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Royal Opera House


Every year, thousands of visitors from around the world visit London’s historic Royal Opera House to enjoy world-class performances of opera, ballet, theatre, and classical music. In addition, educational programs at the Opera House give young people the opportunity to learn dance and performance skills.

A Legendary Performing Arts Space

The Royal Opera House is a storied venue known for hosting the premieres of several operas by George Frideric Handel, among other landmark productions. Located at Covent Garden in London, England, the auditorium dates back to 1728 and was originally a playhouse. It is currently the home of The Royal Opera,  the Orchestra of the Royal Opera, and The Royal Ballet.

GRoW Support

2017 – Programming – Welcome Performances

2016 – Programming – Welcome Performances

2015 – Programming – Welcome Performances

2014 – Programming – Welcome Performances

2013  – General Operating Support

2013 – Programming – Welcome Performances

2012 – Programming – Welcome Performances

2012 – Programming – Chance to Dance

2011 – Programming – Welcome Performances

2011 – Programming – Chance to Dance

2009 – Programming – Chance to Dance

2008 – General Operating Support

2008 – General Operating Support

2008 – Programming – Chance to Dance

2007 – Programming – Chance to Dance

2006 – Programming – Chance to Dance

To learn more, visit Royal Opera House.


VIDEO: Follow brothers Ethan and Kian as they attend their first ever opera at a ROH Welcome Performance. Courtesy of Royal Opera House

The Royal Opera House Props and Dye team helped children create blood spattered handkerchiefs (Inspired by Violetta in La traviata). Photo courtesy of Royal Opera House

A re-enactment of a consumptive sanatorium where actors and audiences were nursed back to health with poetry and cold compresses. Photo courtesy of Royal Opera House

Costumed dancers and actors engaged audiences with dancing to the gypsy band (Inspired by Act 3 of La traviata). Photo courtesy of Royal Opera House

Costumed actors waltzing in the Paul Hamlyn Hall (Inspired by Act 3 of La traviata). Photo courtesy of Royal Opera House

New patrons get ready to watch their first Royal Opera House ‘Welcome Performance'. Photo courtesy of Royal Opera House

Welcome Back Performances 2018. Photo credit © ROH 2018. Photographer Belinda Lawley

Welcome Back Performances, 2018. Photo credit © ROH 2018. Photographer Belinda Lawley

Rehearsing for Welcome Back Performances, 2018. Photo credit © ROH 2018. Photographer Belinda Lawley

Backstage at the Royal Opera House. Photo credit © ROH 2016. Photographer Sim Cannetty Clarke

Backstage at the Royal Opera House. Photo credit © ROH 2016. Photographer Sim Cannetty Clarke

Backstage dye shop at the Royal Opera House. Photo credit © ROH 2016. Photographer Sim Cannetty Clarke

Backstage dye shop materials at the Royal Opera House. Photo credit © ROH 2016. Photographer Sim Cannetty Clarke

Props Department in action at the Royal Opera House. Photo credit © ROH 2016. Photographer Sim Cannetty Clarke

Wig-making at the Royal Opera House. Photo credit © ROH 2016. Photographer Sim Cannetty Clarke

Putting the final touches on a wig at the Royal Opera House. Photo credit © ROH 2016. Photographer Sim Cannetty Clarke

Performers in Swan Lake at the Royal Opera House. Photo credit © ROH 2018. Photographer Bill Cooper

A dancer leaps through the air during the Swan Lake performance at the Royal Opera House. Photo credit © ROH 2018. Photographer Bill Cooper

The Royal Opera House Props and Dye team helped children create blood spattered handkerchiefs (Inspired by Violetta in La traviata). Photo courtesy of Royal Opera House

A re-enactment of a consumptive sanatorium where actors and audiences were nursed back to health with poetry and cold compresses. Photo courtesy of Royal Opera House

Costumed dancers and actors engaged audiences with dancing to the gypsy band (Inspired by Act 3 of La traviata). Photo courtesy of Royal Opera House

Costumed actors waltzing in the Paul Hamlyn Hall (Inspired by Act 3 of La traviata). Photo courtesy of Royal Opera House

New patrons get ready to watch their first Royal Opera House ‘Welcome Performance'. Photo courtesy of Royal Opera House

Welcome Back Performances 2018. Photo credit © ROH 2018. Photographer Belinda Lawley

Welcome Back Performances, 2018. Photo credit © ROH 2018. Photographer Belinda Lawley

Rehearsing for Welcome Back Performances, 2018. Photo credit © ROH 2018. Photographer Belinda Lawley

Backstage at the Royal Opera House. Photo credit © ROH 2016. Photographer Sim Cannetty Clarke

Backstage at the Royal Opera House. Photo credit © ROH 2016. Photographer Sim Cannetty Clarke

Backstage dye shop at the Royal Opera House. Photo credit © ROH 2016. Photographer Sim Cannetty Clarke

Backstage dye shop materials at the Royal Opera House. Photo credit © ROH 2016. Photographer Sim Cannetty Clarke

Props Department in action at the Royal Opera House. Photo credit © ROH 2016. Photographer Sim Cannetty Clarke

Wig-making at the Royal Opera House. Photo credit © ROH 2016. Photographer Sim Cannetty Clarke

Putting the final touches on a wig at the Royal Opera House. Photo credit © ROH 2016. Photographer Sim Cannetty Clarke

Performers in Swan Lake at the Royal Opera House. Photo credit © ROH 2018. Photographer Bill Cooper

A dancer leaps through the air during the Swan Lake performance at the Royal Opera House. Photo credit © ROH 2018. Photographer Bill Cooper


 

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