COVID-19 UPDATE: We are currently only able to offer limited online programs. Check our current opera programs and subscribe for updates. To learn more about the thoughtful and deliberate decisions to reopen spaces on campus and advance artists and leaders, please visit our COVID-19 Update page or reach out to registrars_office@banffcentre.ca.

Opera at Banff Centre is a performance-based, collaborative training experience for emerging opera professionals that truly challenges the conventions of opera performance, production, and design. The focus is to develop young opera professionals with the skills and experience to take them to the next level of their careers and beyond.

The Opera in the 21st Century program is made possible through the generous support of the David Spencer Endowment Encouragement Fund.

Opera in the 21st Century brings to life a vision of how our field can and should look: collaborative, adventurous, and thrilling. My time at Banff Centre clarified my artistic vision and provided me with a clear path forward in my career aspirations.

Austin Lewellen, Opera in the 21st Century, 2019

Contact Us

For questions about the department and what we offer, please contact:

Email: arts_info@banffcentre.ca
Phone: 403.762.610