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  • Monsanto Artists-in-Training

    Monsanto Artists-in-Training

    Established in 1990 and unique in the U.S., the Monsanto Artists-in-Training program sets out to identify, coach and encourage talented students from high schools across St. Louis with weekly voice lessons by opera professionals at one of three area universities. Click here for more information.

    Special thanks to lead sponsor Monsanto Fund.

  • Opera on the GO!

    Opera on the GO!

    Students learn opera through various workshops and a performance with Gerdine Young Artists. Click here for more information.

    Made possible with a leadership support from the Fred M. Saigh Endowment at Opera Theatre and with a generous grant from Monsanto Fund.

  • Opera Camp for Kids

    Opera Camp for Kids

    Opera Camp for Kids takes place every summer and involves young people entering grades 4-7 from around the St. Louis area.  Campers attend classes and interact with opera professionals involved in the main stage season.  Click here for more information.

    Made possible by lead corporate sponsor Edward Jones and with generous support from the Fox Performing Arts Charitable Foundation.

  • Spring Training

    Spring Training

    Two intensive one-week workshops, for high school students who are interested in singing, giving them access to expert resources available during Opera Theatre’s spring season, including attending an OTSL main stage production. Click here for more information.

  • Music!  Words!  Opera!

    Music! Words! Opera!

    Opera Theatre helped pioneer Music! Words! Opera!, which was developed under the aegis of OPERA America and is now in place in hundreds of schools across the U.S.  Its sequenced resource materials present opera as something everyone can understand and enjoy.  Click here for more information.

    Made possible with support from Enterprise Holdings Foundation.

  • Young People's Opera

    Young People's Opera

    Talented young people from across the St. Louis/Metro-East area perform in fully staged operas written for student audiences. Click here for more information on Opera Theatre’s most recent Young People’s Opera, The Very Last Green Thing.