Coming this winter - Mamma Mia!

You can still audition for the show - Schedule your audition

  • Last general audition on Aug. 26th!

    HDO invites you to try out for "Mamma Mia!"

    Learn more

  • High Desert Opera

    Bringing quality opera and musical theater to the Grand Valley

    About us

  • 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!

    More on George Brown

  • 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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  • Community support

    Donors, sponsors, and volunteers help make productions possible

    More on donors

  • Production sponsorship

    You can support a High Desert Opera production and play a part in giving a gift to the community

    Become a sponsor

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

Last general audition on August 26th

HDO is intent on bringing Catherine Johnson's Abba-laced gem of a show to the local theater stage this winter, but is still looking for young male actors to fill principal roles. You are invited to come try out for the show!

Audition 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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