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USD Opera Presents Johann Strauss' Die Fledermaus

Die Fledermaus Two showings of Johann Strauss’ comedy Die Fledermaus will occur at Aalfs Auditorium in Slagle Hall April 29-30.

VERMILLION, S.D. – The University of South Dakota Opera will present Johann Strauss’ comedy Die Fledermaus at the Aalfs Auditorium in Slagle Hall April 29-30.

“It is a pleasure to work with such a talented cast, orchestra and production team on such a fun show,” said Tracelyn Gesteland, USD professor of music and stage director of the performance. “We are enjoying the rehearsal process and are looking forward to sharing this work with audiences.”

The first showing is Saturday, April 29, at 7:30 p.m. and concludes Sunday, April 30, at 3 p.m. The opera will be sung in English with supertitles. Tickets will be available at the door. $12 for adults, $6 for college/high school students with an ID and $5 for children 12 and under.

If you are a person with a disability and need a special accommodation to fully participate, please contact Disability Services at 605-677-6389 48 hours before the event.


Founded in 1862 and the first university in the Dakotas, the University of South Dakota is the only public liberal arts university in the state, with 202 undergraduate and 84 graduate programs in the College of Arts & Sciences, School of Education, Knudson School of Law, Sanford School of Medicine, School of Health Sciences, Beacom School of Business and College of Fine Arts. With an enrollment of nearly 10,000 students and more than 400 faculty, USD has a 16:1 student/faculty ratio, and it ranks among the best in academics and affordability. USD’s 18 athletic programs compete at the NCAA Division I level.


Hanna DeLange
USD News