Istanbul, Turkey

Falstaff Opera and Backstage
Falstaff Opera and Backstage
Falstaff Opera and Backstage
Falstaff Opera and Backstage
Falstaff Opera and Backstage
Falstaff Opera and Backstage

Falstaff Opera and Backstage





Attend a famous opera performance at Ataturk Culture Centre
Witness the rush and excitement of being backstage while the performers prepare for the show. 


You will attend the famous Faust Opera in one of the most known and historically important performance centers of Istanbul, Ataturk Kultur Merkezi (AKM). Aside from enjoying the show, you will get to take a closer look at what is happening backstage, before the performance starts. We will have a designated guide that will briefly show us around the backstage while answering your questions. Also a kind reminder to be mindful of the performers’ time and space.

Who This Experience Is Good For

Perfect for performance art lovers! Those who enjoy watching theater, musicals, opera and ballet will love this chance to witness the behind the scenes of a show preparation.

Meet Our Local Host 

The guide will be assigned at the time of arrival. They will be an experienced member of the Istanbul Opera and Ballet community who have the capacity to answer any question regarding the industry. 


18:30 pm: Meet with the group and the host in front of AKM.
Have a lovely chat while walking around backstage. Get to see what it’s like to be a performer and feel the excitement in the air before showtime. 
20:00 pm: Get back to your seats and enjoy the performance.
23:30 pm: Performance ends. 

What’s Included

Personalized tour with a knowledgeable and friendly member of the Istanbul Ballet and Opera
Admission to the backstage
The tickets for the performance

What’s Not Included

Transportation to and from the meeting point
Anything that isn’t mentioned above
Food or drinks beyond what is provided on the tour

Know Before You Go

Minimum Needed: 2 people
Maximum Capacity: 6 people
Booking Deadline: 4 weeks before start date
Weather Dependent: No 
Difficulty Level: Easy 
Special Clothing Required: Yes - Value the efforts that have been put into this lovely performance by the backstage staff and the performers, and dress accordingly.  
Special Dietary Restrictions: No
Extra Cash: No food or drinks allowed in the theater, so no.
Ground Transportation: Not Included, we will ferry to Kabatas, Funicular to Taksim Square (~35-40 TL)
Additional Information: N/A
Liabilities: The liability for any injury, loss, or damage incurred by participants is not assumed by Remote Year or its affiliates.



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