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Welcome to the Fairmont Opera House!

Thank you for dropping by our online lobby. Make yourself at home as you explore the website for our historic performing and visual arts venue.

This site is easy to navigate. Just click on the links to the left to find out about

  • The history of this building, which dates back to 1901
  • Visit our photo gallery link for updated photos of the recent renovation and ongoing events
  • Find out about how you may contribute to help maintain the Fairmont Opera House and sustain our programming
  • Under the performances link you'll find out all about the performers for our upcoming 2010-2011 Subscription Series, and be able to click the online link to their websites for a full-sound view of their talent. Ticket information also is detailed at the performances link.
  • Check out our calendar link to find out what's happening at the house, beyond the subscription series, on a daily basis throughout the year
  • Sound, lighting and stage information for performers is detailed under Tech Specs.
  • Using the contact link, you may contact the Opera Staff via email. Our phone number and mailing address also are listed there.
  • View the FOH Board of Directors here.

Enjoy your web tour of — your — Fairmont Opera House. Better yet, come visit us in person and make the FOH experience a part of your life!

What's Up at FOH?

Join our Key Grip Club!

Anyone who has watched movie credits has seen the title “Key Grip.” Key Grips are the heavy lifters behind any movie or stage set. The Opera House is looking for a few volunteer key grips.

The Key Grip Club will complement the important work done by the FOH Stagehands group. We are looking for a core group of about a dozen dedicated volunteers who don't mind a little heavy lifting. (And the more lifters, the easier the lift!).

The Key Grip Club will aid in such ongoing efforts as loading in and out equipment for our subscription series and theatre performances, erecting stage risers when required, helping maintain stage apparatus (raising and lowering curtains, cyclorama, movie screen, etc.), painting the stage and general FOH upkeep.

The Key Grip Club is a great way to become involved at FOH, make friends and do some great things for your community. Oh, and did we mention the T-shirts?

Fairmont Opera House would like to thank all the volunteers who have dedicated themselves to the success of our efforts for the past year. FOH couldn't exist without you!


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Gift certificates for shows are available
  • Opera House souvenirs are available year-round and can be purchased in the lower level at the Fairmont Opera House performances.

  • A Subscription Series makes a great gift for an office group.

  • The Fairmont Opera House is available for rental, call (507) 238-4900 for details.
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