Royal Opera, Covent Garden production of Hansel and Gretel. Photo: Clive Barda / Royal Opera.

Ciao, Opera Mavens! Here are your March educational opera-tunities:

First Act: Hansel and Gretel’s Adventure – Journey through Engelbert Humperdinck’s delightful children’s opera, learn music and play games along the way. In this workshop, we’ll explore music, rhythm, visual arts and movement. These workshops for families with children ages 3–6 are designed to foster social-emotional development, increased language, and fine-gross motor skills. $10/person.
Sat Mar 9 at 9:30am or 11am
Wilsey Center for Opera Veterans Building, Fourth Floor 401 Van Ness Ave., SF

Performing Arts Connection: Spring Break for Teens
Registration now open for this spring program. Fill your teen’s spring break with music, poetry, dance, theater, and digital media storytelling! Discover and explore new art forms, hone current skills, and inspire fresh creativity with diverse teen communities from all over the Bay Area. Teens will work with local artists and specialists from SF Opera, SF Ballet, and American Conservatory Theatre in partnership with the Boys and Girls Club of San Francisco to craft original works and produce a showcase for their families and the community. Mar 25 – 29 from 10am – 4pm
Wilsey Center for Opera Veterans Building, Fourth Floor 401 Van Ness Ave., SF

Georgia and the Rebels – OP lauches their Today It Rains festivities with a lively panel discussion featuring some of the Bay Area’s most exciting “Creative Rebels”: artist Sadie Barnette, actor Margo Hall, choreographer/dancer Nicole Klaymoon, and filmmaker/Today It Rains librettist Kimberly Reed, moderated by USCS Chair of Feminist Studies Bettina Aptheker. $20 / $30
Wed Mar 27 from 6 – 9:30pm ZSpace 450 Florida St., SF