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Opera Theatre

The University of Tennessee Opera Theatre is an artist training program aiming to unlock your potential as singer. As a member of UT Opera Theatre, you’ll gain a secure technical foundation in all areas vital to the development of a successful and fulfilling professional career, including acting, movement, diction, production, stage experience, career orientation, and promotion.

UT Opera Theatre aims to instill a love and respect for opera and to inspire a strong sense of the artist's role in the community, emphasizing the values of self-motivation and strong artistic goals. It is the particular mission of UT Opera Theatre to create and provide stimulating and necessary production opportunities that are professional in quality, strong in musical and theatrical values, and rich in imagination.

Through the Knoxville Opera Studio, members of the program may participate in fully staged productions with the Knoxville Opera. Additionally, there are opportunities to sing for Knoxville Symphony Orchestra and Oak Ridge Symphony events, perform for opera education and outreach programs sponsored by Knoxville Opera, entertain at UT functions, serve as recruiting and fundraising ambassadors, and represent the University in countless other public venues.

Upcoming Productions

Monteverdi’s Ulysses

  • Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016 at 8:00 PM
  • Friday, Nov. 11, 2016 at 8:00 PM
  • Sunday, Nov. 13, 2016 at 2:30 PM and 8:00 PM

Carousel Theatre at the Clarence Brown Theatre
1714 Andy Holt Ave., Knoxville, TN

Ticket sales open Oct. 16
Purchase tickets here
Or by calling 865-974-5161

$5 for students with school ID and youth 18 and under, $15 for senior citizens, and $20 for adults

Ward’s The Crucible

  • Friday, April 21, 2017 at 8:00 PM
  • Saturday, April 22, 2017 at 2:30 PM and 8:00 PM
  • Sunday, April 23, 2017 at 2:30 PM

Bijou Theatre
803 S. Gay Street, Knoxville, TN

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