Hunter College Schools
The Martina Arroyo Foundation's Prelude to Performance Young Artists Present " Die Fledermaus" by Johann Strauss, Jr.
Semi-Staged with Orchestra.
Celebrate our 15th Season of Prelude to Performance with this sparkling and charming comedy!
Experience the beauty of opera with the freshness of young voices!
The Prelude to Performance program will focus on the preparation of an entire role to include:
the background of the role
the historical perspective of the role
the psychological motivations of the character
the use of the body and voice in the
interpretation of the character
the use of language to convey the character
with an emphasis on diction
The Prelude to Performance® program includes:
Weekly Individual Coaching (more available at your own expense)
Opera Workshop (stage movement, character motivation)
Foreign Language Study of Selected Operas
Role Class (probe character, historical context)
Libretto Study — “Speak your Part!”
Elective Master Classes (e.g. stage combat, makeup & costumes, management seminar)
Critique session (faculty and professionals)