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The Marlu Allan and Scott Stallard Costume Shop MasterclassesMasterclasses

Join the Marlu Allan and Scott Stallard Costume Shop this season as they guide us through unique masterclasses which have included Intro to Fabric Painting with Resist, Intro to Two-Part Resin, Intro to Watercolor Painting, Intro to Millinery, Intro to Burnout Velvet Fabric, and Intro to Beadwork. New masterclasses are introduced each season.



Apprentice Masterclass - Natural Dye Techniques (April 28, 2023 at 11 AM)

In this four and a half hour class, Shelby Joiner (Arizona Opera’s Painter/Dyer) will lead attendees through the process creating dyed yarn, silk, and cotton with natural dyes by using the resources around us. All needed materials are covered in the class fee. Supplies will be available at the time of the Masterclass.


Opera Book ClubArizona Opera Book Club

There is perhaps no better way to explore an opera than through the stories they are based on, or reading about the creators themselves. At Opera Book Club, we do just that!


Coffee @ KerrCoffee @ Kerr

Along with your coffee, join us for an upcoming Arizona Opera lecture held at ASU's Historic Kerr Cultural Center.



Arizona Opera: Behind the Scenes! A PodcastArizona Opera: Behind the Scenes! A Podcast

Join your hosts, Cassie Hollerbach (Director of Education) and Kathleen Trott (The Marlu Allan and Scott Stallard Costume Artisan Workshop Manager) as they delve into all of the departments and people who work to create the operas you know and enjoy. Subscribe to Arizona Opera: Behind the Scenes! to stay connected to Arizona Opera and the hundreds of people who work to make each performance happen.


Opera For Lunch: Arizona Opera Recital SeriesOpera For Lunch: Arizona Opera Recital Series

Step away from your desk and experience world-class singing with our Opera For Lunch Recital Series! Join us for our free, 30-minute lunchtime recitals each month at the Arizona Opera Center. You are welcome to bring your lunch! Registration is encouraged.

12:15 to 12:45 PM at the Arizona Opera Center



UnMic’d is a show produced by Arizona Opera that explores the blurry edge that connects the world of opera to, well, just about everything else. Each episode, Arizona Opera President and General Director, Joseph Specter, will be joined by a recognized professional from the field of opera, together with an individual from another field who engages in similar work. The elements of opera are the elements of our everyday lives. Explore the blurry edge with us on UnMic’d



Arizona Opera’s video series, LOUD! (Living Opera, Understanding Diversity) is designed to connect communities near and far through discussions with diverse cross-sections of the community, showcasing arts and culture in the West, and highlighting stories that are focused on music and grounded in their sometimes-surprising connections to the world of opera.



Arizona Opera Pen Pal Program

Arizona Opera Pen Pal Program

During this unprecedented time, many people have not been able to get out and socialize like they used to. With Arizona Opera's new reimagined season, we wanted to create a program that continues to connect you, a loved one, or friend with Arizona Opera in a unique way.



Pre-Show TalksPre and Post Show Talks Auditorium

Learn more about each opera immediately before the performance. These half-hour talks will enhance your opera experience, beginning one hour before the show at the performance venue.




Say Hello to OperaOpera Guild Emblem

Presented by the Opera Guild of Southern Arizona, Say Hello to Opera gives a preview of each Arizona Opera production in the weeks leading up to the performance. Previews typically include historical and musical context on the piece as well as liver performances of musical selections performed by University of Arizona students.


Special Events

Special Events

Each opera presents unique opportunities to engage in different topics, performances, and celebrations. Our calendar will be updated regularly. Make sure to stay up-to-date with special events by signing up for our email list.