Culture and arts-education workshops

Attending an opera or ballet performance can be an intense experience. In order to give as many young people as possible the chance to get acquainted with this art form, we offer a project day revolving around almost all of our performances. This consists of an opera or dance workshop and a short, guided tour through the stage area, followed by a visit to a performance.

During these workshops, the students are actively involved with the performance they’ll be attending that evening. They begin with a vocal or dance warm-up exercise. Then they act or dance a short fragment based on the upcoming performance, in order to feel more at home with the musical and theatrical content.

The project day (exclusive of the performance) lasts from 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. and consists of a two-hour workshop and a short guided tour. It is also possible to book a more extensive guided tour to supplement your visit. There is enough time between the workshop and the performance to grab a bite to eat somewhere with the pupils.

The opera workshop can accommodate a group of no more than 30 pupils. The ballet workshop can facilitate either a group of 20, or a group of no more than 40 pupils.

The costs for pupils and supervisors is €16,50 per person, and includes preparatory lesson materials, a workshop and attendance at a performance. 

You may choose from one of the following performances:

 

Fairytales

Dutch National Ballet

Project dates: Friday 7, Wednesday 12, Thursday 13 March 2014
The performance begins at 8:15 p.m. and lasts about 2 hours including one intermission.

 

Lucia di Lammermoor

Dutch National Opera

Project dates:  Friday 14, Monday 17, Friday 21, Thursday 27 March; Thursday 3 April 2014
€16,50 per person

The performance begins at 8:00 p.m. and lasts about 3 hours including one intermission

 

Arabella

Dutch National Opera

Project dates: Friday 11, Thursday 17, Wednesday 23, Friday 25 April 2014
€16,50 per person

The performance begins at 7:00 p.m. and lasts about 3.5 hours, including two intermissions.

 

Dutch Doubles

Project dates: Wednesday 16, Thursday 24 April; Wednesday 7 May 2014
€16,50 per person

The performance begins at 8:15 p.m., duration to be announced

 

Faust

Dutch National Opera

Project dates: Thursday 15, Wednesday 21, Friday 23, Tuesday 27 May 2014

€16,50 per person

The performance begins at 7:00 p.m. and lasts about four hours including intermission

 

Ballerina

Dutch National Ballet

Project dates: Wednesday 14, Friday 16, Monday 19, Tuesday 20 May 2014

€16,50 per person

The performance begins at 8:15 p.m., duration to be announced