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Seattle Opera.

Experience Opera

Experience Opera

2016/17 Season

Open to full-time students, parents, and teachers.


Experience Opera is you backstage pass to Seattle Opera! Join us for the final dress rehearsals of mainstage productions; take a tour SO’s Scenic Studios, Costume Shop, or McCaw Hall; Or host an Opera Forum in your classroom where middle school and high school students explore the social, historical, and literary subtexts of opera through a multi-arts lens.

2016/17 Student Dress Rehearsals

McCaw Hall
$8 for full-time students and chaperones.


The Wicked Adventures of Count Ory

By Gioachino Rossini
August 3 /4, 2016; 6:15 PM Opera Discussion, 7:00 PM Dress Rehearsal

Recommended for high school and above
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The Wicked Adventures of Count Ory

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Hansel & Gretel

By Engelbert Humperdinck
October 12/13, 2016; 6:15 PM Opera Discussion, 7:00 PM Dress Rehearsal

Recommended for grade 4 and above
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La Traviata

By Giuseppe Verdi
January 11/12, 2017; 6:15 PM Opera Discussion, 7:00 PM Dress Rehearsal

Recommended for middle school and above
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Katya Kabanova

By Leoš Janáček
February 22/23, 2017; 6:15 PM Opera Discussion, 7:00 PM Dress Rehearsal

Recommended for middle school and above
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The Magic Flute

By Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
May 3/4, 2017; 6:15 PM Opera Discussion, 7:00 PM Dress Rehearsal

Recommended for grades 4 and above
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New for 2017! Opera Forums: Learning Through Opera

A classroom-based discussion with activities for middle and high school students to explore the social, historical, and literary subtexts of opera through a multi-arts lens. 16/17 Forums will explore Hansel and Gretel, La Traviata, Katya Kabanova, and The Magic Flute. Created by a collective of Washington Educators and presented by SO’s teaching artists.

Free for classrooms and clubs.

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$8 per person.

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To order, click "Register Now" and complete the form. Payment may be made by check or credit card.

Contact ExperienceOpera@SeattleOpera.org today to receive the access code!

For More information, contact Mark Allwein, School Programs Manager at 206.676.5566, Mark.Allwein@SeattleOpera.org.

Photo © Philip Newton