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Opera Rehearsal 101

Get an exclusive sneak peek inside the final working dress rehearsal of our mainstage operas!

Palm Beach Opera’s Education Programs are sponsored by Sandra and Paul Goldner.

  • Opera Rehearsal 101 is open to middle & high school groups of 10 or more with teacher supervision.
  • Rehearsals begin promptly at 7:30 pm at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts. Latecomers will not be admitted to the theater so be sure to arrive early!
  • ADMISSION IS FREE! However, tickets are required and seating is limited.

2015 Schedule of Performances

by Giacomo Puccini
Thursday, January 15, 2015

Music by Ben Moore
Libretto by Nahma Sandrow
Based on the book Enemies, A Love Story by Isaac Bashevis Singer
Thursday, February 19, 2015

La Fille du Régiment
by Gaetano Donizetti
Thursday, March 19, 2015

Concerts in the Classroom

Experience the magic of opera without leaving the classroom!

Concerts In The Classroom    Concerts In The Classroom 2

  • Palm Beach Opera’s Young Artists will sing arias and ensembles from favorite operas and discuss elements of opera with students. Palm Beach Opera will customize the repertoire for maximum relevance to curriculum.
  • Teachers are provided with resources to prepare students for the performance.
  • Program Cost: FREE (pending availability)
  • Teachers must contact Palm Beach Opera for scheduling no less than 15 days prior to desired presentation date.
  • Maximum of 50 students per presentation.

Requires a tuned piano

Concerts in the Classroom programs are scheduled on a case-by-case basis with teachers and administrators. This allows us to find a date and time that is best for both the school and Palm Beach Opera.

2014/2015 Season Available Dates

November 24, 25, 26
December 1, 2, 5, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19
January 19. 20, 22, 23
February 23, 24, 25, 26, 27
March 23, 24, 25

If none of these dates work for your school, please contact us as there may be additional dates available.

Contact us today to schedule by clicking here!

If you need specific materials for your classroom related to opera or classical music, please contact us at

PBO Studio

Palm Beach Opera’s high school apprentice program

Program Dates: October 2013 – April 2014
Application Deadline: September 15, 2013

WHO IS ELIGIBLE? High school students age 16 or over who are enrolled in a theater or vocal program or who intend to pursue music (voice) in college or after graduation.

WHAT IS THE PROGRAM ABOUT? Participants will have behind-the-scenes access to performances and rehearsals, interaction with artists and stage personnel, and voice lessons with PBO artistic personnel and visiting artists.

HOW DO I APPLY? Submit an application which includes a short essay, teacher recommendations, audition recording (video or audio) and resume of past experience and relevant work.

REQUIREMENTS: All members of PBO Studio must participate in all required scheduled events.

The application deadline has passed for PBO Studio for the 2013/2014 school year. 

Questions about our education programs? Get in touch with us by calling 561.833.7888 or at