Education & Community Programs

Engage with Central City Opera at any age!

Central City Opera’s Education and Community Engagement efforts connect 40,000 audience members of all ages—from students to elders—to live performances, workshops, and residencies throughout Colorado all year long. Our touring programs are designed to enhance existing academic curriculum and to promote inclusive lifelong learning. Spanish-speaking Teaching Artists are available for bilingual presentation for all programs.

Scholarships, funded by generous foundations and individuals, are granted to qualified schools, organizations, and students. Download a school scholarship application here or community organization scholarship application here.

Please contact us to learn more about our dynamic offerings or to book a special program for your community. Email

My students presented their original musical, “Candy Land!” to a tremendous amount of positive feedback from students, families and faculty. I’m so grateful to have attended the Central City Opera workshop, Music! Words! Opera!

Ryan Parker

Music Teacher, Boulder Country Day School

Thank you to the Xcel Energy Foundation for their generous support of our Education and Community Engagement programs!