Our award-winning education department delivers about 250 workshops and interactive performances each year for nearly 10,000 people of every age and ability.
The scope of our work includes residential in-school projects, commissioned new operas for young people, full-scale community operas, and creative work for people with dementia. We are open to every kind of new opportunity and collaboration, and if at all possible work hard to make even the most ambitious dreams become reality.
For more information contact: Tim Yealland (Artistic Associate, Education) or Talia Lash (Administrator & Education Officer).
Our award-winning opera for children and families, Laika the Spacedog is now available to watch online – just click the image below to start. To find out how you can support similar education projects, please click here or contact David Burgess (Head of Partnerships and Development).
A new opera based on the classic children's book by John Burningham (published by Jonathan Cape).
A new interactive opera for children with severe learning difficulties based on a famous German fairy tale.
A new community opera created in partnership with Wolverhampton Grand Theatre, Wolverhampton Music Education Hub and many local groups and schools from Wolverhampton.
In this third major project with John Chilton Special School, over 40 students will produce a new opera and film based on a schoolchild’s successful attempt to fly to Rome without a ticket or passport.
An opportunity for people with Alzheimer's or dementia to sing and compose their own songs with professional musicians. The project is a collaboration with Turtle Key Arts and the Royal College of Music.
English Touring Opera and National Portrait Gallery collaborate once more to inspire brand new musical theatre composition with primary schools.