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In-School Programs

 

Education Program Goals:

  • To offer programs which teach through integrated curriculum (using the arts to teach literacy, wellness, social studies, etc.) within interactive programming and intimate formats. 
  • To cultivate existing audiences and expose new audiences to live theatre and opera, and introduce audiences to the capacities of the human voice as an instrument.
  • To support Kentucky and Indiana Academic Standards with interactive, live arts experiences.
  • To create arts experiences that are accessible to a diverse demographic.

In-School Program Reservation Form

Oh Freedom!

Oh Freedom! confronts America’s history of slavery, emancipation, Civil Rights and the nation’s continued relationship with race equality. Through song and dialogue, students will explore the diverse purposes music has played in this history, as well as its ability to preserve, communicate and empower.

Experience Cost: $350
*For locations farther than 65 miles from Kentucky Opera, schools must schedule at least 2 performances back-to-back, w/ 2nd program cost offered at half rate. $0.49 per mile for distances over 80 miles round trip from Kentucky Opera offices.
Max # of Students: 300
Program Length: 45 min
Content Areas: Music, Arts & Humanities, English/Language Arts, Social Studies
Program Availability: Select dates between Monday, February 4, 2019 – Friday, March 29, 2019.

The Science of Opera

The Science of Opera is a hands-on, interactive program, which explores the physiology of the human body as a musical instrument.

Experience Cost: $200 *For locations farther than 65 miles from Kentucky Opera, schools must schedule at least 2 performances back-to-back. $0.49 per mile for distances over 80 miles round trip from Kentucky Opera offices.
Max # of Students: 35
Program Length: 50 min
Content Areas: Music, Science, Arts & Humanities, English/Language Arts Program
Program Availability: Select dates throughout the school year. Contact for scheduling.

Let's Talk Opera!

Let’s Talk Opera! is a program tailored to your group! Whether designed as an introductory course for those brand new to the opera experience, or for the more seasoned opera lover—Let’s Talk Opera takes a multi-media approach to exploring the connections with opera and literature, art, history or language.

Experience Cost: $75
Grade: Pre K – Adult (catered for age group)
Program Length: 1 hour|
Capacity: Based on the capacity of the on-site location
Program Availability: Select dates throughout the school year. Contact for scheduling

Hands On Opera!

Hands on Opera! takes a creative approach to the “behind the scenes” of opera! From the props and costumes to the lighting and scenery, students participate in researching, designing and crafting the visual elements of theatre. Can choose focus of props & costumes or lighting & scenery.

Experience Cost: $75 *Contact company for info on scheduling programs farther than 65 miles from KO office. $0.49 per mile for distances over 80 miles round trip from Kentucky Opera offices.
Max # of Students: 35
Program Length: 1 hour
Content Areas: Music, Arts & Humanities, College & Career Readiness, English/Language Arts, Social Studies
Program Availability: Select dates throughout the school year. Contact for scheduling.