Michigan Opera Theatre offers free opera and dance talks prior to each performance. Noted experts provide background and important information on what you will see on stage, enhancing your performance experience! Dance Talks, held one hour prior to each performance, provide an insightful and entertaining preview of the dance company and works performed on stage. Hosted by Director of Dance Carol Halsted, the free talks usually include a member of the performing dance company or company representative. Dance Talks will help dance patrons gain a better understanding of the works being performed, choreography and the dance company.