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Opera Theatre

  • men kneels next to woman laying on ground
  • woman dances with tambourine in Carmen
  • actors in Carmen on stage
  • man getting arrested on the street
  • man and woman looking outside from a window
  • street scene from the 1940s on stage

WVU Opera offers a comprehensive program for young singers at the undergraduate and graduate levels, including training in stage movement, interpretation, and character analysis as well as one-on-one coaching of opera roles and scenes. Our goal is to prepare each student for a life in music as a well-rounded musician and artist. To that end students participate in fully staged productions with orchestra, a variety of opera scenes, and the Opera-On-Wheels tour each year.