OPERA & ART SONG COMPANIES
Chicago Folks OperettaA non-profit theater company devoted to the nurturing of live operetta through articulate and dynamic productions.
Chicago Fringe OperaOur mission is to feature the best Chicago talent: singers, instrumentalists, designers, directors. All Chicago, all the time.
Chicago Opera TheaterExpanding the tradition of opera as a living art form by engaging lovers of music and storytelling through innovative experiences.
Forte ChicagoUsing comedy, spectacle, and improvisation to push the boundaries of operatic entertainment and unleash the power of the female voice.
Haymarket Opera CompanyThe most active early opera company in the US, enriching the musical community of Chicago with performances of 17th- and 18th-century music.
Lynx Project"An art song organization connecting communities through innovative song programming and educational initiatives"
Music Theatre WorksProducing and presenting various forms of musical theater from a variety of world traditions.
New Brew ChicagoAn offshoot of Opera on Tap Chicago dedicated to performing the works of living composers, written since the year 2000.
New Moon Opera CompanyNew Moon Opera is dedicated to presenting opera in a fun and accessible way while encouraging talented local artists, especially women.
NON:op Open Opera WorksNON:op Open Opera Works creates, produces and presents site-adaptive, intermedia works that expand the common conception of opera.
Opera for the YoungOpera for the Young brings live, professional opera to elementary school audiences.
Opera on Tap ChicagoThe Chicago chapter of the nationwide non-profit devoted to making opera more accessible by taking it out of the concert halls and into your favorite bars.
Petite Opera ProductionsMaking opera approachable and fun, saving opera heroines from certain death through comic intervention, and converting a new generation of opera patrons.
South Shore Opera Company of ChicagoCommitted to making opera and musical theater accessible to under served communities on the South Side and elsewhere.
The Floating Opera CompanyFloCo performs operas ranging from classical to contemporary, typically in non-traditional venues with novel production concepts.
The Gilbert & Sullivan Opera CompanyProducing one G&S operetta each year, with full orchestra, costumes and sets.
Third Eye Theatre EnsemblePresenting quality productions of obscure operatic works, inspiring conversation and advocating for human rights and social justice.
Thompson Street Opera CompanyA contemporary opera company exclusively producing works in English by living composers.
Transgressive Theatre-OperaProducing operas and plays with combined casts of professional singers and actors.