Application for Season 2024/2025


Opera Studio NRW is a joint project between four internationally renowned opera houses. Together, Aalto-Theater Essen, Theater Dortmund, Musiktheater im Revier Gelsenkirchen and Oper Wuppertal have developed a practically orientated programme in order to offer young talented singers an ideal professional start in the world of opera.

For the season 2024/2025 we are looking for:

Soubrette *


Highly talented young singers who have completed their studies will get the chance to participate in professional productions at four prestigious opera houses. They will work with renowned directors, coaches, conductors and orchestras. The members of the Opera Studio NRW will learn roles, receive movement training, take language courses and acting classes as well as actively participating in a series of masterclasses presented by highly acclaimed guest artists. In addition, every season there are planned several concerts of the Studio.

Application deadline for the season 2024/2025 is December 3rd, 2023.

Please download the application form before you fill in your data and then "print" it in form of PDF file. Please send this exclusively via e-mail to 

Estimated audition date: Beginning of February, 2024

* Note for the soubrette: apart from the audition arias, a monologue of your choice must be performed in German!