The Learning and Participation team in Thurrock run a wide range of projects and events to develop links with the community and get people enthused about opera, music, ballet and dance.
Discover just what goes into creating the world-famous productions of the Royal Opera House by going behind-the-scenes at the Bob and Tamar Manoukian Production Workshop.
Thurrock Trailblazer is transforming cultural education in Thurrock. The programme will use involvement in the arts to inspire and engage young people, raise aspiration and improve educational attainment.
Young people will gain the skills to conduct, arrange, perform, lead rehearsals and to use all these skills to start and run a vocal group in their school or community setting.
Royal Opera House Thurrock offers local residents the opportunity to find their voice with the Community Chorus. The chorus meets weekly during term time and is open to anyone aged 8 and over.
ROH Thurrock Big Sing days are a free opportunity for anyone aged 8-25 who lives, works or studies in Thurrock to come and sing with the Royal Opera House.
Chance to Dance works with 30 primary schools to provide a creative introduction to ballet for all Year 3 children through a mix of Royal Ballet demonstrations, weekly classes and practical workshops.
The Royal Opera House Volunteer Programme in Thurrock provides a rich and vibrant programme that enables volunteers to make a direct contribution to the community.