The Opera Festival of Chicago will be holding live auditions for its fourth season on October 8th, 2023 at Roosevelt University Chicago College of Performing Arts.
430 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60605
- This audition is for Leading Roles, Chorus and for Young Artists.
- Please bring one aria or song in Italian.
- For Roles bring two appropriate Italian arias in your vocal category.
- A warm up room will be available 20 minutes prior to the selected audition time.
We are currently looking to cast the following voice types for our upcoming seasons.
- Dramatic Soprano
- Full Lyric Soprano
- Dramatic Mezzosoprano
- Lyric Mezzo Soprano (especially Verdi, Donizetti, lyric and/or verismo style)
- Full Lyric Tenor
- Lyric Tenor
- Dramatic Tenor
- Character Tenor
- Lyric Baritone
- Dramatic Baritone
- Basso cantante
- Lyric Bass
Pianist Yasuko Oura will be present for all the auditions. If you wish to have Yasuko play for your audition, please pay a pianist fee of $25 at the beginning of your audition, payable directly to Yasuko Oura in the form of cash, Venmo, or Zelle. You are also welcome to bring your own pianist.