The Metropolitan Opera Guild


 We have elected to suspend this year's Opera Learning Institute. The course will be offered again in full in August of 2023.  


We are pleased to announce that The Metropolitan Opera Guild's School Programs department is now a certified sponsor of Continuing Teacher and Leader Education programming for the New York State Education Department. Eligible participants may earn up to 30 hours of CTLE credit by attending the 2023 Opera Learning Institute.  



Past participants in OLI talk about their experiences attending the Institute:                 

What is OLI?  The OPERA LEARNING INSTITUTE (OLI) is a week-long intensive professional development workshop that helps educators build the knowledge and skills needed to incorporate the elements of opera into general classroom instruction.
Why OPERA?  Opera is arts rich and multi-disciplinary; involving musictheatermovementdance, and visual arts! Through opera-based-learning, students have opportunities to learn and grow in several art forms simultaneously. Additionally, using the elements of text analysislibretto (script) writingmusical compositiontheatrical design, and staging can help teachers bring their general curriculum alive in new and interesting ways for students.  
Who is OLI for?  Educators of students in grades PK - 12; (general classroom teachers, arts/other specialists, curriculum/department heads, and administrators)
Where is OLI?  Most of the Opera Learning Institute sessions will be held in The Juilliard School on the campus of Lincoln Center. (Some sessions will take place at other nearby locations.) 
When is OLI?  TBD - August 2023
Professional Development Credits:  All participants are eligible to receive up to 30 hours of NYSED-CTLE Credit
Tuition:  $175 (*If you are currently an undergraduate/graduate student please contact us about a discounted rate.)
Registration:  Registration information will be available in May 2023.

Become a
Guild Member
Join Now!
Subscribe to
Get Started!
Visit the
Metropolitan Opera
Learn More!