Vulcan Lyric

Vulcan Lyric (formerly Center City Opera Theater) Summer Young Artist Program

This application closed on Monday June 8, 2015.

Vulcan Lyric (formerly the Center City Opera Theater) has gained an international reputation for its commitment to develop new work, new audiences and new artists. Its Young Artist Program is central to its activities, and the focus of our Young Artist Program is on performance opportunities as well as advanced training oppportunities. All participants will sing roles in our productions, as well as have opportunities to perform in our outreach programs, and new works mini-festival.

This summer's festival runs July 6 to August 16, 2015

A premium is placed on performers who can communicate both through their singing, acting and communication abilities. All artists will have the opportunity to work with regional and nationally recognized conductors, coaches and directors during their time in Philadelphia.

Vulcan Lyric's summer festival includes the the world premiere of Jeff Myer's & Royce Vavrek's Maren of Vardo:Satan's Bride, Cipullo's Glory Denied, a new Musical Theater show, and Catans's La hija de Rappaccini, plus our First Look mini-festival performances of upcoming new works.

The cost for this summer's six-week program is $1000. Limited scholarships are available.

All applicants will be granted an audition, either in person or via video application.


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    (215) 238-1555

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An up-to-date resume is REQUIRED.
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Audition Selections

Please include a Mozart aria, an Italian aria, a German or French aria and an English aria.  Recitative must be included in either Mozart OR Italian selection.
Number of selections required: 4.
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For those who can not make our Philadelphia auditions, you may submit a video audition in lieu of a live audition. Please upload 3 arias. One must be Mozart, plus one in English. Please note: In Person Audition are PREFERRED. Maximum number of selections permitted: 3

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Please note: all application fees are non-refundable.