Opera Theatre

University of Mississippi
  • Opera Poster
    Hamlet Poster
    Act One crowd
    Player King and Queen
    The Gravedigger
    Claudius prays
    Hamlet kills Claudius
    MWW7 (2)
    Too Many Sopranos
  •  Welcome!

    The nationally recognized University of Mississippi Opera Theatre provides the opportunity for skill development in music, drama, movement, and design specifically related to opera performance. Fully staged productions include scenes and chamber opera each Fall and a full-length opera with orchestra each Spring.  The Opera Theatre’s production of The Magic Flute was the first opera to be performed in the Gertrude C. Ford Performing Arts Center in 2003.

    The Opera Theatre Ensemble tours within the state and region, has appeared at national conventions of the National Opera Association, and regional opera festivals.  Participation in the Opera Theatre Ensemble is open to any student enrolled at the University of Mississippi regardless of his or her academic major. Contact the Director of Opera Theatre, Julia Aubrey, for information regarding opera scholarships and graduate assistantships. She may be reached by email:  jaubrey@olemiss.edu or office phone (662) 915-1280.

    Spring 2016 Production 

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    L’Enfant et les Sortilèges


    Der Schauspieldirektor

    April 15-17

    Join the UM Opera Theatre Ensemble for the upcoming performances of two one-act operas: Mozart’s Der Schauspieldirektor (or The Impresario) and Ravel’s L’Enfant et les Sortilèges (or The Child and the Enchantments).

    Ticket prices:

    $10.00 General Admission

    $8.00 Students

    UM Box Office

    For more information about the production, please contact

    Julia Aubrey

    915-1280 (Office)

    Julia Aubrey

    UM Box Office