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Teachers, we invite you to treat yourselves and enrich the lives of your students by introducing them to their opera company, and exploring what LA Opera Education has to offer.

Our high-quality, award-winning Professional Development programs provide an introduction to opera and entertaining ways to connect your curriculum to the operas in our season. Come hear opera recitals while developing tools for the classroom and earning salary points.

More information and online registration:

DISCOVER OPERA

  • Teachers learn how to integrate opera into their curriculum

OPERA FOR EDUCATORS

  • Explore vibrant opera content through in-depth seminars and recitals

 

Generous support for LA Opera Professional Development Programs from
The Boeing Company
and
Susan Zolla, in memory of Edward M. Zolla

 

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(Available for Salary Point Credit)

Peek behind the scenes and learn the secrets of the opera house with LA Opera’s exciting new program for teachers: Discover Opera. From the page to the stage, you will be introduced to the composers, stories and performers of this riveting art form, as well as the theatrical art and craft. This is an opportunity to learn about your opera company directly from LA Opera artists, designers and administrators. Finally, we give you the tools to take opera back into your classroom with a hands-on, arts integration workshop with a Common Core specialist.

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(Available for Salary Point Credit) 

LA Opera's award-winning Opera for Educators series explores opera from an interdisciplinary point of view. Gain insight about opera and the historical context in which it was created. Discuss opera as history and art, as well as language and social commentary. Learn all about the stars and artists of the opera world, as well as the production and business of opera. Enjoy recitals and rehearsals, and receive special opera news updates.  

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Arts as Resistance & Protest Lesson Plan 9-12
Billy Budd Resource Page Resource Page All
Carmen - Exploring Characters and Plot in Carmen Lesson Plan 9-12
Carmen - Verismo and Realism Lesson Plan 9-12
Carmen Listening Guide Listening Guide All
Common Core Planning Materials    
Carmen Resource Page Resource Page All
Thais lesson: What Makes a Libretto Unique? (with Common Core Standards)  Lesson Plan 9-12
Das Rheingold Resource Page Resource Page All
Die Walkure - Myths and Themes Lesson Plan 9-12
Die Walkure Resource Page Resource Page All
Don Giovanni - Exploring Activity Guide 6-12
Falstaff - Resource Page Resource Guide All
Fidelio - Understanding Character Development Lesson Plan 9-12
Fidelio Resource Guide Resource Guide All
Figaro's American Adventure - Study Guide Study Guide 4-5
Gotterdammerrung - Myths and Themes Lesson Plan 9-12
Gotterdammerrung through Different Literary Theories Lesson Plan 9-12
Il Postino Lesson Plan 11-12
Il Trittico - Realism in Art and Music Leson Plan 6-12
Il Trittico - The Prop that Made the Story Lesson Plan 7-8
Il Trittico Resource Page Resource Page All
Il Turco In Italia Resource Page Resource Page All
Jenufa - The Universal Theme of Sacrifice Lesson Plans 9-12
Jenufa Resource Page Resource Page All
La Boheme - I'll Never Get Out Alive Lesson Plan 6-8
La Boheme - Text vs. Music Lesson Plan 9-12
La Boheme Resource Page Resource Page All
La Rondine - Realism in Art Lesson Plan 6-12
La Rondine Resource Page Resource Page All
La Traviata - Realism in Art and Music Lesson Plans 6-12
La Traviata Resource Page Resource Page All
Lohengrin - Understanding Characters, Plot and Music Lesson Plan 10-12
Lohengrin Resource Page Resource Page All
Madama Butterfly - What Does it Mean to be American? Lesson Plan 6-8
Madama Butterfly for the 21st Century Lesson Plan 6-12
Madama Butterfly Resource Page Resource Page All
Opera Reflective Collage Lesson Plan 6-8
Otello Resource Page Resource Page All
The Prospector Educator's Workbook Study Guide K-6
Recovered Voices: The Dwarf & The Jug Resouce Page Resource Page All
Rigoletto - Getting to Know the Opera Lesson Plan 8
Rigoletto Resource Page Resource Page All
Siegfried & Literary Theories Lesson Plan 9-12
Siegfried Compared with Sleeping Beauty Lesson Plan 6-8
Tamerlano - What Makes Music Popular? Lesson Plan 7-8
Tamerlano Resource Page Resource Page All
The Barber of Seville - Who is He? Lesson Plan 9-12
The Barber of Seville Resource Page Resource Page All
The Barber of Seville - What Makes Music Popular? Lesson Plan 7-8
The Elixer of Love Resource Page Resource Page All
The Magic Flute - Poetry and Presentation Lesson Plan 6-8
The Magic Flute Resource Page Resource Page All
The Marriage of Figaro - The Wedding Plans Lesson Plan 9-12
The Ring - Nordic & Greek Mythology Lesson Plan 11-12
The Ring Musical Bingo Lesson Plan 4-5
The Ring Resource Page 1 Resource Page All
The Ring Resource Page 2 Resource Guide All
Tosca Resource Page Resource Page All
Tosca - Staging Scenes Lesson Plan 9-12
Tristan und Isolde - Magical Potions Lesson Plan 9-12
Tristan und Isolde Resource Page Resource Page All
Turn of the Screw Resource Page Resource Page All
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