The Glimmerglass Festival

The Glimmerglass Festival Young Artists Program: Assistant Director Application (2012-2013)

This application closed on Monday October 1, 2012.

Thank you for your interest in auditioning for the Young Artists Program at the Glimmerglass Festival.

Members of the Young Artists Program will assist on one mainstage production, and will assist and direct on concert and cabaret programming. Young Artists will also have the privilege of working with 2013 Artists in Residence, Nathan and Julie Gunn.

Applicants for Glimmerglass Festival's Young Artists Program must be fully available to the company from May 28 through August 24, 2013.  Applicants must be United States citizens or have the right to work in the United States.  Non-U.S. citizens must send a photocopy of documentary proof of right to work. (Note: Canadians may gain the right to work by joining the Canadian Federation of Musicians and applying for a P-2 visa. This process is completed AFTER successfully securing a contract with the Glimmerglass Festival and will be done at your own expense.)

2012 Festival
Principal Guest Artists and creative teams have been cast for all 2013 productions. All remaining roles and covers TBD or to be assigned to members of the 2013 YAP.

Richard Wagner
The Flying Dutchman
Performed in German, with English supertitles
Conductor: John Keenan
Director: Francesca Zambello
Dutchman: Ryan McKinny
Senta: Melody Moore
Daland: Peter Volpe
Erik: Jay Hunter Morris
Roles available to YAPs: Mary, Steersman

Frederick Loewe/ Alan Jay Lerner
Performed in English
Conductor: Kevin Stites
Director: Gary Griffin
Arthur: David Pittsinger
Guenevere: Andriana Churchman
Lancelot: Nathan Gunn
Merlyn: TBA
Mordred: TBA
Pellinore: TBA
Roles available to YAPs: Sir Dinadan, Sir Lionel, Sir Sagramore, Various Ensemble roles

Giuseppe Verdi
King for a Day
Performed in a new English translation by Kelley Rourke
Conductor: Joseph Colaneri
Director: Christian Räth
Barone di Kelbar: Jason Hardy
La Rocca: Robert Orth
Marchesa del Poggio: TBA
Roles Available for YAPs: Cavaliere di Belfiore, Giulietta di Kelbar, Edoardo di Sanval, Count Ivrea, Delmonte


Giovanni Battista Pergolesi
Stabat Mater
Performed in Latin with English supertitles
Director: Julia Lange
Conductor: Speranza Scappucci
Soprano Solo: Nadine Sierra
Countertenor Solo: Anthony Roth Costanzo

David Lang
The Little Match Girl Passion
Performed in English
Conductor: David Moody
Director: Francesa Zambello
Roles available to YAPs: Soprano Solo, Mezzo Soprano Solo, Tenor Solo, Bass Solo

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All applications require a $35 non-refundable application fee.
Please note that should you be asked to audition in person, there will be no extra charge for the pianist provided.
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