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About Badlands Opera Company

We are a professional opera company located on the beautiful plains of North Dakota. 

Positioned just miles from the badlands in the city of Dickinson, our company is proud to feature local musicians and nationally renowned guest artists. We host classic favorites and world premieres and span the genres of opera and musical theatre.

Board of Directors

Kelsey Rogers
Kelsey Rogers
Artistic Director
Joel Walters
Joel Walters
Marketing Director
Chandra McClelland
Chandra McClelland
HR Director/Grant Specialist
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Beth Hurt
Board Member
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Kristen Haggerott
Board Member
Kayla Kilwein
Kayla Kilwein
Executive Director
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Sonja Tinjum
Secretary
Jesse Kilwein
Jesse Kilwein
Social Media
Laura Walters
Laura Walters
Hospitality & Hosting 
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Jill Ray
Board Member
Badlands Opera Project
is currently seeking a qualified individual to serve
as our board treasurer. 

If that is you, please reach out to share your interest!
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