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CARR-CENTER--OPERA-MODOOpera MODO is a new and exciting opera company in Detroit, Michigan, dedicated to creating opportunities for young and emerging artists. Founded in 2011 in Princeton, New Jersey,  Opera MODO brings opera to the people through intriguing and modern productions of classical to contemporary operas.

Collaborating with local performers and businesses in Detroit, Opera MODO offers an intimate experience to engage audiences through storytelling, musical integrity and innovative process. We support the future of opera by giving young, non-managed, professional singers an opportunity to gain experience. We present opera in an intimate setting allowing the audience to engage with the performers. We specialize in setting standard repertoire in new and imaginative settings, bringing new life to our favorite stories. Our team strives to balance inspiration from the composer through collaborative storytelling to enhance the experience for the audience and performers.

Opera MODO is a registered 501(c)3 non-profit organization.

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311 E. Grand River Ave
Detroit, MI 48226

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627 W Alexandrine St
Detroit, MI 48201

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