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Total duration 1 h 30 min
40 performances
19.9.2016 – 26.11.2018
With children
Balcony foyer
tickets
10 €
Performed in Finnish
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Taking opera and ballet into your own hands

In Opera & Ballet in Action workshops, 5 to 6 years olds will experience the fascinating world of opera and ballet by playing instruments, dancing, and making art and crafts.

Themes

The Opera & Ballet in Action workshops focus on a different art form each month. The workshops are always themed on a main auditorium production of the current repertoire. The duration of each workshop is 1h 30min.

As well as exploring different art forms, every workshop includes crafting a souvenir to take home.

Opera & Ballet in Action in spring 2018

8.–9.1. Opera & Ballet in Action – Make-up

5.–6.2. Opera & Ballet in Action – Dance

12.–13.3. Opera & Ballet in Action – Drama

10.–11.4. Opera & Ballet in Action – Set design

7.–8.5. Opera & Ballet in Action – Music

The theme of the coming spring will be the opera The Magic Flute, performed in the main auditorium in autumn 2017.

Please note that every participating child must be accompanied by an adult. What’s more, as everyone gets to take part in the fun, adults need their own tickets, too.

The Opera & Ballet in Action workshops are held in Finnish.

Art Breaks for Children

In Opera & Ballet in Action workshops everyone takes part – children and adults alike.

Workshops for daycare groups

We offer pre-school groups the opportunity to participate in Opera & Ballet in Action workshops for free. Advance enrolment is mandatory.

Enrolment for spring 2018 Opera & Ballet in Action workshops at the National Opera and Ballet is finished. 

 

Workshops for daycare groups in spring 2018

The theme of the coming spring will be the opera The Magic Flute, performed in the main auditorium in autumn 2017.

8.–9.1. Opera & Ballet in Action – Make-up

5.–6.2. Opera & Ballet in Action – Dance

12.–13.3. Opera & Ballet in Action – Drama

10.–11.4. Opera & Ballet in Action – Set design (does not include a craft session)

7.–8.5. Opera & Ballet in Action – Music

Feedback from children

Lapsia esityksessä

I really liked doing the crafts. Jumping on the circular platforms was fun.

It was fun to get dressed up. I liked to dance the Dance of the Little Swans.

It was fun to eat my packed snack at the opera.

The best thing was the performance of Swan Lake. I was the wizard.

Tickets

1 h 30 min
40 performances
19.9.2016 – 26.11.2018
With children
Balcony foyer
tickets
10 €
Performed in Finnish
Mon 27.8.2018
at 15:00
Mon 24.9.2018
at 15:00
Mon 22.10.2018
at 15:00
Mon 26.11.2018
at 15:00
Mon 19.9.2016
at 14:00
Tue 20.9.2016
at 14:00
Mon 10.10.2016
at 14:00
Tue 11.10.2016
at 14:00
Mon 7.11.2016
at 14:00
Tue 8.11.2016
at 14:00
Mon 12.12.2016
at 14:00
Tue 13.12.2016
at 14:00
Mon 16.1.2017
at 14:00
Tue 17.1.2017
at 14:00
Mon 13.2.2017
at 14:00
Tue 14.2.2017
at 14:00
Mon 6.3.2017
at 14:00
Tue 7.3.2017
at 14:00
Mon 10.4.2017
at 14:00
Tue 11.4.2017
at 14:00
Mon 15.5.2017
at 14:00
Tue 16.5.2017
at 14:00
Mon 11.9.2017
at 14:00
Tue 12.9.2017
at 14:00
Mon 9.10.2017
at 14:00
Tue 10.10.2017
at 14:00
Mon 30.10.2017
at 14:00
Tue 31.10.2017
at 14:00
Mon 4.12.2017
at 14:00
Tue 5.12.2017
at 14:00
Mon 8.1.2018
at 14:00
Tue 9.1.2018
at 14:00
Mon 5.2.2018
at 14:00
Tue 6.2.2018
at 14:00
Mon 12.3.2018
at 14:00
Tue 13.3.2018
at 14:00
Tue 10.4.2018
at 14:00
Wed 11.4.2018
at 14:00
Mon 7.5.2018
at 14:00
Tue 8.5.2018
at 14:00

Please note that tickets for Opera and Ballet in Action workshops in Autumn 2018 are currently only available in the Finnish National Opera and Ballet box office and Stockmann department stores. Tickets are not on sale in our online store at the moment. Ticket price is 10 €/ticket.