The Glimmerglass Festival

2011-12 Glimmerglass Festival Young Artists Program (Assistant Director Application)

This application closed on Friday October 7, 2011.

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

Each Young Artist assistant director 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 2012 Artist in Residence, Eric Owens.

Applicants for Glimmerglass Festival's Young Artists Program must be fully available to the company from May 29 through August 25, 2012.  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.

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

Verdi / Ghislanzoni
Conductor: Nader Abbassi
Director: Francesca Zambello
Aida: Michelle Johnson
Amonasro: Eric Owens
Amneris: Daveda Karanas

Willson / Willson & Lacey
John DeMain
Director: Marcia Milgrom Dodge
Harold Hill: Dwayne Croft
Marian Paroo:
Elizabeth Futral

Lully / Quinault
Conductor: David Fallis
Director: Marshall Pynkoski
Choreographer: Jeannette Lajeunesse Zingg
Peggy Kriha Dye
Colin Ainsworth

Weill / Anderson
John DeMain
Tazewell Thompson
Stephen Kumalo: Eric Owens
The Leader: Sean Panikkar

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Personal Information

The program is limited to citizens of the United States and aliens holding permanent resident status
Please check all that apply Maximum number of selections permitted: 5

Contact Information

Selected Directing Experience

Selected Assistant Directing Experience

Additional Skills

Dance Experience

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Payment Details

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.
Please note: all application fees are non-refundable.