free events

Join us as the Gimmerglass artists and crew present exciting new programs, discussions and behind-the-scenes peeks at our productions. Check our calendar for dates, times and locations.


One hour prior to each performance, join our expert music staff in the Preview Pavilion for a free, insightful exploration of the work you're about to experience. Free; no reservation required.

Backstage Tours 

Meet at the front of the theater at 11:00 .m. for a free, one-hour backstage tour on double-performance Saturdays; see the Glimmerglass campus and take a behind-the-scenes look at how each production comes together. Free; no reservation required.

Production Changeovers 

On double-performance Saturdays, stay to watch our skilled production crews race the clock to change the stage scenery and lighting for the evening's performance. Free; no reservation required.

art around campus

2015 will see our most ambitious campus artwork yet. Troy Hourie, set designer for The Magic Flute, will create a three-part modern landscape installation, offering distinct spaces for both sharing stories and quiet personal reflection.


Remain in the theater after many performances for special Q&A sessions with the cast and creative teams. Free; no reservation required.