Raising funds for a company milestone…


The 2023-2024 school tour of Beauty and the Beast is nearing it’s end! As the tour concludes, we revv up our fundraising for this season’s company milestone – our FIRST EVER purchase of a tour van. The demands of transporting our talented cast, costumes, and set pieces from one school to another are immense. This dependable vehicle has secured our ability to reach communities far and wide, while also easing the logistical and physical burden on our cast – no more loading and unloading monthly rental vans!


This season’s tour will reach about 70,000 students at 150 performances throughout the Upper Midwest. Students from each school with join the professional cast onstage as the opera chorus and in featured speaking roles. By reaching children in their schools, OFTY removes all barriers that stand between students and quality, live music theater. Through our program, we aim to ignite an enthusiasm for opera in children, and most importantly, a deep love for the arts. You can read more about OFTY’s van purchase on the Van Campaign page. Thank you for considering a gift to Opera for the Young in support of our mission.


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