Student Rehearsals

Let your students experience the power, beauty and grandeur of live opera by bringing them to a Student Dress Rehearsal. We invite you and your students (grades 6-12 and college) to attend a Student Dress Rehearsal. Every production is fully staged with soloists, chorus, and orchestra, and takes place at Ordway Music Theater. 


Student Dress Rehearsals for the 2017-2018 season:

Dead Man Walking – Thursday, January 25, 2018 at 7:30pm

Rigoletto – Thursday, March 15, 2018 at 7:30pm

Thaïs – Thursday, May 10, 2018 at 7:30pm


Tickets: $10

On sale: Tuesday, September 5

To purchase: Call Associate Patron Services Manager Karl Annable at the Minnesota Opera Ticket Office at 612-342-9562, M-F, 10am-5pm. Seating is very limited.

Please note: There is a 5:1 student/teacher ratio. For every five students, educators will be allowed to purchase one ticket. Service charges may apply. There are no complimentary tickets.

Student Dress Rehearsals take place at the Music Theater at the Ordway, 345 Washington St, Saint Paul, 55102. Buses park free near the theater.


This Student Dress Rehearsal is sponsored by the Twin Cities Opera Guild.



Educator Discount for Student Groups

If a Student Dress Rehearsal doesn’t fit into your schedule, attend a regular performance using the Educator Discount of 50% off regular ticket prices. This offer, for Student Groups of 10 or more (one teacher/ten students), is subject to availability. This is a great way to secure your seats to performances that will definitely sell out. For more information or to purchase Student Group tickets, call the Ticket Office at 612-333-6669.

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