From the Annual Gala to private meetings with artists and directors, Chicago Opera Theater hosts exclusive events for its donors and patrons.
COT's 4th Annual Holiday Soirée is took place on Thursday, December 6th 2012 at 6:30pm at The Richard H. Driehaus Museum. Information about our 2013 Holiday Soiree will be coming soon!
Chicago Opera Theater's exciting and unforgettable night of fundraising! The 2013 Gala will be held at City Winery on Thursday, May 16. Please click here for more information and tickets
Meet members of the artistic teams of the year's operas. Get an inside look at the director's thematic vision and designer inspiration, costume renderings, stage models, and lighting designs. This unique first look is available at the Comprimario Circle level ($250+).
Donors beginning at the Understudy Inner Circle level ($500+) have a unique opportunity to dine with directors, conductors and designers of each production prior to the show's final dress rehearsal. Opera Bites is an intimate way to gain further insight and understanding into the artistic vision of each opera's creative team. Each event is hosted in the Harris Theater Donor Room and reservations are required.
Relax, chat with fellow patrons, and enjoy refreshments 45 minutes before each performance and during intermission. A wide array of complimentary hors d'oeuvres is served as well as a bar featuring COT's signature cocktail courtesy of New Amsterdam Gin, the "Operatini." The Donor Room is reserved for members beginning at the Understudy Circle level ($500+).
Artists and friends of COT gather to celebrate the opening night of each show. This festive occasion offers an opportunity to socialize with artists, performers, and orchestra members and commemorate a successful new production. The event is by invitation only and available to members beginning at the Starring Role Circle level ($1,000+).
Meet and Greet
Get exclusive access to the first meet and greet of the cast and creative team of each production in an intimate rehearsal setting. Be the first to interact with artists, directors, conductors, and designers as they begin work on the ground-breaking productions that compose each COT season. Events are by invitation only, stating at the Conductor's Circle level ($5,000+).
If you are interested in helping out with an event, please contact Cornelius Bouknight, Development Associate at email@example.com or 312.704.8420 x 214.