NDSU Opera presents fully staged and costumed performances of operas with orchestra in Festival Concert Hall every spring. Recent productions have included HMS Pinafore (Gilbert and Sullivan), A Midsummer Night's Dream (Britten), and Gianni Schicchi (Puccini). NDSU Opera also presents operas such as Dido and Aeneas (Purcell) and Venus and Adonis (Blow) at the NDSU Baroque Festival.
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. NDSU Opera roles are typically filled by NDSU music graduate and undergraduate students.
For more information, please contact Dr. Kelly Burns.