Welcome to Act IWelcome to Act I

Act I

Welcome to Act I, Opera Grand Rapids’ young professional’s group and a place for you to connect with others about culture, not work. Throughout the year, Act I members enjoy ticket discounts to Opera Grand Rapids performances as well as invitations to exclusive Act I member events.

For $10/Month, ACT I Members get:

  • 2 Tickets to 2 Main stage productions
  • 2 Tickets to 2 Explore Opera productions
  • Invites to ACT I exclusive events
  • 15% discounts on tickets to additional productions

QUESTIONS? Contact Lexi Galla at agalla@operagr.org or 616-451-2741


UPCOMING EVENTS

New Year's Eve Gothic Circus

New Year’s Eve: Gothic Circus

December 31, 2022
Betty Van Andel Opera Center

Step right up to the Betty Van Andel Opera Center on New Year’s Eve! Clown around and welcome in 2023 at our gothic circus.

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Act I: Happy Hour at Long Road Distillery

Happy Hour at Long Road Distillery

January 19, 2023
Long Road Distillery

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Act I: Brunch at Matchbox Diner and Drinks and Last American Hammer

Brunch at Matchbox Diner and Drinks and Last American Hammer

February 19, 2023
Matchbox Diner & Drinks and Irwin Seating Company

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Act I: Opera is Lit

Opera is Lit

March 23, 2023
Betty Van Andel Opera Center

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VanderLaan Prize

2023 VanderLaan Prize

April 1, 2023
Betty Van Andel Opera Center

Opera Grand Rapids is proud to announce the 2022/23 VanderLaan Prize, formerly known as the Collegiate Vocal Competition. The 18th annual VanderLaan Prize is an opportunity for college-level voice students to compete for cash prizes and receive feedback from adjudicators who themselves are acclaimed opera artists.

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Act I: GRAM Free Admission Day

GRAM Free Admission Day

April 20, 2023
Grand Rapids Art Museum

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Act I: Pre-Opera Dinner at The Friesian and Aida

Pre-Opera Dinner at The Friesian and Aida

May 5, 2023
The Friesian and DeVos Performance Hall

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Act I: Festival of the Arts

Festival of the Arts

June 2, 2023
Downtown Grand Rapids

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Act I: End of Year Potluck at Millennium Park

End of Year Potluck at Millennium Park

June 18, 2023
Millennium Park

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