Photo by Alec Boyle. Students learning about attending the Stage Direction module at Making of an Opera.

Programming & Resources

Opera Atelier offers a wide range of educational offerings such as Q&As, Career Discussions, Vocal Workshops and Masterclass opportunities that can be hosted at your school or virtually. We also have a library of study guides and arts resources available for free! Scroll down to learn more.

In-School Workshops

All of our Education Artists are professional performers who also have teaching qualifications and experience. We customize the workshop for your students and we cater to all age groups, from kindergarten to university classrooms. Topics discussed can include opera, choral music, instrumental music, drama or dance. Click here to learn more about our Education Artists!

Looking to bring the magic of opera to your school? Please get in touch to design a unique experience for your students!

We also work with teachers to offer an experience that fits the following Special High Skills Major (SHSM) criteria:

  • Sector-recognized certifications and/or training courses/programs
  • Experiential learning and career exploration activities
  • Reach ahead experiences
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Send us an email at to create a customized learning experience that will give your students insightful experience to a career in the Non-profit sector or Arts & Culture sector!

Open Dress Rehearsal Performances

The dress rehearsals to Opera Atelier’s productions are open to school groups for free! This initiative allows students and educators alike to enjoy a staged run-through of the show, and witness a part of the rehearsal process!


To participate in the Open Dress Rehearsal program, please send an email to

Classroom Resources

Behind the Curtain:
A Resource

This 23-page resource is a great workbook for students to get introduced to the behind-the-scenes process of producing an opera. It can be used as a standalone project or as supplementary material for attending Opera Atelier’s Making of an Opera program, and gets updated with new pages every season. Have an idea for new activities or pages? Send us an email and we can add it to the existing collection!

Study Guides

Opera Atelier produces study guides to accompany each of its mainstage productions. See below for full access to these study guides for FREE!