Royal Opera House

Jette Parker Young Artists Programme: STAGE DIRECTOR Applications 2019-2021

This application closed on Sunday November 18, 2018.

Please note: this application is for STAGE DIRECTORS ONLY. Do not use this form to apply if you are singer. The form for SINGERS can be found here.

Please contact The Auditions Coordinator at with any questions regarding this application. For technical help, please contact

Personal Information

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Supporting material

Please include a covering letter explaining why you want to join the Programme. Number of documents required: 1.
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Please indicate whether you will be sending any supporting material by post to the Auditions Coordinator at Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London WC2E 9DD. Such materials could include, but is not limited to, programmes, posters, portfolios, DVDs, reviews or photos of productions staged by the applicant.
These should be from music or theatre professionals, but not your regular (or any previous) teacher. Number of selections required: 2.
Selection 1
Selection 2
Two letters of recommendation must be received by the deadline of Sunday 18 November 2018 or the application will be rejected. It is the applicant’s responsibility to contact their referees in plenty of time to ensure they are happy to provide a reference and are able to do so by the deadline. If any of the original referees has not responded a week before the deadline, it is recommended that applicants contact others so that their application can still be completed in time. At this stage, the applicant may add details of up to two further referees to ensure that at least two references are received by the deadline.

Click here for the FAQ for how the online recommendation process works. If you need instructions on how to resend a recommendation request, click here.

Some companies choose to only allow the online submission option. That is the case with this program: you will not be able to upload a pre-written letter. The recommender MUST use the online form to submit their recommendation.

Minimum number permitted: 2. Maximum number permitted: 4 Allowed method(s): Online.

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Equal opportunities monitoring

Number of documents required: 1.
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The Royal Opera House is required under the terms of its funding from the Arts Council of England (ACE) to keep records of, and monitor, the diversity of its workforce. You are therefore asked to complete the following questions. This information is completely confidential and used only for statistical purposes. It is not part of the selection process and will be separated from the application before it is considered by the selection/audition panel.
PLEASE NOTE: You must enter your date of birth in DD/MM/YYYY format.
In accordance with the Disability Discrimination Act 1995, a disability is considered to be a physical or mental impairment which has a substantial and long term adverse effect on your ability to carry out normal day to day activities and you think might disadvantage you in obtaining or keeping employment for which otherwise you would be suitable, even though you might have overcome any such disability.
Please check through your application carefully to ensure that all required elements are complete. It is the applicant’s responsibility to check their application status regularly to ensure that it is complete before the deadline. A completed application, including two references, must be received by the deadline of 18 November or the application will be rejected. The Programme will not chase missing elements of an application.

Payment Details

There is no application fee for the Programme, however there is a one-off administrative charge of $5 (USD) to submit your application.
Please note: all application fees are non-refundable.