Lyric is proud to offer opportunities for teenagers to engage with other art-loving young people in Chicago. 

While some of these programs are suspended due to the ongoing health crisis, we invite to explore the full range of programming we typically offer for teenagers.  


EmpowerYouth!: Igniting Creativity through the Arts is a groundbreaking partnership with the Chicago Urban League that immerses high school students in the creation and performance of an original opera.

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Youth Opera Council

Chicagoland high school students with a passion for opera and the performing arts meet regularly at the Lyric Opera House to deepen their knowledge of opera.

  • For grades 9-12
  • Free
  • Application required 


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Lyric Unlimited 2020/21 Programming

Learn more about Lyric Unlimited's 2020/21 virtual program offerings. 

Photos: Kyle Flubacker, Lyric Opera of Chicago