This 2018/19 performance year will mark the 5th Season for Chicago Fringe Opera!

Help us celebrate!



Chicago Fringe Opera is launching our 5 FOR 5 CAMPAIGN, an effort to raise $5,000 in celebration of five years championing:

  • Dynamic vocal works written for English
  • Engagement with the Chicago community
  • Supporting local performers, designers and musicians
  • Chicago and regional premieres along with contemporary favorites
  • World premieres – like last season’s The Great God Pan by Chicago composer Ross Crean
  • Innovative productions in intimate spaces
  • Engaging and immersive experiences



With your support, we can realize our vision for the future of Chicago Fringe Opera.

Please consider a contribution today towards our 5 FOR 5 CAMPAIGN!

Our Vision

Chicago Fringe Opera is on the forefront of producing of contemporary vocal music written in English in the city of Chicago.

Chicago Fringe's Focus: Presenting new and contemporary vocal works written in English. Engaging with the Chicago community in intimate and accessible play spaces with visceral performance experiences. Empowering local talent – artists, musicians, directors, designers

Our Values

Artistic integrity
Musical excellence
Community engagement

Learn more about our board and the donors who make Chicago Fringe Opera possible.

Board Members Donors

Chicago Fringe Opera is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit.

Chicago Fringe Opera is grateful for the incredible generosity and support of our audiences and donors. All donations are tax-deductible.

With your help, we can accomplish anything. Make a donation today.