Berlin Opera Academy is the premiere European opera training program providing practical professional instruction to emerging artists in the most operatically important city in the world.
Perform a role with Orchestra in BOA 2020 Summer Festival
Audition for agents for individualized feedback
Intensive instruction with faculty active at the MET to major German houses
Learn how to get hired through personal mentorship & career workshops
German Language Courses
Voice Lessons, Masterclasses & Coachings
Opera Gala & Lieder Abend Performances
Accommodation in Berlin
Over €150k in scholarships available
Die Zauberflöte Mozart
Hänsel und Gretel Humperdinck
Die Fledermaus Strauss
Suor Angelica & Gianni Schicchi Puccini
Register for auditions at www.berlinoperaacademy.com
REQUIREMENTS & DEADLINES
Register for Live Auditions: Application Received By January 15, 2020
Final Application Deadline: Received By March 15, 2020
APPLICATION FEE & DATES
Final Deadline 39€
Application deadlines are through 11:59 pm Eastern Time
Admissions results will be sent on a rolling basis in the weeks following live auditions.
AGE REQUIREMENTS FOR ENROLLMENT
Minimum age is 18
BOA singers are typically between the ages of 19-36. Exceptions can be made on a case by case basis, as some roles/productions require more mature voices.
Live auditions will be held in:
Los Angeles, CA USA Jan 16
Denton, TX USA Jan 25
New York City, NY USA Jan 26 & 27
San Francisco, CA USA Jan 27
Chicago, IL USA Jan 30
Glasgow, Scotland UK Jan 31
London, England UK Feb 1
Boston, MA USA Feb 3
Stockholm, Sweden Feb 3
Berlin, Germany Feb 6
via Skype by appointment
Accompanist will be provided, though applicants are welcome to bring their own.
Please prepare 2-3 arias relating to your desired role(s). Accompanist will be provided, though applicants are invited to provide independent accompanists.
Recorded Auditions: Applicants may submit a recorded audition in lieu of a live audition. Please submit 2 arias relating to your desired role(s). Video is preferred but audio is accepted.
Successful candidates submitting recorded auditions will be requested to participate in an online video interview. Invitations will be sent by email.
Successful candidates will be invited to a Skype interview by email in the weeks following auditions. Casting offers will be sent on a rolling basis.
FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE & FELLOWSHIPS
To apply for financial support, please include a brief letter of request at the time of your application. Financial assistance is available in sums ranging from 500-3000 € and BOA offers a limited number of full-tuition fellowships. Please specify exactly the amounts of scholarship for which you are applying.
Further information available at www.berlinoperaacademy.com
Please do not hesitate to contact BOA at firstname.lastname@example.org should you have any inquiries.