The Patrick G. and Shirley W. Ryan Opera Center

YAP Audition
Chicago, IL USA
YAP Audition
Deadline: 07/30/2021


Classical/OperaYoung ArtistLeadVoicePaid


The Patrick G. and Shirley W. Ryan Opera Center is calling for applications from singers who are interested in joining the 2022/23 Ensemble. Established in 1974 as the professional artist-development program for Lyric Opera of Chicago, the Ryan Opera Center has been recognized as one of the premier programs of its kind in the world. That standing is maintained by providing the finest up-and-coming artists with unparalleled training and experience, including:

Participation in Lyric Opera of Chicago’s mainstage season and leading roles in Ryan Opera Center performances

Recital series broadcast on 98.7WFMT

Master classes and private coachings with Ryan Opera Center Advisor Renée Fleming, Lyric Opera of Chicago Music Director Enrique Mazzola, and other celebrated artists

Voice lessons, acting, movement, and audition classes with distinguished instructors

Intensive language instruction

Repertoire coaching from acclaimed resident staff

Performance opportunities throughout the Chicago area

Audition opportunities for internationally distinguished casting directors, conductors, and artist managers

Stipend plus benefits

Applications are being processed through Appl deadline: July 30.

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