On Saturday, January 16, LA Opera dancer, Leslie Stevens, will present a free talk on Behind the Scenes Look in Opera at the Brand Library in Glendale. Reservations not required.
LA Opera's Library Project presents more than 90 free opera talks each season in libraries all over the Los Angeles region. These insightful talks, given by memebrs of La Opera's Speakers Bureau, address history, literature, philosphy and fine arts within the context of opera.
The Speakers Bureau is LA Opera's volunteer team of trained experts who address civic and social organizations, philanthropic groups, schools and library audiences throughout southern California, free of charge. For more information about the Speakers Bureau, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (213) 972-8016.
LA Opera Education & Community Programs will hold its second Opera 101 on Saturday, January 16, 2010 from 9:00am to 5:00pm.
A program for the uninitiated, Opera 101 is for the teacher who knows little or nothing about opera but would love to earn up to two LAUSD salary point credits or UCLA Extension Credit while learning more. Full of fun and practical ways to get to know and embrace this art form, Opera 101 will provide teachers with materials, strategies and lesson plans. These resources directly address the visual and performing arts framework. Hear the music and meet the artists and designers involved in LA Opera productions.
DATES: All sessions take place on Saturdays from 9:00am to 5:00pm.
October 17, 2009
January 16, 2010
March 6, 2010
April 10, 2010
For more information and registration, please visit our website.