- 16/17 Season
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We would like to welcome the public to our final education performances which were written, composed, choreographed, designed, and will be performed by our Opera for All students!This year's theme is Growing Together: An Organic Love Story, an all natural adventure inspired by our field trip to the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum
Opera for All (OFA) brings Teaching Artists into Chicago Public Elementary Schools to educate students about classical music, singing, and opera. Opera for All allows kids to understand the art by participating in it, both in production and in performance. Each year, students in Opera for All participate in a 35 session program with the end goal of creating their very own unique opera. COT's team of teaching artists pair up and work with each classroom to create the script, lyrics, music, set and costume design, and choreography of the opera. In the spring, students in the OFA program perform their opera for their parents and peers.