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TT1819 Cultural Catalogue

PRIMARY, SECONDARY,

PRIMARY, SECONDARY, POST-16 & SEN OFFERS Royal Opera House Project Name Opera & Ballet School Matinees About the Project Schools are invited to attend a school matinee at the Royal Opera House (ROH), Covent Garden and experience a world-famous performance from either The Royal Opera or The Royal Ballet, alongside the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House. The ROH learning team aim to set each production in context and help student groups explore the creative, philosophical and wider contextual questions raised by our renowned productions. Students will have the opportunity to take part in a free workshop before the performance exploring either singing, dancing or backstage craft. These workshops utilise our celebrated ROH practitioners to give students a magical insight into the varied art forms in our repertoire. Classroom resources, souvenir programmes, on the day workshops, and on-stage presentations will be tailored appropriately to the Music, Dance, and Drama curriculums, and where appropriate, PE, History, Literature, Design and Technology. Suitable for Primary, Secondary, Post-16 and SEN school groups. Suitability You can apply for tickets for up to a whole year group, tickets will then be allocated based on demand. The performance length varies according to the production. Primary and SEN: • Carmen (Opera): Tuesday 27 November 2018 • Hansel and Gretel (Opera): Tuesday 11 December 2018 • Romeo and Juliet (Ballet): Thursday 23 May 2019 Dates, Location & Format Secondary, Post 16 and SEN: • Mayerling (Ballet): Friday 19 October 2018 • Romeo and Juliet (Ballet): Thursday 28 March 2019 All performances take place on the historical ROH stage in Covent Garden, London. 38

PRIMARY, SECONDARY, POST-16 & SEN OFFERS A visit to our well-known building provides access to a world-class performance in a historic, British venue, inspiring aspiration and creativity, and opening career options on stage and behind the scenes. Students will expand their knowledge including aspects of: Learning Outcomes • Music and instruments • Singing and operatic style • Dance and movement • Theatre and lighting • Choreography • Stagecraft and artistic direction • Emotions and social awareness • Literacy and reading subtitles • Storylines and plot twists • Other languages and cultures Teacher Commitment & Training What happens at the end? We ask teachers to use the resources provided before the event to help support students understanding of the art form and the specific performance. We also ask them to organise and cover travel costs, to meet payment deadlines and make sure all key information is read thoroughly. Teachers are encouraged to take the learning from any activity back into the classroom, using the resources provided. Other Resources/Support ROH Resources, presentations and activities, to be used before and after the visit will also be provided online, in order to help understand the art form and learn about the specific live performance you will share. Costs £7.50 per ticket, please include the number of all teachers attending in your calculation. Please note the following projects will compliment this offer: • ROH: Design Challenge (Primary) • ROH: Design Challenge (Secondary) • ROH: Design Challenge (FE) • ROH: Create and Sing Carmen • ROH: Romeo and Juliet Dance Project 39