Touring Operas

Michigan Opera Theatre can come to you!

Let the artists of the Michigan Opera Theatre Touring Ensemble perform a one-act opera, musical revue, or concert for your school! Our programs are for all audiences and last 45 to 60 minutes.

Our performances qualify for grant assistance from the Michigan Humanities Council.
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For K-5:
By David & Karen DiChiera
When an ambitious miller lies to the prime minister that his daughter can spin straw into gold, she ends up imprisoned in the place dungeon! A mysterious stranger comes to her aid. A magical opera chock full of twists, turns, and tricks!

Rumpelstiltskin puppet designed and built by Irina Baranovskaya, Principal Designer of PuppetART, The Detroit Puppet Theater. Information available at




For grades 9-12:


LA PIZZA CON FUNGHI (Pizza with Mushrooms)

A hilarious, over-the-top one-act spoof of Grand Opera!

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Touring Workshops

Workshops may accompany performances, too! Residencies are two or more days of performances and workshops. The Touring Company can create a program specifically for your audience. Artists can also appear as part of a special event or fundraiser.

Touring Lectures

Michigan Opera Theatre’s Touring Company also provides a series of lectures year-round.

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