Madison Opera is holding auditions for Wisconsin-based young artists for its Studio Artists Program in the 2014/15 season.

Responsibilities will include covering mainstage roles, singing small roles as appropriate, and performing previews and other outreach activities as scheduled by mutual agreement between September 2014 and May 2015.

Please note this is not a full-time program.  Compensation will be based on specific assignments, and outreach activities will be scheduled by mutual agreement.  While there is no specific age range, artists should have completed their undergraduate degree and be in the early stages of a professional opera career.

To be considered for an audition, please e-mail your resume and headshot to Salvatore Vasta III – Artistic Manager, or mail them to 335 W. Mifflin Street, Madison WI  53703.  You will be contacted to schedule an audition time, if appropriate.

For more information about the Madison Opera Studio Artist program, click here.

Note:  These auditions are for Studio Artists only; principal and chorus auditions will be held on future dates.


Chorus auditions for the 2013/14 season have concluded. Chorus auditions are generally held in Madison in late summer to early fall.

Please note: The Madison Opera Chorus rehearses regularly beginning approximately six weeks before a production opens. Chorus members receive an honorarium for their participation.


Principal Artists auditions have been concluded. They are normally held in the Fall. Check back for the next audition.

If you would like to receive email notifications of audition dates, please email your resume to Salvatore Vasta - Artistic Manager,

Nov. 1 & 3, 2013
Feb. 7 & 9, 2014
April 25 & 27, 2014
July 26, 2014