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“Let’s Make an Opera” Workshop: Opera production workshop

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

“Let’s Make an Opera!” Workshop — Learn about the stage in a production workshop! (Direction, stage design, stage setting, stage management, costume, lighting, music, production)

Get involved in stage production from the preparation stage onwards, in a workshop offering a rare opportunity to create a stage piece under the guidance of professionals at Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Opera BOX’s production site.


Friday, July 21 – Saturday, November 4 2017

Opera title

Menotti: “Help, Help, the Globolinks!”


Direction: Tatsuji Iwata
Art direction: Jiro Shima
Art direction: Yuka Kakuhama
Lighting: Naoto Inaba (Art Stage Lighting Group Co., Ltd)
Costume: Emi Masuda (Moma Workshop)
Stage director: Yoshihiro Tanaka (The Stuff)
Assistant director: Yoko Hashizume
and others


  • 18 to 25 (further consultation necessary for applicants outside the stated age group)
  • University/college students
  • Those studying stage design (setting, costume, lighting) or art management
  • Aspiring stage designers and producers or music staff

Application Requirements

People able to attend from the advance preparation period through to the performance.
*We do not require you to be able to attend all programs.


2,000 yen (tax included), regardless of the number of days attended
*Please note we are unable to refund attendance fees once paid.
(This also applies if you do not attend the workshop due to personal circumstances)


Number of participants
5 — 10
*Application materials will be screened.

Application period
Friday, May 19 — Friday, June 30, 2017

All applications will be informed of the results by post.
*We cannot respond to inquiries by telephone, etc.

How to apply

  1. Please download the application form (PDF), fill in the necessary details, and submit by post to Tokyo Bunka Kaikan “Let’s Make an Opera” desk.
    Please enclose a reply envelope (120 x 235mm size) on which you have written your name and address and affixed an ¥82 stamp.
  2. All applicants will be notified of the results by post after the deadline for applications. Confirmed participants will also receive information on how to make the fee payment at this time.
  3. After checking the details, please send the payment by bank transfer. After payment is confirmed, we will send you any necessary documents and tasks (if any).

Address for Applications
Let’s Make an Opera Desk, Project Planning Division, Tokyo Bunka Kaikan
5-45 Ueno-koen, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-8716

*Personal information supplied will be managed with the utmost care in accordance with the privacy policy of the Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture. It will be used solely for the purpose of providing information and other communication in relation to this project.
*Please note that event details may change due to unforeseen circumstances.


Let’s Make an Opera Desk, Project Planning Division, Tokyo Bunka Kaikan
TEL: 03-3828-2111


Tokyo Bunka Kaikan and others



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