2014-15 Opera ARIA Professional Development for Educators - Application

San Francisco Opera Education
Opera ARIA PD for Educators Course
2014-15 Application

If you any questions, please contact Julia Petraglia at jpetraglia@sfopera.com or (415) 565-3274.

    Opera ARIA PD for Educators Course - Description

    San Francisco Opera offers a series of Professional Development sessions aimed at providing teachers with tools to connect the study of opera to classroom curricula/syllabi. Each session focuses on the study of opera in general and a specific SFO production in particular, and addresses curriculum links for multiple grade levels. The Opera ARIA PD for Educators Course includes: 1) A series of three-hour Professional Development (PD) sessions; and 2) Access to select San Francisco Opera Final Dress Rehearsals for the educator and his/her classroom. Teachers interested in bringing students to an SFO dress rehearsal must attend the appropriate PD session to help prepare their students for the experience. Grades: K-18 Note: Educators can sign up for the series or participate in individual sessions. Professional Dev. Fee: $50 for three or $25 for each individual session (PD fee waived if participant brings a student group to a dress rehearsal) Dress Rehearsal Fee: $250 for 20-30 seats at a dress rehearsal (pro-rated for smaller and larger classes); Scholarships are available.