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City Opera House Spartan Community Volunteer

Hosted by Grand Traverse Area Spartans.

  • Alumni Club/Affinity Group
  • In-Person
  • Community Development
5 of 25 volunteers have pledged their time


Project Description

The City Opera House, in downtown Traverse City, is a principal partner with the Wharton Center for Performing Arts, on the East Lansing campus of Michigan State University.

Grand Traverse Area Spartan alumni and friends are invited to volunteer their time and talent by helping to promote and nurture the City Opera House as a regional hub for connecting young people, area adults, and visitors to the arts and each other. It is a wonderful way for Spartans to give back to our community, make new friends, enrich the lives of others, get involved in downtown Traverse City, and sustain the arts in the region at this beautiful 1891 historic venue. 

Volunteer opportunities are ongoing.

Volunteers provide a valued service for the City Opera House in a variety of roles, including ushering at performances, taking tickets at events, helping in the box office, archiving historical and event records, and more! Have questions or need more information of any kind, contact Diana Baribeau at (231) 941-8082 ext. 202.

If you would like to become a City Opera House community volunteer, please take a few minutes to: 1) register here and; 2) complete an application using the link in the community partner accommodations section below.

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Community Partner - City Opera House

City Opera House Accommodations

  • Additional registration or documentation required:
    Review "Explore Volunteering" details and complete our online volunteer application using the link above. Have questions or need more information, contact Diana Baribeau at (231) 941-8082 ext. 202

About City Opera House

The City Opera House is proud to collaborate with Michigan State University's renowned Wharton Center for Performing Arts to present the Performing Arts and LIVE at the Opera House series downtown Traverse City.

Today, the City Opera House is a destination attraction for quality arts and cultural entertainment, arts education, and public and private gatherings. Community-sponsored events, including the National Writers Series, the Traverse City Film Festival, conferences, weddings, proms, family reunions are scheduled in this historic venue,  The 680-seat theater’s functional design provides the flexibility to clear the main floor of seating for large gatherings. Unparalleled Victorian charm, superior acoustic quality, and an accessible location all add up to a unique public environment in downtown Traverse City.


Project Date

Dec. 31, 2022

Project Locations and Shifts

City Opera House
106 E Front St
Traverse City, MI 49686
  • 8 a.m. - 10 p.m.
    (20 spots available)

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