Looking for A shop foreman to join our team.

Do you like playing with tools, wood, sets, organizing, etc. You might be just right for us, the Lake Benton Opera House Board of Directors is looking to create a year round shop foreman position. There may be a small stipend for taking up this role, please contacts us for further details, etc.

contact us at: LakeBetntonOperaHouse@gmail.com

Looking for Volunteers for Strike This Sunday (8/6)

Love the Opera House? Want to get involved? The Lake Benton Opera House is looking for volunteers to help strike the set, put away props, costumes, clean up, etc. If you would like to help, please stop by around 5:30-6 this Sunday, and we will happily put you to work!


If you have any question please contact us at LakeBentonOperaHouse@gmail.com

Auditions (Cast and Crew) – Beauty and The Beast

Auditions Dates:

June 4 at 1:00. June 6 at 7:00

If you have questions, or cannot make auditions, please contact director Mark Wilmes, before audition dates, markwilmes@gmail.com

We also need help in several other areas behind the scenes

such as

  • Spot light operators
  • Fly system operators
  • Set builders
  • props
  • backstage hands
  • lighting/sound assistance
  • costuming assistance
  • Orchestra
  • Many other positions.
  • Advertising
  • graphic design

if you are interested in help backstage, please email us at LakeBentonOperaHouse@gmail.com, or attend an audition date.




Format Aside

The Lake Benton Opera House is looking for options for rental of “Beauty and the Beast” costumes. Please share this with someone who may have options. We would like to keep it local to the region for a first option.

2017 Season Tickets Available

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Season tickets can be acquired by calling 507-368-4620 (from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. only please) or e-mail lakebentonoperahouse@gmail.com

Nov 18th, Show Cancelled

Due to winter storms, and uncertain driving conditions, tonight’s performance of A Christmas Carol, has regretfully been cancelled. We apologize for any inconveniences this may have caused, feel free to contact us with any concerns.