OBJECTIVE: To provide quality performance opportunities for opera singers with different levels of experience in The Opera Atelier performances and to identify singers who fulfill the requirements to participate in specific Opera One productions.
ELIGIBILITY: The auditions are open primarily to opera singers living or working in South Florida. Out of town or international artists are also eligible and may submit their materials for present and future consideration. Please note that at this time, no provisions are made for room and board.
All singers must display a technical level commensurate with the role sought. Applicants with some experience in the specific role will be given preference.
Citizens of the United States of America and Canada are eligible to audition. Foreign applicants must show proof of residency as students, workers, guest artists, legal residents or holders of any other valid visa, or proof of Canadian Citizenship.
BENEFITS: Selected candidates will perform a role in a public performance in South Florida. Artists will receive professional video and photos of the production, and a letter of participation in the performance. Remuneration: volunteer.
Note: Artists who are selected to participate in full productions may receive a fee according to professional level and experience.
PRODUCTIONS: Selected candidates will participate in staged opera highlights or complete opera productions in theatres in South Florida, with costumes, lighting, scenery, etc. with piano, ensembles or orchestra, depending on the performance.
SUBMISSIONS: According to the specific schedule. Only those completed applications will be considered.
The required video links must be of live performances, showing the candidate actually singing with piano or orchestra. No pre-recorded tracks will be allowed. No videos of sound recordings with pictures will be considered.
FEES: To be considered for general auditions for our productions, you may submit your materials via this page database filling out the online form. Only complete applications will be considered. There is no fee associated with joining our singer database for general auditions. Materials will be reviewed periodically and selected candidates will be invited to audition according to our casting needs. These auditions will be by invitation only.
AUDITIONS: Live auditions will take place our studios in Miami or New York. The Opera Atelier will provide a pianist at no additional cost. Out of town/artists from abroad may be scheduled to audition online via Skype. In online auditions, singers should be accompanied by their pianist, live from a studio equipped to transmit sound and video to the jury through a computer enabled for the transmission. A technical communication test will be required three days prior to the date of the virtual audition. A fee of $10 will be assessed the day of the online audition to cover technical costs.
RESULTS: The letter of invitation to perform with The Opera Atelier will be sent within one month of auditions. Selected participants will be notified about the deadline to sign the agreement with The Opera Atelier and will be given the rehearsal schedule. In case that the artistic committee finds that the candidates for a particular role do not fulfill the requirements, the audition for that role may be declared void. The decisions of the Board of Directors of The Opera Atelier regarding the selection of candidates will be final.
WORK LANGUAGES WILL BE: Primarily English, Spanish. Other possible work languages are: Italian and French.
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