This application closed on Tuesday April 18, 2023.
OPERA America’s Performer Development Network is hosting regional auditions in Pittsburgh, PA, on Tues., May 16, 2023.
We will hear singers who are local (living within a 100-mile radius of Pittsburgh). Some audition slots will be reserved for self-managed singers, and some audition slots will be reserved for professionally managed singers.
Singers will register and submit recent video recordings in advance for pre-screening. At the auditions, they will be given 10 minutes of audition time to fill as they wish. In-person audition requirements: One aria no longer than 10 minutes or two or more shorter excerpts totaling no more than 10 minutes. A pianist will be provided for all auditions.
A panel of opera company casting professionals and artist managers will hear the live auditions, including but not limited to:
Eligibility: Min. age 18 years. No upper age limit. Video submissions must be from within the previous six months. Singers will be notified of their audition status by Tuesday, May 2, via YAP Tracker.
All of the artists who apply to audition, whether or not they are accepted for an in-person audition, are invited to a professional development discussion Tuesday evening, May 16, from 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.