Rockford, Illinois

Trips & Socials

Lyric Opera of Chicago Backstage Tour

Journey into the Heart of Opera

Sunday, March 22, 2015

Lyric Opera of ChicagoWe are so pleased to offer a rare backstage tour of the Lyric Opera. These backstage tours are offered only three days a year when no performance is scheduled. Journey into the recesses of opera production as you take an excursion behind the curtain of Lyric Opera of Chicago. On our Backstage Tour, you'll gain deep insight into how the stunning beauty and enthralling music of an opera performance is brought to life on stage for the enchantment of audiences.

Your two-and-one-half hour tour will be guided by professional staff and trained volunteers and peppered with interesting discussion and demonstrations by experts in our various staging areas.

NOTE: All of the areas are handicap accessible, however, there is no seating available during the tour. Expect walking and standing for long periods with no place to rest.
Depart: Rock Valley College at 8:45 am
Return: Rock Valley College by 6:00 pm
Cost: (Includes backstage tour, box lunch and transportation)
$80 for Center members
$95 for non-members

For more information download the trip flyer.

To register for this trip, download the official registration form.