NYIOP Casting Auditions - New York City

21 - 23 March 2018 
First Church of Christ Scientist
Registration Open until all Spaces are Full
Fee: $290

We return to New York City where the sessions have been sold out for the last four projects.  In December 2017 we had a waiting list of over 35 people.


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Theaters Confirmed:
  • Semperoper Dresden, Germany

  • Theater Erfurt, Germany

  • Theater Kiel, Germany

  • Bergen National Opera, Norway

  • Spoleto Festival USA

This list will be updated regularly.

Repertoire Needed

Here is the list of repertoire needs we have received so far - this is missing several of the theaters confirmed and we will update this list as we receive new information.

All Roles Open:


  • Whole Cast SALOME

  • Whole cast PORGY

  • Sweeney Todd - all open except Sweeney

  • Stiffelio - all open except Lina 

  • Cunning Little Vixen - All roles open


Specific Roles Needed:


  • Zerline/Fra Diavolo

  • Ottilie and Klärchen im Rössl

  • Frasquita

  • Ramfis

  • Nedda, 

  • Poppea in Monteverdi

  • Pamina

  • Basilio

  • Einarmige inFrau ohne Schatten

  • Seneca

  • Sarastro

  • Amme in Frau ohne Schatten

  • Alphonse in La muette de Portici

  • Ottone in L’incoronazione di Poppea (countertenor)

  • Sesto in Clemenza

  • Albert in Werther




  • Soprano in Three Tales by Steve Reich

  • Tenor in Three Tales by Steve Reich


  • Kitty Hart in Dead Man Walking

  • Father Grenville in Dead Man Walking

  • George Benton in Dead Man Walking 


  • Tenor for Carmina Burana  - in concert, not staged



  • Don Giovanni - title role

  • Donna Anna - Don Giovanni

  • Don Ottavio - Don Giovanni

  • Fiordiligi - Cosi Fan Tutte

  • Guglielmo - Cosi fan tutte

  • Dorabella - Cosi fan tutte

  • Contessa - Nozze di Figaro

  • Susanna - Nozze di Figaro (18-19 season already!)

  • Cherubino - Nozze di Figaro

  • Carmen - title role (18-19 season already!)

  • Tamino - Magic Flute

  • Gilda - Rigoletto

  • Rodolfo - Boheme

  • Rosina - Barbiere di Siviglia

  • Alfredo - Traviata

  • Hans - Verkaufte Braut (18-19 season already!)

  • Valentin - Faust

  • La Folie - Platee/Rameau (18-19 season already!)

  • Scarpia - Tosca (18-19 season already!)


Fest/Ensemble Positions Sought:


  • Soubrette/ light lyric with Coloratura (should be a real Soubrette with some weight in the higher tones)

  • Bass, second fach

  • Tenor, real spinto , NOT a buffo; parts still under consideration from 19/20 season

  • Lyric Soprano for fest

  • Young Bass for fest 


  • Lyric Tenor - Tamino, Lenski, Ferrando, Baron Kronthal (Wildschütz), Hans (Verkaufte Braut) 

  • Character Tenor - Monostatos, Gastone, David (Cover), Wenzel (Verkaufte Braut), Normanno (Lucia)

  • Lighter Lyric Soprano - Pamina, Gretel, Susanna, Gretchen (Wildschütz), Micaela, Musetta

  • Mezzo soprano - Carmen, Rosina, Dorabella, Cherubino, Suzuki

  • Bass (heavier fach) - Sarastro, Gremin and others


Young Artist Studio Positions Needed:


  • New Opera studio - need a soprano, tenor and baritone

  • **NEW** Major EU Young Artist Studio needs a Soprano, Tenor and Baritone


**One of the theaters attending presents over 280 performances per year plus a major year-round young artist program.  They have told us that they literally need singers that could assume all roles in the standard repertoire, either in fest engagements or guesting into the theater.**

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