Write an Opera

Provider: Royal Opera House Learning & Participation
£450.00 (no VAT on this item) Teachers in England
£500.00 (no VAT on this item) Teachers outside England

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Description An adventure in creative learning for teachers and their schools
Duration 1 week
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http://www.roh.org.uk/learning/teachers/write-an-opera
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Learning outcomes for participants/users and, where relevant, pupils or students

 

 

·         Attend a week-long residential course with other teachers from across the UK in beautiful surroundings with good food!

·         Work alongside professional artists with extensive arts education experience.

·         Undertake practical workshops that introduce you to every aspect of devising and staging an original opera.

·         Receive extensive written materials and other resources to support your understanding of the process.

·         Have opportunities to explore your own creative development.

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Follow-up activities and support

 

After the course, you will be able to help your pupils:

·         Learn through experience as they collaborate on all the processes involved in creating and performing a piece of music theatre.

·         Generate a new piece of music theatre or opera based on their own experiences and interests, leading to maximum involvement and sense of ownership.

·         Take responsibility for devising the story, writing the text, composing the music, designing sets, costumes and lighting, marketing and performing their opera.

·         Develop team and interpersonal skills as they form their own production company.

·         Basing their roles on professional models, they will gain an understanding of the performing arts and a variety of possible arts careers.

Details

 

An adventure in creative learning for teachers and their schools.

  • Write an Opera is a professional development programme for teachers
  • Following an intensive residential course in August, teachers lead an in-school project where the students devise and stage their own opera from scratch
  • Write an Opera equips teachers with the skills, resources and inspiration to support students’ learning across the curriculum through the arts and creativity
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Saturday 3 –Saturday 10 August 2013.

The cost is inclusive of tuition, accommodation, food, resources and support for your in-school project, including two workshops with professional artists*.

*In-school workshops available for schools in England.

This course does not have any pre-booked dates available. Please contact the provider directly to arrange this training.