The mission of the Cedar Rapids Opera Theatre is to advance opera as a vital, living American art form and to develop the artists who create it, as well as the audience that appreciates and supports it.
Artistic – to maintain high musical and theatrical standards and provide an adventurous repertoire with a wide range of opera from historic works to contemporary American works.
Educational – to provide broad exposure and a rich experience for adults and youth in concert with our artistic endeavors.
Audience – to deepen our audience penetration and broaden our audience reach.
Continuity – to insure delivery of high quality services and continued financial viability.