Application for Season 2020-2021

Through the creation of the new Opernstudio NRW the Aalto-Musiktheater Essen, the Theater Dortmund, the Musiktheater im Revier Gelsenkirchen and the Oper Wuppertal have come together to develop a practically-oriented programme to enable an ideal start to young talents’ carrers in the theater world.

Have you completed tertiary vocal studies within the last 5 years? Would you like the chance to take part in various productions in the four co-operating houses? Then apply now! You will work with experienced conductors, coaches and directors and will receive role study, movement training, language courses, acting lessons and masterclasses from internationally renowned guest lecturers. Additionally there will be one dedicated Studio production per season.


For the season 20/21 the Opernstudio NRW is seeking a Bass.

The position will be limited to two seasons (until 2022). Applications close on the 5th of November 2019.

After evaluation of the received video recordings, chosen applicants will be invited to audition in person on the 16th of December 2019.