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Music Program TOKYO Music Education Program

Let's Create Opera!—Create props for the opera stage (Crafts making)

A popular program linked to the Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Opera Box gives kids challenge to create a full-scale opera

Application Guidelines

Date & Time
Sat, Aug 1, 2020 10:30–12:30/14:30–16:30 Elementary school students
TAMASHIN RISURU Hall (TACHIKAWA civic hall), Basement Gallery

Sun, Aug 2, 2020 10:30–12:30/14:30–16:30 Elementary school students
Tokyo Bunka Kaikan, Large Conference Room

*Caregivers of the 4th grade or younger elementary school students must pick-up/drop-off their children at the venue.
Presentation of the workshop results At the dress rehearsal viewing on Sat, Aug 29
*Participating in only the dress rehearsal viewing is not allowed. (The dress rehearsal viewing is free of charge.)
*One companion per participant is invited to the dress rehearsal viewing. Pre-school children are not allowed to attend the rehearsal.
*We will use certain parts of created works for the actual props and stage set of the performance.
*This is a dress rehearsal for Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Opera BOX: "Amahl and the Night Visitors"
Flyer and application guidelines Flyer and application guidelines (PDF: only in Japanese )
Maximum number of participants TAMASHIN RISURU Hall(Aug 1, 2020)approx. 40 per class
Tokyo Bunka Kaikan(Aug 2, 2020)approx. 20 per class
*A lottery shall be conducted if the number of applications exceeds the limit.
*The workshop is conducted only in Japanese.
Instructors Stage design: MATSUO Hiroko
Costume design: MASUDA Emi (Moma Workshop)
Prop: MIHARA Noriko (The Stuff)
and more
Workshop fee 550yen
*Please pay by cash at the check-in on the workshop day.
Application period Thu, May 7–Fri, Jun 26 (The result will be sent in the middle of July.)
*The application must arrive no later than the designated period.
*The result will be sent by post to all the applicants. We do not answer to any inquiries on the result.
How to apply
  1. Download the application form and fill out the form.
  2. Send the form by post to the below address enclosing with a self-addressed and 84yen-stamped replying envelope (Choukei-#3: 120 x 235 mm).
  3. After closing the application, the result notification will be sent by post to all the applicants.
    *Please note that the documents submitted will not be returned to the applicants.
    *You can apply for all workshop classes; however, you cannot participate in 2 or more classes.
Application form Crafts making : Application form (PDF: only in Japanese)
Postal address for application and contact for inquiries Attn: "Crafts making" team of "Let's Create Opera!"
Production section, Tokyo Bunka Kaikan
5-45, Ueno Park, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-8716
TEL. +81-3-3828-2111 (Weekdays 10:00–16:00)

Other Information

*The program is subject to change under certain circumstances.

Organizers & Supporters Organizers: Tokyo Metropolitan Government/Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture: Tokyo Bunka Kaikan, Arts Council Tokyo/Tachikawa Community & Culture Foundation
Supported by: Agency for Cultural Affairs, Government of Japan
Endorsed by: Tachikawa City Board of Education
Planning & Production: Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Production Section