Student Night Out

Student Night Out

Calling All Students!

Sponsored by the Louise Baehr Martin Memorial Fund

Through the generous support of our sponsors, we are able to provide FREE tickets to our fully staged final dress rehearsals to students!

2024 – 2025 Student Night Out Date, Time, and Location

Wednesday. September 25, 2024
7:00 pm

Samson and Delilah in Concert
Wednesday, November 6, 2024
7:00 pm

Elixir of Love
Wednesday, April 2, 2025
7:00 pm

At the Mahalia Jackson Theater, 1419 Basin St, New Orleans, LA 70116.

These open dress rehearsals are free to groups of students and chaperones from schools that secure their tickets on the link below.

We encourage at least one adult for every ten students and students under the age of 14 must be accompanied at all times.

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Ticket Distribution

  • Tickets secured at least seven days prior to the performance will be mailed to the contact and address used at the time of reserving seats.
  • Tickets secured a week prior to the performances will be held at Will Call. Please plan on arriving early to pick up your tickets.


Please direct all inquiries to New Orleans Opera’s Director of Community Partnerships & Education, Dr. Tara A. Melvin, (504) 529-2278 ext. 235.

If you can’t make it to Student Night Out…

No Worries!

New Orleans Opera offers $10.00 Opera tickets for students and they are available at all Mahalia Jackson Theater performances!

Students of all ages are encouraged to take advantage of this very special offer. Full-time college students must present ID with ticket. High School students and younger will not be expected to provide School ID.

Student tickets are available to purchase at the New Orleans Opera Box Office M-F, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM by phone, (504) 529-3000, or anytime online at Use the code STU during checkout.

Student seating is available in all sections at the Mahalia Jackson Theater except for Center Orchestra and Box Seats.

We look forward to seeing you at the Opera!

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