting Friday, September 25 through December, we will be releasing a new musical story every two weeks! Be sure to follow us on social media, and sign up for our email list to enjoy each unique musical story.



Opera At Home Virtual Learning Tools

Opera at Home Virtual Learning Tools

We know how important an arts education is, and are here to help you continue to provide an arts education while you are learning at home. Click below to browse what Arizona Opera, and other organizations, are doing to help!



Check back in our 2021/22 Season for These Programs:


Student Night at the OperaStudent Night

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


Tucson Seats-for-Students Seats for Students

Special tickets are reserved for students to attend the Saturday mainstage performances at Tucson Music Hall. Registration is required and seats are very limited.


Opera & Gelato Film FestivalOpera and Gelato Image

This collection of opera film’s–screened in June, July, and August is the perfect way to get a summertime opera fix while escaping the Arizona Heat. The second film in the series is chosen with youth in mind and includes delicious FROST gelato and family-friendly activities.



Family DayMan entertaining children with balloons

Arizona Opera’s Opera at your School program comes to the Roma & Raymond Wittcoff Black Box Theatre for one day only. This event features a live performance of our current traveling adapted opera, arts & crafts, a photo booth, and more!



Brown Bag Lunch RecitalsBrown Bag Lunch Image

On the second Thursday of the month, Arizona Opera offers a free recital at the opera center. Bring your friends, bring your lunch, and sample what we have to offer!