Live in HD:
Ballet, Theatre & Opera

Effective March 14, 2020, OLLI at Eckerd College programs have been cancelled until further notice.

Get ready to be dazzled

Enjoy some of the most creative and talented singers, conductors, composers, musicians, stage directors, designers, visual artists, choreographers, and dancers from around the world through live or recorded HD simulcasts of Bolshoi Ballet in Cinema, National Theatre Live and the Metropolitan Opera: Live HD on the Eckerd College campus. All operas are presented with English subtitles.


Individual tickets

  • $20 OLLI and ASPEC members
  • $25 Non members
  • Groups of five or more, please call 727.864.7600


Auditorium with cushioned seats

The Dan and Mary Miller Auditorium is the perfect venue to appreciate a simulcast program without sound intrusion from adjoining theaters featuring loud blockbusters.

The state-of-the-art Miller Auditorium features:

  • Complete system for the hearing impaired
  • 374 upholstered, cushioned seats
  • 12’ x 26’ projection screen

Best seats in the house

Cameras are carefully positioned throughout the theater to ensure the cinema audiences get the “best seat in the house” view of each production.

Dining and parking

Arrive early. Stay late. Bon Appétit at Eckerd offers several dining options for lunch and dinner before or after each performance. Looking for a warm beverage or light snack? Starbucks® in the James Center for Molecular and Life Sciences is open during the academic year. Dining hours are subject to change. Please call Bon Appétit at 727.864.8411 or visit to confirm.

Free visitor parking is available in designated areas throughout campus. Golf cart shuttle service to the auditorium is accessible in the grass lot across from Lewis House. View campus map.

Do’s and don’ts

We strongly recommend patrons bring a light jacket or sweater and ask everyone not to smoke in any area of the building and not to use photographic or recording equipment during the simulcast.


Metropolitan Opera: HD Live, National Theatre Live and Bolshoi Ballet in Cinema at Eckerd College are generously sponsored by Westminster Communities of Florida and WUSF Public Media.

Westminster Communities of Florida
WUSF Public Media