Coming this winter - Mamma Mia!

Showtimes to be announced. Thank you to all who auditioned!

  • Thank you for a magical concert

    Memories were re-lived in an extravagant and special musical event that highlighted HDO's 15 years

    Production summary

  • Want photos from the show?

    George Brown takes professional photos of our productions. Pics from "A New Year's Celebration" are available soon!

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  • High Desert Opera

    Bringing quality opera and musical theater to the Grand Valley

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    Donors, sponsors, and volunteers help make productions possible

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  • Keeping HDO strong

    As a non-profit organization, High Desert Opera welcomes donations of any amount to maintain support of the performing arts

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Welcome to High Desert Opera

musical theater company in grand junction

High Desert Opera (HDO) is a professional nonprofit opera and musical theater company dedicated to bringing quality, fully-staged productions to the Grand Junction area and western Colorado.

This company relies on community support, donors, and sponsors to help bring quality opera and Broadway musicals to life.

About us

"Mamma Mia!" coming to Grand Junction

HDO just held auditions for this famous jukebox musical on June 30th and July 14th. Showtimes have yet to be announced, and it's still Summer, but HDO is intent on bringing Catherine Johnson's Abba-laced gem of a show to the local theater stage.

Production info

15th season celebration

Recalling our 15th Season celebration

HDO would like to thank Michael Neste & Family Health West, its program sponsors, its volunteers, the performers, the patrons, and everyone else involved in helping to make "A New Year's Celebration" a memorable and magical event.

Recap - "A New Year's Celebration"

Production photos

photos by George Brown

High Desert Opera salutes George Brown, whose photos of past productions have captured amazing moments from our successful shows and have been great additions to the HDO library.

Production photos are available to YOU!

His photos from recent shows, including the benefit concert "Broadway On Main" and our last musical "Guys & Dolls" are wonderful, with dozens to hundreds of snapshots to choose from at incredibly affordable prices.

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