Educational Outreach

Hansel & Gretel

“Hansel and Gretel” is a German fairy tale brought to life by the Brothers Grimm and published in 1812 in Grimm’s Fairy Tales. Hansel and Gretel are a brother and sister abandoned in a forest, where they fall into the hands of a witch who lives in a house made of gingerbread, cake, and pastries.

Learn more about this classic fairytale with the help of our study guides and educational pieces provided below!

Please enjoy this look behind the scenes into the making of Hansel & Gretel!

In this video, our Production Manager, Glenn Guhr, breaks down the components of Tacoma Opera’s educational children’s video, Hansel & Gretel, but also provides a little insight on the team members and their important roles that helped to bring this virtual production to life.

The Magic Flute by Mozart

In this short video, Papageno the bird-catcher finally meets up with his true love, Papagena.

To hear Papageno’s full story, watch the video below.