Community Arts Partner

Participant Details

Community Arts Partner Name
Seattle Opera
Partner Type
Organization
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Individual Bio or
Organizational Statement
About Seattle Opera Established in 1963, Seattle Opera is committed to serving the people of the Pacific Northwest with performances of the highest caliber and through innovative educational and engagement programs for all. Each year, more than 85,000 people attend Seattle Opera performances, and more than 400,000 people of all ages are served through school performances, radio broadcasts, and more. By drawing our communities together, and by offering opera’s unique fusion of music and drama, we create life-enhancing experiences that speak deeply to people’s hearts and minds. Connect with Seattle Opera on Facebook, Twitter, SoundCloud, and on Classical King FM. 98.1.

Contact Information

First Name
Courtney
Last Name
Clark
Address
363 Mercer Street
Address 2
City
Seattle
State
WA
Zip
98109
Phone
206.676.5526

Grade Levels Preferred

Grade Levels Preferred
K-2, 3rd - 5th, 6th - 8th

Artistic Disciplines

Type
Singing, acting, moving, musical storytelling, creating original music and original stories, creative writing.
Discipline
Dance, Music, Theater, Multidisciplinary

Experience

Previous School Partnerships
Other Trainings or Certifications
Sample Lesson Description: Student / Classroom Residencies
Sample Workshop Description: Teacher Professional Development

Areas of Experience and Expertise

Approved Professional Development Provider
No
Approved Classroom Residency Provider
Yes
Experience with English Language Learners
None
Experience with Students in Special Education
None

Lesson Plan

Integrated Art
Cultural Art

Teaching Approach

Teaching Philosophy + Approach
Through collaborative efforts, Seattle Opera empowers the individual student to find their own creative voice and take artistic risk in their own learning. Building bridges to Common Core standards and literacy, Seattle Opera’s in-classroom programming connects students to opera while also allowing for deeper understanding both in and outside of the classroom.
Curriculum Integration Possibilities
Opera Time may be integrated with multiple subject areas, including but not limited to the following:
  • Language Arts
  • Math
  • Social Studies
  • Science
  • Physical Education
  • Theatre Arts/Music
Special Skills and Areas of Expertise
Please contact us for more information about tailoring a program for your classroom. schoolprograms@seattleopera.org
Testimonials from Schools
Crystal Krippaehne, Gregory Heights Elementary School Heather McLyman, Lakeridge Elementary School Joana Choi, Lowell Elementary Melissa Sire, Thornton Creek Elementary School Claudia Allard, Emmanuel Day School Melissa Brooks, Montessori Children's House Darcy Simpson, Early World Children's School Sarah Newman, Seattle Learning Center Joy Fischer, Madison Park Cooperative Preschool Fam Douglas, Inglemoor Cooperative Preschool  

Fees

Fees
Single visit sessions are $65 per visit, Financial Assistance available. 12-visit residencies are $850 per classroom, Financial Assistance available.

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Opera Time
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Graffiti Artist - Aida Youth Collaboration
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Youth Opera Project- Robin Hood
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School Opera Tour-Three Feathers
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Upcoming School Opera Tour

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