Experience Opera Live with us in our 2019-2020 Season at Miami University. Learn more below

Our 2019-2020 season

The Miami University Opera Theater invites you to join us for our 2019-2020 season. Come support the arts and enjoy our national award winning Opera program as we put on the first staged production of Wind in the Willows by John Rutter and opera scenes of Mozart in the fall and a brand new production of Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro in the spring.

Upcoming Performances



Learn more about the lives of our opera’s composers, this year's opera, and our Great American Songbook Project. Gain insight into the historical context of each production before attending a live performance. Witness our behind the scenes process including rehearsals, design, and production.


See pictures, videos, and other media from past performances. Go behind the scenes to get a glimpse into the rehearsal process. Find all this and more here.

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501 South Patterson Avenue
Oxford, OH 45056


Benjamin Smolder, Director
Tiffany Lusht, Production Manager
Nathaniel Wilkens, President
Cari Sulivan and Madison Wells, Content Managers


William E. Schmidt Foundation
The Jim and Recie Scott Opera Education Endowment Fund


Miami University Opera Theater is an important part of the rich and diverse musical experiences that Miami University has to offer. MU Opera is unique in its design because it operates with a professional production team all committed to supporting our student performers. Our goal is to give students a robust, hands-on experience that will teach them the importance of all roles in the theater as well as how to operate in a professional theater environment. Students have the opportunity to assume leadership positions in every part of production, and learn from professional lighting designers, choreographers, directors, stage managers, sound designers, and more. We also believe that opera is for everyone, and are proud to hold auditions open to students of any major.

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