Georgia State University Opera Theater, under the direction of Dr. JJ Hudson, provides students with the information, skills, and performance opportunities inline with today’s competitive and exciting world of opera. Students in Opera Theater receive the training to become both independent artists and thoughtful collaborators. Students learn and practice their performance skills in a positive and supportive classroom and rehearsal environment. Each year, GSU Opera Theater produces two fully staged opera productions as well as other performance opportunities. Georgia State University is also home to the nationally acclaimed Harrower Summer Opera Workshop.