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


Madison Opera is holding auditions for Wisconsin-based young artists for its Studio Artists Program in the 2015/16 season on April 25, 2015.

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 2015 and May 2016.

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, You will be contacted to schedule an audition time, if appropriate.

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

Chorus auditions have concluded. They are normally held in the Summer. Check back for the next audition.

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


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

Nov. 21 & 23, 2014
Feb. 6, 7, & 8, 2015
April 24 & 26, 2015
July 25, 2015