Since 2009 the Komische Oper has offered incooperation with the Heinz und Heide Dürr Stiftung
a series of workshops for kindergarten and school children. The workshops are designed according to the pedagogical ideas of the »Early Excellence« approach. Children and their parents are invited to discover together with teachers the exciting world of opera.
In the 2018/19 season participants in the workshop will engage with the new children’s opera The Wizard of Oz
. The workshop aims to foster respectful and empathetic relationships: with oneself, within the family, and between individuals. At the end, children and parents attend a performance of The Wizard of Oz
. In order to firmly root the project in nursery schools and day care facilities, the Komische Operis offering teacher training courses in »Musical Theater Education«.