211 N. Main Street

Las Cruces, NM 88001

The Rio Grande Theatre, originally built in 1926, is a restored  performing arts center in the heart of Downtown Las Cruces. It is the only operating 2-story adobe theater in the country and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The Theatre is owned by the City of Las Cruces and operated by the Doña Ana Arts Council.

Opera Storytellers' Camp

at Rio Grande Theatre

Time: 9:00am     Day: Friday     Doors: 8:30am    

Opera Storytellers Summer Camp is designed for students entering 3rd to 8th grade. 25-30 Students will use elements of opera: libretto writing, music composition and theatrical staging to compose and perform their own musical drama based on the hero's Journey. 

Tuition is $150 per student for the one week camp; partial scholarships are available. Additional information and applications are available by calling 575-523-6403.