Young Artists Program Auditions

Glimmerglass Festival Young Artists have the opportunity to perform and cover roles in mainstage productions, as well as perform in the Meet Me at the Pavilion series. Young Artists also have the opportunity to work with 2015 Artist in Residence Eric Owens.  Artists in Residence have included Deborah Voigt, Eric Owens, Julie and Nathan Gunn, and Christine Goerke.

Applicants must be United States citizens or have the right to work in the United States. Non-U.S. citizens must send a photocopy of documentary proof of right to work (Note: Canadians may gain the right to work by joining Canadian Federation of Musicians and applying for a P2 Visa. This process is completed after successfully securing a contract with The Glimmerglass Festival and will be done at your own expense).

Young Artists are provided with a weekly stipend, housing and meals.  They receive regular musical coaching and have the opportunity to perform in a series of concerts throughout the season.  Please note that The Glimmerglass Festival is located in a rural environment and subject to allergens and pollen. 

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Musical Theater Singer/Dancers

The Glimmerglass Festival is auditioning musical theater singers/dancers for the 2015 Young Artists Program on March 14, 2015.

Dance training/experience required. Auditions will be held at DePaul University Theater School, located at 2350 N. Racine at the corner of Racine and Fullerton, room 442, Chicago, IL. Auditions will be held from 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. (10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. vocal auditions, 2:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. call backs and dance auditions). Please prepare a song from a classic American Musical; you will be expected to sing the entire song, not just 16 bars. A pianist will be provided. Please bring sheet music in the appropriate key. Please make your appointment before noon March 13, 2015.  

To set up an appointment or questions, please call (607) 547-0700 ext. 203.