Each year, Opera Steamboat partners with Opera Colorado’s Young Artists to bring opera productions to schools throughout Routt and Moffat Counties. These semi-staged costumed performances are offered to schools on a “pay what you can” basis, with many provided full scholarship assistance. The immersive experience includes activity and study guides for teachers to prepare students as well as a talk back with the performers and students following the production.
Past productions have included Bizet’s Carmen, Donizetti’s The Elixir of Love and Rossini’s The Barber of Seville & Cinderella.
The week of school programming culminates in an intimate community concert featuring the Opera Colorado Young Artists performing a diverse repertoire featuring highlights from opera and musical theater. Audience members will have the opportunity to participate in a Q & A session with performers designed to provide a unique insight into opera.