Show artwork for Wild

Opera in Color: Stage Lighting

Posted on: December 17, 2020

This activity is aligned with Next Generation Science Standards and VAPA Theater Standards. In this lesson, students are introduced to the importance of color on the opera stage. Through an analysis of complementary colors and an introduction to stage lighting, students will explore their own lighting designs and the designs of LA Opera productions.  

Activity Instructions:

  1. Scroll down to the activity 
  2. Click on Export Text  to share your written answers

Technology got you down? Download PDF versions of these lessons below.

Elementary Lesson 
Secondary Lesson

Contact us at if you need help accessing the lesson plans.