PORTopera auditions for the 2014 Young Artist Program are now open. Young Artists will perform a one-act opera directed by Richard Gammon. Music rehearsals begin in early July for a performance currently scheduled for July 26. Male YAP participants also will perform in the Chorus of PORT's production of Verdi’s Rigoletto. All YAP participants will be considered for comprimario roles in Rigoletto conducted by Maestro Stephen Lord, directed by Dona D. Vaughn, and presented at Merrill Auditorium on July 23 and 25, 2014. Compensation will be provided.
Applicants should provide the following materials: Application form, resume, headshot, and cd/dvd recording or online link with two arias (one in Italian and one in English) and a $25 non-refundable application fee.
Completed application materials can be submitted in one of two ways:
By snail mail to:
PORTopera, YAP auditions, P.O. Box 7733, Portland, ME, 04112
Postmarked by March 10, 2014.
firstname.lastname@example.org. Subject: [First Name] [Last Name] YAP.
By March 10, 2014.
Age limit: 30 (32 for basses).