Staging an opera involves a thrilling combination of highly talented people from all kinds of disciplines – milliners, wig makers, cobblers, costumiers, designers, carpenters, model makers, scenic artists, choreographers, repertoire and language coaches, stage hands, stage managers, directors, musicians and conductors, not to mention the singers.
It all happens at The Opera Centre in Surry Hills, Sydney.
On weekdays you can take a guided tour of the Opera Centre's vast production workshops and rehearsal studios, and see firsthand how an opera is made.
Weekdays 10:00 am and 2:00 pm
Cost: $15 per person (includes morning or afternoon tea) $10 School & TAFE Students (without morning or afternoon tea).
The minimum number for a tour is two and the maximum is 60. At least two weeks’ notice is required, so that we can allocate an experienced Guide.
The Opera Centre
480 Elizabeth Street
Surry Hills, NSW
10 minutes' walk from Central Station (take the Devonshire Street exit).
T: +61 2 9318 8200