Explore below to engage audiences and students in the world of opera. Resources are constantly updated, so be sure to check back regularly for additional materials including study guides, reader's theatre scripts, podcasts, videos, and more!
The Magic Flute on TED Ed
With its fairytale setting, colorful characters, heroic quest, and virtuosic music, Mozart's The Magic Flute is often a child's first operatic experience.
There is much more to this work, however, than what meets the eye. Enjoy this TED Ed video created by Opera Classroom founder Joshua Borths as you explore this magical, mysterious work of art.
Opera Reader's Theatre & Classroom Curriculum
The Magic Flute Reader's Theatre (Part 1: The Quest)
Bring the power of opera to your schools and community through interactive study guides, reader's theatre scripts, and unit plans.
Click the link below to see a sample of "The Magic Flute: Reader's Theatre." This script is divided into three parts, each taking 15 minutes to perform. This resource was written for 4th— 6th graders. Contact Opera Classroom for the full script!
Reader's Theatre helps develop the reader's fluency, comprehension, and imagination as young audiences are guided through the story of the opera.