Opera Theatre and Opera Workshop
NDSU Opera Theatre presents fully staged and costumed performances of operas with orchestra in Festival Concert Hall every spring. Recent productions have included Die Fledermaus (Strauss), The Marriage of Figaro (Mozart), The Pirates of Penzance (Gilbert and Sullivan), a double bill of Trial by Jury (Gilbert and Sullivan) with Gianni Schicchi (Puccini), and a triple bill of The Maid as Mistress (Pergolesi), Sunday Excursion (Wilder), and The Stoned Guest (P.D.Q. Bach). NDSU Opera Theatre also presents operas such as Dido and Aeneas (Purcell) and Venus and Adonis (Blow) at the NDSU Baroque Festival in November.
NDSU Opera Workshop presents staged and costumed scenes from operas with piano accompaniment in Beckwith Recital Hall.
Roles in NDSU Opera Theatre and Opera Workshop are assigned based on open auditions. Opera Theatre roles are typically filled by NDSU music graduate and undergraduate students.
For more information, please contact Dr. Virginia Sublett.