Chautauqua Opera

Chautauqua Opera 2018 Season Young Artist Program

This application closed on Thursday September 7, 2017.

Please note that there are rolling deadlines for our auditions this year:

Columbus, OH - September 28 & 30; application deadline August 14
New York, NY (1st of 2) - October 12, 13, 14, & 15; application deadline August 24
New Orleans, LA - October 18, 20, & 21 AND New York, NY (2nd of 2) - October 28 & 29; application deadline September 7


Please note the due dates for each location. We strongly recommend submitting your application materials as early as possible and choosing the widest possible array of prospective  audition dates. Any singer applying before August 14th may apply to be considered for an audition in any of our audition locations; after August 14th, applicants will no longer be able to choose Columbus, OH as an option. Similarly, applicants applying before August 24th may apply for the New Orleans auditions and both sections (A & B) of the New York dates; after August 24th, applicants will only be able to apply to be considered during section B of the New York dates and New Orleans. 

Please contact Sara Noble at with any questions regarding this application. For technical help, please contact

Personal Information

Please note: the Chautauqua Opera Company can NOT provide a visa for non-US citizens. You must already have a work or student visa, valid through the program's duration, in order to be considered for this program.

Contact Information

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Education and Training

**Please indicate dates and whether or not the contract was an AGMA apprenticeship Maximum number of selections permitted: 4
Selection 1
Selection 2
Selection 3
Selection 4

Audition Details

Please choose at least one audition block for which you are available.
If any of the selected audition locations are particularly convenient for you, please let us know. If all selected locations are equally convenient, please write "NA."

Other Requirements

For US citizens, a copy of your passport photo page or birth certificate will suffice; for foreign nationals, please provide a copy of your visa. Number of documents required: 1.
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Please provide passport photo page, driver's license, or other government issued photo ID with birth-date. Number of documents required: 1.
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One in English (oratorio accepted, musical theater not accepted), one in a foreign language. Number of selections required: 2.
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Payment Details

Please note: all application fees are non-refundable.