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Opera in Your School

The Atlanta Opera is committed to promoting an understanding of and appreciation for opera in the community through a wide variety of educational programs. Below are education opportunities for students to experience opera in school. Please visit the Study Guide Library for instructional tools and resources related to these programs for use by educators, parents and students.

The Atlanta Opera Studio Tour Productions

Knightly News

Music: Jonathan Stinson • Libretto: Sarah Rogevich & Jonathan Stinson
Directed by Park Cofield

February 13, 2014 - May 2, 2014

A mixed-up operatic newscast featuring modern characters from traditional tales, Knightly News will entertain audiences and remind us all that we have unique talents and strengths that are all valuable in different ways.

  • For grades K-5
  • Performance Running Time: 45 minutes
  • Educational prep materials correspond directly with Common Core Georgia Performance Standards for English Language Arts, Literacy in History/Social Studies, Music and Theater 
  • Fee: $750

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For booking information, please email

Opera Workshops

Opera Workshops offer students a more intimate "hands-on" opera experience. Designed for a classroom of students, the workshops allow extensive interaction between students and artists. Workshops may feature a singer and accompanist, directors, set and costume designers, or other professionals who contribute to a production. Workshops are tailored to meet the needs of a particular class/group and its curriculum, and are available year-round for schools, camps, youth groups, etc.

Workshops topics include the following:

  • What is Opera?
  • Preparing and Auditioning for a Role
  • Opera Production / Technical Theater
  • Costume Design

Grades: K-12
Fee: $275
Bookings: 404.881.8801 or

Short Video: Opera Workshop at Woodward Elementary School
Short Video:
Opera Workshop for the Center for the Visually Impaired


Questions? Contact Us!

Wade Thomas
Education Manager
404.881.8883 404-881-8883

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