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Music Education Program
“Let’s Make an Opera!” Kids & Youth Workshop (3): Production

  • Theater / Dance ,
  • Kids / Youth ,
  • Workshop

Study the stage! (Direction, stage setting, costume, lighting, production)

This workshop teaches you the overall flow of staging a performance, through involvement in onsite performing arts production from the preparation stage onwards with the professionals, and taking part in the process from rehearsal to performance.

This program, in collaboration with the Opera Box “The Magic Flute”, is conducted as a part of Music Education Program aiming to cultivate personnel in the field of arts.


Course 1
Sunday, June 16 – Sunday, September 4 2016
You can participate in the planner’s meeting.
Recommended for those who are interested in the process of opera production.

Course 2
Tuesday, July 26 – Sunday, September 4 2016
Recommended for those who have interest in learning the process from preparation to performance within the short period.

Course 1 (June 12-)
Sunday, June 12 14:00 Audition for the role of Child(Doji)
Thursday, June 16 14:00 Planner’s meeting 
Course 1 & 2 (June 26-)
Tuesday, July 26 and later Children chorus
Sunday, July 31 10:30-16:30 Crafts and construction workshop
Monday, August 1 10:30-16:30 Crafts and construction workshop
Wednesday, August 31 Dress rehearsal
Friday, September 2 Dress rehearsal
Saturday, September 3 Full rehearsal
Sunday, September 4 Performance

*The dates above is a part of the workshop schedule. You will also participate in other planner’s meetings, chorus/acting workshops etc.

Eligible participants

・age 18 to 25
*If you are not age 18 to 25, please ask “Let’s Make an Opera” desk for further consultation.
・University/college students
・Those studying stage design (setting, costume, lighting) or art management at school or any other institutions, or would-be stage designers and producers

Entry requirement

People able to attend from the advance preparatory period through to the performance.

Participation fee

2,000 yen (tax included)


Direction: Tomomi Egawa
Art direction: Ryo Arata
Lighting: Daisuke Mochizuki (Art Stage Lighting Group Co., Ltd)
Costume: Emi Masuda (Moma Workshop)
Stage direction: Yoshihiro Tanaka (The Staff)
Assistant director: Kano Ozawa and more

About the application

Number of participants
About 5-10

Application period
Course 1: Monday, April 25 – Friday, May 27
Course 2: Saturday, May 28 – Thursday, June 30

All applicants will be notified of the results by mail.
*We cannot accept any inquiry by phone.

How to apply

  1. Please download and fill in the Application form(PDF) and mail it to the address below. Please include a reply-paid envelope with a stamp of 82 yen and the participant’s name and address.
  2. All applicants will be notified of the results by mail. And the participants will be receive a letter about the payment.
  3. Please read the letter carefully and make a payment via bank transfer. After we confirmed the payment, the participants will receive the additional documents and preparatory requirements.

Application Mailing Addresses
Tokyo Bunka Kaikan, “Let’s Make an Opera!” desk
5-45 Ueno Park, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-8716

*Your personal information will only be used in connection with providing details for this event.
*Content of the program is subject to change.


Tokyo Bunka Kaikan, “Let’s Make an Opera!” desk
TEL: 03-3828-2111


Tokyo Bunka Kaikan, Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre (TBD)


Organized by
Tokyo Metropolitan Government, Tokyo Bunka Kaikan/Arts Council Tokyo (Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture)