Bravo Time

22/23 Youth & Family Programs Sponsor
Frank & Paula Harshaw

Bravo Time


This 45-minute storybook program for children in preschool through grade 2 and their caregivers fosters early literacy building blocks through the arts. Keeping playful exploration at the heart of learning, children will explore storybooks and storytelling with singing, dramatic play, musical creation, and creative expression. Classes are presented by professionally trained teaching artists.

Bravo Time story books include:

The Snatchabook by Helen Docherty
Lambslide by Ann Patchett
Big Red Lollipop by Rukhsana Khan
The Rabbit Listened by Cori Doerrfeld
My Friend is Sad by Mo Willems

At the Opera Center

9:30 am
1st and 3rd Thursday January – May 2023
Opera Center: 708 Magazine Street

$10 registration for 1 caregiver and up to 2 children
Additional children can be registered for $5 for each


January 5 & 19

February 2 & 16

March 2 & 16

April 6 & 20

May 4 & 18

In the Community

Coming soon! Bravo Time will be held at various locations in the Louisville Metro Area including libraries and community centers. If you are interested in bringing Bravo Time to your school or other facility please contact Louisa Wimmer at

Financial Assistance Available

Kentucky Opera is committed to eliminating barriers to participation in the arts for everyone. Thanks to the support of our generous donors, Kentucky Opera welcomes anyone and everyone who wants to experience the power of opera, regardless of their financial situation. Each of our programs is offered at a lowered, subsidized cost, and additional financial assistance is always available.

For more information regarding Bravo Time please contact Louisa Wimmer, Community Engagement Manager at 502.561.7938 or