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Opera Theatre of the Rockies: deadline approaching!


​JUNE 26 TO JULY 16, 2023
In collaboration with Colorado College, Opera Theatre of the Rockies will present the 2023 Vocal Arts Festival, a training and performance intensive directed by internationally acclaimed operatic soprano, Martile Rowland, joined by an array of distinguished faculty.

Enrollment in the Festival is open to all serious voice students.  Participants will receive intensive training in the vocal and dramatic arts with emphasis on performance.


Application Information
Application Deadline Extended to APRIL 15, 2023
Offers: Rolling admission through April 30, 2023
$300 Non-Refundable Tuition Deposit Date: May 15, 2023
Full Tuition and Housing Due Date: May 30, 2023
Participant Fee $800
Room and board costs are $1,617
Flight/Travel Expenses not included.
Scholarships for Fees, Room and board are available.

Audition Materials:
- 1 Youtube Video- Classical Vocal Piece
- 1 Youtube Video- Musical Theater Piece
- 1 PDF headshot/resume
- Brief statement of what you hope to learn
- Name and Contact Information for a Professional Reference
- Brief self-assessment of key skills we can't see in your videos.  Please note: the purpose of this self-assessment is to get a better understanding of how you hope to grow in your time with us at Vocal Arts Festival.

Performance Opportunities:
All participants have roles and chorus performances:
Let's Make a Scene on Sunday July 2nd at 3:00 p.m.
A Scenic View on Sunday, July 9 at 3:00 pm
The Broadway Finale on Sunday, July 16 at 3 p.m.

**There are also a limited number of scholarships for  VAF Participants as certain role/covers in Mainstage Production of Scott Davenport Richard's "Blind Injustice."

Key Program Dates
Travel/Check-in Date: Sunday, June 25, 2023
Program Dates: Monday, June 26, 2023- Sunday, July 16, 2023
Travel Check-out Date: Monday, July 17, 2023

Age Limit:
There is no upper age limit. The lower age limit is graduating high school seniors.  Exceptions may be made based on talent.


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