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Announcing MAMMA MIA! for its Winter show

More on our 19th Season

  • High Desert Opera

    Bringing quality opera and musical theater to the Grand Valley

    About us

  • The Wizard of OZ

    Thank you to everyone involved in a show that brought 4 successful performances to Robinson Theatre

    Production recap

  • 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

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  • Production sponsorship

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

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Welcome to High Desert Opera

...where Stars Shine Brighter in the Desert!

High Desert Opera (HDO) is a professional nonprofit musical theater and opera 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.

MAMMA MIA! Here We Go Again

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Reprise production set for New Year's

High Desert Opera is pleased to announce that it will be looking to produce the hit show MAMMA MIA! this Winter for its New Year's Broadway Musical extravaganza.

HDO is monitoring COVID-19 limitations and guidelines in regards to producing a reprise version of the production, which this time around would essentially welcome the troupe's 19th Season.

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Thank you for your support during HDO's fall donor drive

High Desert Opera would like to thank the donors who contributed to its annual Fall Donor Drive during HDO's 18th season. Despite not being able to produce our Annual Broadway Musical production, we received support from "so many generous people."

More on HDO's 2020 donors

Your gift helps keep High Desert Opera going

"We are planning to present a production as soon as circumstances allow, but in the meantime we really want to thank the donors who are keeping us afloat during this difficult time. We want everyone to stay healthy and hopeful for life to be more full and free in 2021"

- Marnie Werner, Executive Director


Want photos from HDO's shows?

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!

Mr. Brown has photos from shows like The Wizard Of OZ, Mamma Mia! and more for "incredibly cheap prices." Email George and get your own professional and memorable images from the show.

• Contact George by Email - photoman534@gmail.com