Opening night. There is nothing like it. The thrill of being the first to experience a new production. The air buzzes and the excitement builds, the curtain rises and the audience hushes.

The Opening Night Circle is a network of individuals who are ardent contributors to a vibrant, South Australian, live performance culture. Those who come to our opening night performances are passionate supporters of State Opera, never missing a production and showing up when it matters most.

Opening Night Circle members are the first in the know, enjoying insider access to a calendar of year round exclusive events and benefits, including:

  • VIP Opening Night tickets to all State Opera mainstage productions
  • Pre-sale ticket access
  • Exclusive previews and behind the scenes rehearsal viewings
  • Opportunities to meet and mingle with the artists
  • An annual Artistic Director Dinner
  • Invitation to exclusive interstate opera experiences
  • Acknowledgement in all State Opera printed programs
  • Additional entertaining and access benefits throughout the year

Your participation in the Circle solidifies your place amongst our most esteemed supporters. It safeguards the company’s ability to deliver outstanding opera and remain the premier opera company in South Australia.

Funds raised through the Opening Night Circle support one mainstage production each year, with Members receiving VIP hospitality at this production.

To join the Opening Night Circle or for more information, please contact:

Vicky Lekis
Development Manager
P: 0411 625 424
E: [email protected]

Ashlyn Hannam (on leave)
Director of Development
P:  0405 085 262
E:  [email protected]

Requisite $7,500 annual investment of which $6,000 is tax deductible.