Free Talks, Workshops, Previews and more!

The Princeton Festival (TPF) offers an array of educational and community engagement programs to complement its rich multi-genre programming in the performing arts. In partnership with the TPF Guild, these programs are designed to engage a culturally diverse community and to enrich the Festival experience in accord with TPF’s stated mission to “excite, inform, inspire, and invite discovery and engagement.”

View 2018 Education & Community Enrichment Programs


The TPF Education and Community Engagement Programs for 2018 fall under five categories:

Lectures & Previews

1. Free Lectures, Talks, and Conversations

  • The Politics of Opera – lecture with Mitchel Cohen at the PPL
  • Festival Lecture Series – experts speak on topics relating to the Festival’s performances
  • Visiting Lecture Series for Seniors – held in senior communities in NJ and PA
  • Artists Round Table – an intimate conversation with the opera’s principal artists and directors
Music for All

2. Free Intergenerational / Family Friendly “Opera for All” Programs

  • Music that Tells a Story – opera workshop plus admission to the dress rehearsal of Madama Butterfly, with backstage tour (pre-registration required)

3. Free Open Rehearsals and Pre-Performance Events

4. Free Previews and Exhibitions

  • Season previews
  • Pop-up performances
  • Meet the Artists – post-performance receptions
  • Music-inspired Art Exhibition – collaboration with the A-TEAM

5. Competitions and Professional Training

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