Central City Opera

2023 Bonfils-Stanton Foundation Apprentice and Studio Artists Training Program Application

This application closed on Friday October 28, 2022.

Central City Opera's 2023 season features Gounod's Romeo et Juliette,

Porter's Kiss Me Kate, and Rossini's Otello.


Audition Dates

Denver: November 12, 2022

Baton Rouge/LSU: November 20, 2022

Chicago: November 27-28, 2022

New York: November 30, December 1-4, 2022

Central City Opera is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, genetic data or any other legally protected status.

Please contact Jenna Abbott at housemanager@centralcityopera.org with any questions regarding this application. For technical help, please contact help@yaptracker.com.

Personal Information

MM/DD/YYYY Format; Age limit for the program is 33 years.

Contact Information

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Educational and Training Background

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Audition Details

Maximum number of selections permitted: 5
If appropriate, one should be from the 2023 repertoire. You should also have a musical theatre piece ready. Major understudies and minor roles in Romeo et Juliette, Kiss Me Kate and Otello will be cast from these auditions. Number of selections required: 4.
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Media Requirements

Applicants may submit submit two (2) separate videos of recorded arias (not songs or oratorio). All videos submitted should be a clear and current representation of you. Please use the following guidelines for your video submissions:

  • Videos should be recorded within the past three (3) months. Please mark each submission with the date it was recorded or announce it verbally before you begin singing;
  • Videos should be accompanied by a pianist or piano track (orchestral track or concert setting also works);
    Each recording should be performed in one “take” without stopping. Do not combine multiple recording sessions together;
  • Do not use audio enhancements, effects or editing (except for basic combining of piano/vocal tracks);
  • Arias submitted should be in contrasting styles and different languages (one English piece is recommended).

*Not required for in-person auditions. Maximum number of selections permitted: 3

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Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination

Number of documents required: 1.
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Non-US Citizens Only

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Program Details

Releases during the period of May 23 - August 6, 2023 will not be granted. Central City Opera's Bonfils-Stanton Foundation Apprentice and Studio Artists Training Programs are limited to citizens of the United States and non-citizens with appropriate requisite working/training visas. According to our agreement with AGMA, Studio Artists may NOT be AGMA members, current or past.

Additional Details

This information is for data purposes only and will not be used in the awarding of auditions or contracts. For more information on the categories below, please visit appendix 4 on the following page: https://eeocdata.org/eeo1/howto/instructionbooklet
Please include style of dance, training/experience and length of training.