Learning About Opera
Join us to learn more about Vancouver Opera productions! Are you a part of a community group that would be interested in a presentation about one of our productions? Vancouver Opera’s dedicated staff is always willing to talk about our current productions and life behind the scenes at an opera company. To request a visit please email Colleen Maybin, Director of Education and Community Engagement, or call 604 331-4960.
Pre Show Talks
Join Vancouver Opera staff before each performance of the season for an engaging overview of the opera. The Pre Show Talk includes a synopsis of the opera, background on its creation and at least one unique story from its production history!
Talks are free for all ticketholders and take place in the same theatre as the performance
6:30pm for evening performances
1:00pm for matinée performances
Queen Elizabeth Theatre – Mezzanine Level
Vancouver Playhouse – Upper Lobby
Post Show Talkbacks
Learn more about how the opera was put together and what it is like to be on stage by interacting directly with members of the cast, the orchestra and the artistic staff. This opportunity is available for all ticket holders after every performance in front of the stage on the orchestra level. Free for all ticket holders.
West Vancouver Senior Centre
Nicolas Krusek hosts an engaging learning session in advance of each production at the West Vancouver Seniors’ Activity Centre.
For more information, email Sylvia Lung, Program Coordinator or call 604-925-7287.
1:30 – 3:30pm, Monday, September 11th, 2017
1:30 to 3:30pm, Monday, January 8th, 2017
1:30 to 3:30pm Monday, January 8th