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While social distancing keeps us at home,

what are opera and dance-lovers to do? 

Turn to

MOT at Home!

With online performances, discussions and activities, MOT at Home has your opera and dance needs covered.

MOT at Home uses Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter to deliver new content every day, including:

       • OPERA & DANCE FIXES   |  Blogs, recordings, fun facts, etc. about opera and dance

       • STUDIO ARTIST PERFORMANCES  |   Remote performances from members of the MOT Studio

       • MET OPERA PREVIEW  |   Facebook Live opera talk given ahead of select performances of the Metropolitan Opera’s “Nightly Opera Stream”

       • PODCASTS   |  MOT staff and artists share their expertise on different aspects of opera and dance

       • INSTAGRAM 'TAKEOVERS'   |  MOT Studio Artists will perform, conduct interviews and give you a behind-the-scenes look at the life of an opera singer

       • MOT LEARNS AT HOME   | Lessons designed to guide students into the worlds of children's operas, while connecting to Science and English  

        *All of the ongoing content will also be available online on this page.


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Opera Photo Contest Winners

Thank you to everyone who participated in our opera photo recreation contest! We enjoyed seeing your submissions and hope you also had fun in the process.

And the Winner is...


OUR PHOTO CONTEST IS BACK, this time with a focus on dance! Check out our collection of dance photos below, based on previous MOT dance presentations, and re-create your own version!


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"During this time of social distancing, Michigan Opera Theatre seeks to serve and remain connected with our loyal supporters who value our shared love of opera, dance and other performing arts. Although we are unable at the moment to provide live performances for you in the Detroit Opera House, we hope the digital performances and informative content of ‘MOT at Home’ may be a source of inspiration, comfort and hope.”