Artist Diploma in Opera Studies

The mission of Juilliard’s Artist Diploma in Opera Studies program is to encourage individuality and humanity in emerging artists, to empower them with multifaceted technique as actors and singers, and to offer fearless, powerful leaders to our field.

The ideal candidate for the program is an advanced vocalist with:

  • a strong musical personality
  • intellectual curiosity
  • a clear sense of artistic mission
  • a demonstrable hunger for deep exploration of theatrical craft.

Our Singing Actors

ADOS singers in the last few years alone have been offered, while still in the program, Fest and guest contracts at Frankfurt Opera, Vienna State Opera, Zurich Opera, the Semperoper in Dresden, Leipzig Opera, English National Opera, Teatro Real in Madrid, the Aix en Provence and Glyndebourne festivals, and many other international companies; contracts at the Metropolitan Opera, Lyric Opera of Chicago, Canadian Opera Company, Los Angeles Opera, Seattle Opera, and many other Northern American companies; engagements with major symphony orchestras such as The New York Philharmonic, The San Francisco Symphony, the New World Symphony, Toronto Symphony, and others; and management with IMG Artists, Opus 3 Artists, Columbia Artists, and many others.  ADOS singers have also won or placed in most of the top competitions and appeared in spoken theater productions in the U.S. and Europe.

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