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Experience Opera

Experience the magic of the opera from behind the scenes! Get backstage access to our Scenic Studios or Costume Shop, or see the unfolding of a production in an exclusive viewing of a dress rehearsal. Visitors of all ages can experience opera like never before!

Dress Rehearsals


Nabucco dress rehearsal (Wed. August 5)
Nabucco dress rehearsal (Thu. August 6)
Pearl Fishers dress rehearsal (Wed. October 14)
Pearl Fishers dress rehearsal (Thu. October 15)
Marriage of Figaro dress rehearsal (Wed. January 13)
Marriage of Figaro dress rehearsal (Thu. January 14)
Mary Stuart dress rehearsal (Wed. February 24)
Mary Stuart dress rehearsal (Thu. February 25)
Flying Dutchman dress rehearsal (Wed. May 4)
Flying Dutchman dress rehearsal (Thu. May 5)
• Teen Nights (Dates TBA)

Booking information: One day and season-long memberships are available to attend these events. One-day memberships are $8/person (or $120 for a group of 15), and season-long memberships are $45 per person and include two teen night events. Ask about how your classroom or afterschool club can receive a free in-class presentation about the upcoming opera!

To order, click "Register Now" and complete the form. Payment type can be by check or credit card. Contact ExperienceOpera@SeattleOpera.org today to receive an access code!

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In Your School

Prepare your students to attend an opera dress rehearsal or performance with a hands-on session with our engaging teaching artists. This fully customizable program connects to a variety of curricula, including humanities, foreign language, music, and history!

Booking information: Free with two Group Memberships (15 participants) $120 ea. Contact us today to receive an access code and book your classroom or afterschool group presentation!

Technical Theatre Workshop

Led by Western Washington Theatrical Training Trust, this hands-on workshop delves into every aspect of production including scenic painting, rigging and safety, audio and video, as well as wardrobe and stagecraft.

Coming soon in August 2015

Contact ExperienceOpera@SeattleOpera.org to be updated with availability information!

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Girl of the Golden West, 2004 © Rozarii Lynch photo
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