Welcome to the Monticello Opera House. Our organization is a private, self-supporting, 501(c)3, non-profit corporation. Our historic, two-story facility, built in 1890, includes a large banquet hall on the ground floor, which is perfect for weddings, meetings or receptions, a 311 seat theater on the second floor, and a picturesque garden area. We produce year-round entertainment including a variety of concerts, plays, musicals, dinner theater, children's theater, and other events. We are home to two local community theater groups: the Opera House Stage Company and the Monticello Acting and Dance Company. The Opera House is also a popular venue for weddings, parties, conferences, and other events. 
Our building serves as a civic center for all of Jefferson County. Glad you are here!

Please visit our How To Help page for ways to become involved or to donate!

Educational Opportunities

Acting for Adults: Intro to Acting

Always wanted to try acting but haven’t had the opportunity— or maybe the courage? This class is a gentle, hands-on introduction to acting. Learn the jargon, apply techniques, explore and enjoy acting on stage. How far you’ll go is up to you.  Brave just that first step on stage or challenge yourself to expand your abilities.

Instructor, Barbie Nettles is a local actor/director with experience in stage and film locally and in Los Angeles. Classes will meet once a week on Saturdays from 2:00-5:00 at the Monticello Opera House. Tuition is $150 for this eight week class which includes a $25 deposit to secure your spot. Payments should be made to the Monticello Opera House.  Classes will begin when participants (8-12 per session) have registered. Be sure to inform us of date conflicts you may have with the class schedule. The Opera House is located on the courthouse circle at 185 West Washington Street, Monticello, Florida.

Questions? Email Barbie with your questions and phone number to InfiniteTalent@hotmail.com. She’ll be happy to give you a call.

Interested in another class? Let us know your interests. Classes are available in:

•Scene Study, 

•Performance Workshop,

•Auditioning for Stage or Screen, 

•Set Design, and

•Stage Directing.

These will be offered upon request.

Classes for self-motivated young actors may also be offered.



The Monticello Opera House would like to thank each of our season sponsors for their generous and continued support.










Curt and Beth Blair

The Monticello Opera House is sponsored in part by the State of Florida, Department of State,

Division of Cultural Affairs and the Florida Council on Arts and Culture.

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