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

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

“Let’s Make an Opera” Workshop: Opera production workshop (Direction, Set designs, Stage settings, Stage direction, Costumes, Lighting, Music, Production)

In conjunction with Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Opera Box “Tosca”, this is a popular work for children taking on the challenge of a full-scale opera for the first time.


Tuesday, July 24 – Sunday, September 2 2018

Opera title

Puccini: “Tosca” (performance in Italian with Japanese subtitles)


Director: Jun Aguni
Conductor: Keiji Sudo
Art director: Atsumi Yokota
Lighting: Masao Oshima (Art Stage Lighting Group Co., Ltd)
Costume: Emi Masuda (Moma Workshop)
Stage director: Tanaka Yoshihiro (The Stuff)
Assistant director: Akiko Inayama
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

Be able to participate during the period between the preparation and the actual performance


Number of Places
Approx. 5-10
*Application screening conducted

Application Period
Friday, June 1 – Saturday, June 30 (no later than this date)

Due to be sent out in mid July
*All applicants will be notified of the results in writing. We cannot respond to inquiries by telephone, etc.

How to apply

  1. Download the application form on this page and fill out the form.
  2. Send the form by post to the address mentioned below with the replying envelope attached with 82 yen stamp and filled with your name and address.
  3. After closing the application, the result notification will be sent by post to all the applicants. The notification of the payment is included only for the enrolled participants.
  4. Please process the payment following the notification attached with the result letter. Once the payment has been received, the documents and preparation tasks, if any, will be sent to the participants.

*Please note that the documents submitted will not be returned to the applicants.
*Any personal information provided is managed carefully under the privacy policy of Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture, and we strictly limit the use to contacting and informing participants on this workshop.

Application form (only in Japanese)
Application form (PDF)

Postal address for application
Tokyo Bunka Kaikan, Production section, Opera production workshop team: “Let’s Create Opera!”
5-45, Ueno Park, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-8716
TEL. +81-3-3828-2111 (Weekdays 10:00-17:00)


Let’s Make an Opera Props Desk, Production section, 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, Government of Japan