Soprano Ava Pine (Marie) with soldier ch

About Us

Mission.

The mission of Fort Worth Opera is to enrich people's lives with performances and programs that educate, entertain, inspire, and expand the horizons of current and future audiences.

Values.

Fort Worth Opera is committed to maintaining the highest possible standards of equality; to embracing diversity, giving voice to qualified people of all genders, races, and orientations, on and off the stage; and to transmitting to people of all ages the highest possible standards of fundamental human decency and a civil society.

Purpose.

Fort Worth Opera is committed to producing opera of the highest possible artistic quality and integrity; to identifying and training talented young American singers; to serving as a crucible for creating new American operas; to joining forces with other arts organizations in significant collaborations; and to stimulating curiosity and creativity in people of all ages through its Education Program.

 

Vision.

Our vision is to bring the communities of Fort Worth and North Texas closer together through inclusive musical experience, to cultivate young singers into the next generation of opera stars, and to be a world-renowned venue for new and innovative operatic works. We seek to bring the world of opera to Fort Worth and represent Fort Worth to the opera world.

OUR OFFICES

Fort Worth Opera Customer Service, Box Office, and administrative offices are in Tindall Square.

 

505 Pecan Street, Suite 100
Fort Worth, Texas 76102

HOURS OF OPERATION

Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Hours subject to change during holiday and Festival seasons.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Phone: 817.731.0726
Toll Free: 877.396.7372
Fax: 817.731.0835

Email: BoxOffice@fwopera.org

Leadership

Afton Battle

General Director

Joe Illick

Artistic Director

Development

Paulina Magdaleno

Audience Development and Special Events Manager

Beth Getchell

Institutional Giving Officer

Nikki Washington

Development and Production Administrative Coordinator

Sophie Claytor

Development Assistant

Education

Sheran Goodspeed Keyton

Manager of Education and Community Engagement

Charlene Lotz DMA

Head of Music & Music Director for Children's Opera Theatre

Meredith Browning

Educational Outreach Assistant

Finance

Faye Falconnier

Accounting Manager

Mary Goosens

CFO

Marketing

Ryan Lathan

Manager of Marketing and Communications

Chris Robinson

Advertising Manager

Collins Osei

Systems Administrator

Aaron Noble

Digital Marketing Officer

Production

Alfrelynn Roberts

Chorus Master

Chad R. Jung

Resident Designer