The Design Challenge is generously supported by the Paul Hamlyn Education Fund.
Welcome to the Royal Opera House’s Tosca Design Challenge. Now in its third year, the 2012 challenge gives students from National Skills Academy Founder Colleges the opportunity to test and develop their marketing, production and design skills.
We’re looking for entries in the following five categories. Click on each link for an information sheet for each challenge.
1. Set Design
3 September 2012: Design Challenge Launches.
11 January 2013: Submission Deadline.
14 – 31 January 2013: Judges from the Royal Opera House visit each college to short-list the entries.
28 February 2013: Short-listed entries are displayed at the Royal Opera House and winners announced at the Schools’ Matinee performance of Tosca.
Each college that enters the challenge has the opportunity to attend the Schools’ Matinee of Tosca at the Royal Opera House on Thursday 28 February. On this day, students can watch the performance and learn more about Tosca as well as visit the Design Challenge exhibition of short-listed and winning entries. Students will be given feedback from senior production and design staff at the Royal Opera House.
The overall winners of the challenge will have the opportunity to have a tailor-made behind the scenes experience at the Royal Opera House that relates to their specialism.
Further Inspiration For Your Challenge
You can find photos, videos and information about the production on our Tosca page.
If you want to find out more about what it’s like to do work experience at the Royal Opera House, read one of our former winner’s summary of how she found it.
Terms and Conditions
Please read our terms and conditions for further information.