Starting cost per student: $11
Additional Info: $450 per group 20 to 40 participants can act or help out in the four different scenes.
Max. Capacity: 40
Transportation Needed? No
Who Arranges Transportation?
Is Financial Assistance Offered? No
“Intro to Opera Program for Children” ages 5-7
Children act in supporting roles in four different opera scenes while an aria is sung for an immediate and engaging introduction to opera. No rehearsal is needed just a desire to have fun and be part of a dramatic scene. Costumes and props are provided!
For a first impression: intro-to-opera-for-children
DESCRIPTION FOR CHILD FRIENDLY “Acting in Opera for Children” introduction to opera SCHOOL PROGRAM
Potential advertisement flyer:
ATTENTION CHILDREN AGE 5-7: ACTORS ARE NEEDED to assist Anne Tormela, Opera Singer, Artistic Director of Manhattan Lyric Opera, to PERFORM in 4 OPERA SCENES.
NO SINGING OR PRIOR REHEARSAL REQUIRED; PROPS AND COSTUMES ARE PROVIDED.
NEEDED: KIDS TO PLAY THE PART OF: FAIRIES, MAIDENS, PIRATES, MAD SCIENTISTS, A MECHANICAL DANCING DOLL AND MORE! OLDER CHILDREN CAN ALSO ACT AS ASSISTANT STAGE DIRECTORS AND STAGE MANAGER FOR DIFFERENT CLASSICAL OPERATIC SCENES.
Show should last 35 to 40 minutes.
Each aria/scene would be explained in a child friendly manner. There will be sign-up sheet ahead of time so each child can be assigned a role (some roles will be double cast) to participate (miming but not singing) in the main and supporting roles for each scene. There would be small props and (symbolic costumes) = scarves, pirate hats, crowns, masks, jewels etc..
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