MTSU Opera Theater

The Opera Theater of Middle Tennessee State University is program for both undergraduate and graduate students that is a vital part of the university's music scene. MTSU's Opera Theater is known for its creative and innovative productions. Operas performed at MTSU are fully staged, and the company regularly performs to sold-out audiences of MTSU faculty, students, and members of the community.

Recent productions by MTSU OPERA include:

  • Dido and Aeneas - Purcell
  • The Tender Land - Copland
  • The Marriage of Figaro - Mozart
  • The Elixir of Love - Donizetti
  • A Midsummer's Night Dream - Britten
  • The Dialogue of the Carmelites - Poulenc
  • Ragtime: The Musical - Flaherty
  • Sweeney Todd - Sondheim

Scenes From Spring 2017 Dido and Aeneas



Dido-sorceress trio Dido and Belinda
Dido - Wretch Dido - dead


Dido - Dancing bears

If you are an MTSU student and would like to find out more information about our Opera Theater or become involved, please do not hesitate to contact Dr. Will Perkins at