Loading Events
  • This event has passed.

Opera Blocks: Petals (0-5 yrs)

  • Ticket Cost

    R210 (adult + child)
  • Theatre

    Innovation Lounge
  • Duration


Cape Town Opera’s irresistibly appealing Opera Blocks is back by popular demand! Audience members – little ones and not-so-little ones alike – will be delighted and enthralled by this specially curated production, designed to engage and stimulate young minds with beautiful music, gentle choreography, and mesmerizing visual effects. Incorporating lighting and props that are both fun and visually engaging, the production is an immersive experience for babies and young children.

Exposing young children to classical music has tried and tested positive effects on their developing minds and creativity. Opera Blocks brings music, song and play together in an exciting and explorative way. Not to mention the fun and entertaining spectacle for their amusement!

Proudly sponsored by the City of Cape Town, this production is directed by Magdalene Minnaar, set and costume design by the Cape Town Opera production team and lighting design by the Artscape lighting department.

Each child must be accompanied by an adult (excluding babies in arms).


1 April / 8:00 am
4 April / 5:00 pm
Event Tags:
Underground Parking

Parking is available at the Cape Town Civic Centre’s basement parking, Mondays to Fridays between 6pm and 11pm. Parking will be available on Saturdays and Sundays as well as public holidays, for matinee and evening performances. Access to the parking area is via Jan Smuts Street.

• No cash will be accepted/handled at the entry point;
• Payments can be made with Debit/Credit card;
• The parking fees are as follows: - Normal fee: R27.00; - Pensioners: R17.00;
• The gate to the parking will be closed 15 minutes after the starting time of a performance and opened after the performance;
• For security reasons, patrons will be required to inform the attendant which production they are attending, you may also provide proof of a reservation to a production or an event, or proof of invitation to a production or event, at the entry point;
• Patrons are to contact the emergency number (021) 400 2828 in the event of an emergency;
• For your safety a security guard will be stationed at the garage entry

Wheelchair Access

Limited facilities for wheelchairs are available in the Opera House and Theatre in accordance with safety regulations. Wheelchair seats can be booked at the Artscape Box Office, at any Computicket outlet, or through the Computicket call centre. Please note that the Arena is not wheelchair friendly. Toilets for wheelchair-bound patrons aresituated in the Marble and Chandelier Foyers of the Opera House and on the lower level of the Theatre Foyer. Limited parking bays are available for bona fide Disabled Parking Disc Holders in the tunnel area opposite the Stage Door entrance, and in the staff parking area. A drop-off facility is available in the tunnel area for patrons who have difficulty walking. Prior arrangements in all regards should be made with the Theatre Manager.


Disabled Parking and Wheelchairs are available on site but should be pre-booked by contacting Artscape Dial-a-seat on 021 421 7695