Opera Nuova

Opera NUOVA - 2022 Young Artist Program for Singers

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Deadline(s):
Received By Sat Nov 06, 2021

FOR SINGERS

A complete application package for Singers will include:

  • A fully completed YAP Tracker application form.
  • A web resolution headshot with a maximum filesize of 2 MB
  • A current one page résumé or CV. (Please be sure to list any and all union affiliations.)
  • A bio for promotional purposes (100 words)
  • A 250-word statement on why you have chosen NUOVA’s programs and what you are wanting to accomplish with further intensive training.

TWO references are required for a first-time applicant. Only one reference is required for returning 2022 participants.  One reference should come from the applicant’s main instructor. A second may be provided by a voice coach, conductor, opera stage director, general director or other artistic professional.

TEN-DAY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM

  1. One aria or music theatre solo
  2. One contrasting art song  (any language or style is acceptable)

FIVE-WEEK APPRENTICE PROGRAM 

  1. One art song  (any language or style is acceptable)
  2. One contrasting aria of your choice

SIX-WEEK OPERATIC EMERGING ARTIST PROGRAM

  1. One Italian aria
  2. One non-Italian aria or art song representing another language (Please provide contrasting styles and tempi. No Oratorio.)
  3. One English aria, music theatre, or operetta selection

6-WEEK INTENSIVE MUSIC THEATRE AUDITIONS

One song from each of the following eras:

  1. The Golden Age (1943-1965)(Composers such as Rodgers and Hammerstein, Lerner and Loewe, Bock and Harnick, etc.)
  2. Contemporary Musical Theatre repertoire (any song written after 2000)
    (Composers such as Kander and Ebb, Schwartz, Finn, Guettel, Pasek & Paul, etc.)
  3. A 2-minute monologue (Classical or contemporary)

Applications received after the deadline will be accepted, but opportunities for role placements may be limited. 

Please contact Kim Mattice Wanat at admin@operanuova.ca with any questions regarding this application. For technical help, please contact help@yaptracker.com.

eg. Equity, ACTRA, CFM, etc.
*Please Note: If you are not a Canadian Citizen, in order to be eligible for application you must be presently studying at, or completed studies at, a Canadian university or college.
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Once you have submitted your application, you will recieve a confirmation email with a link to the reference form which you can forward to your references.
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Why have you selected NUOVA's programs and what are your goals? Number of documents required: 1.
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TWO references are required for a first-time applicant. Only one reference is required for returning 2022 participants. One reference should be the applicant’s main instructor. A second may be a voice coach, conductor, opera stage director, general director or other artistic professional. No letters are currently required: please include contact information below. Minimum number of selections permitted: 1. Maximum number of selections permitted: 2
Selection 1
Selection 2

All auditions this year will be virtual. Please see requirements based on the program of interest. Minimum number of selections permitted: 2. Maximum number of selections permitted: 3

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If applying for a scholarship or bursary, include all fully completed items described on the Scholarship / Bursary application form located here (you will need to create a Letter of Rationale and Budget). Maximum number of documents permitted: 3
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