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Mission

To present and create excellent and innovative performing arts programs for the enrichment, education, and enjoyment of diverse audiences and participants.

In 1966, Catherine Filene Shouse donated the land and funds to build the Filene Center to the US government. Congress designated Wolf Trap Farm as Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts. It has lived up to Shouse’s vision for over 50 years. Learn more

CEO and President Arvind Manocha leads a visionary staff and supportive board on which Daniel A. D'Aniello presides as Chairman. Learn more

The private, non-profit Wolf Trap Foundation and the public National Park Service are partners in a unique marriage of arts and nature. NPS manages the pristine 117-acre park, as well as the grounds and building patrons enjoy when they come to see performances at the Filene Center. The Foundation oversees programming. Learn more
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Wolf Trap Foundation has set one of the highest bars for quality performing arts and education in the country. Its employees are dedicated professionals who work incredibly hard.
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Wolf Trap Education

Nationwide Education Programs

Wolf Trap Foundation reaches children, families, caregivers, and teachers nationwide through our acclaimed arts education programs. In addition, Wolf Trap Opera is a premier residency program for young singers from across the US.

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Wolf Trap Opera

A Place for Opera Lovers

Opera lovers know Wolf Trap has one of the finest residency programs for young singers in the country. Wolf Trap Opera alumni can be found at top opera houses around the world.

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