A field trip unlike any other!

Give students in grades 6–12 an unparalleled arts experience: world-class opera and musical theater at Chicago’s historic Lyric Opera House.

Contact Group Sales at 312.827.5720 or at groupsales@lyricopera.org for more information.

Stay tuned for the upcoming season's Performances for Students offerings

CPS Dress Rehearsals

Free dress rehearsal passes for CPS students

Passes are limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. 


Opera Prep Class

Request a Lyric teaching artist to visit your classroom and engage your students with the important themes, musical highlights, and production elements of the opera. Stay tuned for the upcoming season's Opera Prep Class offerings. 

Cost: $175 per 45-minute presentation

Teacher Resources

Supplement your visit to Lyric with our Teacher Resources. Explore musical highlights, exclusive behind-the-scenes footage, author biographies, and more!

Major Lyric Unlimited support provided by the Nancy W. Knowles Student and Family Performances Fund. Performances for Students are supported by Paul M. Angell Family Foundation, Mrs. James S. Aagaard, an Anonymous Donor, the John and Rosemary Brown Family Foundation, Dan J. Epstein, Judy Guitelman, and the Dan J. Epstein Family Foundation, Shirley and Benjamin Gould Endowment Fund, Dan and Caroline Grossman, James and Brenda Grusecki, John Hart and Carol Prins, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Drs. Funmi and Sola Olopade, Matt and Carrie Parr/ PJT Partners, the Dr. Scholl Foundation, and the Segal Family Foundation.

Lyric Unlimited Chicago Public Schools Bus Scholarships are supported by the U.S. Bank Foundation.