While we can’t yet come together for a live performance, we are thrilled to share this exciting new endeavor with you!

This program includes a six-week curriculum centered on two performances from the Michigan Opera Theatre Children’s Chorus: 2018’s H.M.S. Pinafore and a brand-new "virtual" performance of The Very Last Green Thing. This one-act opera is a unique collaboration of more than 400 video submissions by 44 parents and students! Students and teachers are encouraged to tune in to enjoy these two very special performances:

May 10, 2020 at 11:00 am

MOTCC's 2018 production of H.M.S. Pinafore on

Detroit Public Television's website.

May 22, 2020 at 11:00 am

The Very Last Green Thing,

MOT's first ever virtual opera, premiering on the

MOT Facebook page.

MOT Learns At Home

Each Friday there will be a new lesson designed to guide your students into the worlds of these operas, while also connecting to Science and English Language Arts curriculum.

By downloading these lessons, these google forms may be added to the learning platform of your choice or shared directly with your students.

Check out the Unit Plan for a preview of learning objectives conveniently written in "I can" statements, lesson activities, and extensions!

Come back each Friday to download the next lesson.

Thursday, April 23rd: Digital Materials Launch

Friday, April 24th: Lesson Set 1: What is Opera?

Friday, May 1st: Lesson Set 2: HMS Pinafore

Friday, May 8th: Lesson Set 3: The Very Last Green Thing

Sunday, May 10th: View H.M.S. Pinafore Performance

Friday, May 15th: Lesson Set 4: Creating a Digital Opera

Friday, May 22nd: Lesson Set 5: View and Review The Very Last Green Thing

Friday, May 29th: Lesson Set 6: Make your own Time Capsule

MOT Learns at Home is sponsored by