Muddy River Opera Company
Part of the Company's mission is to educate local grade school students about opera through MROC Educational Outreach tours. Overseen by an MROC director, casts from the opera workshops of Culver-Stockton College, John Wood Community College, and Quincy University tour in Quincy, Adams, Pike Counties and Missouri with children’s operas of high-quality music but appropriate story level. Past productions include: The Mini Magic Flute, Alice in Opera Land, Noye's Fludde, How Nanita Learned to Make Flan, Hansel and Gretel, and Jack and the Beanstalk as well as Chanticleer and Little Red Riding Hood. Our educational outreach performances provide educational experiences for young people in classrooms, community-based organizations, libraries and auditoriums, as well as supporting the professional development of the professionals and collegiate students who work with them.