FAQ

  • What should I wear?
    There is no formal dress code for the opera. Generally, audiences on Saturday night (opening night) tend to dress slightly more formal, while audiences on Tuesday and Thursday night come dressed in a variety of formal wear, business attire and casual clothing.
     
  • Where do I park?
    There are several parking lots surrounding the Jubilee Auditorium. There is complimentary parking for all opera patrons at the Jubilee parkade during the 2014/15 season. Please arrive early in order to find a parking spot. 
     
  • Will I understand what is going on?
    Simultaneous English translations are projected above the stage, making it easy to follow the action. Understanding opera has never been easier!
     
  • How accessible is the Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium?
    The Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium is wheelchair accessible and is equipped with special devices for the hearing impaired.
     
  • Can I bring a group of friends to the opera?
    Edmonton Opera has special discounts for groups of 10 or more for Tuesday and Thursday performances. Call the Edmonton Opera box office at 780.429.1000 for more details.
     
  • When should I arrive for the opera?
    We recommend that patrons arrive at least 30 minutes prior to curtain in order to find parking, check coats and get settled. Even better, why not arrive 45 minutes prior to curtain and join us in the lower level Kaasa lobby for entertaining Opera Talks.
     
  • Is the opera suitable for all ages?
    Most operas deal with mature themes. Please contact the Edmonton Opera Box Office at 780.429.1000 for information to help you determine the suitability of each opera for different age groups.