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Ten Ways to Use the OPERA America Website Today
OPERA America members have a wide range of services at their fingertips via the OPERA America website. Our web-based resources are designed to help both artists and administrators learn about opera as an art form and as an industry.
- Jobs in Opera
Searching for a new job? Searching for a new employee? Our frequently updated Jobs in Opera listings have technical and administrative job opportunities at opera companies and other arts institutions across the country. Posting to the Jobs in Opera listings is free for OPERA America Professional Company Members.
- Online Learning
Want to learn more about your favorite operas or discover contemporary American masterpieces? Our multimedia Online Learning courses explore the many dimensions of opera including musical analysis, historical background and information on the composer and librettist. OPERA America members have access to all past Online Learning courses so they can learn at their leisure.
- RSS Feeds
Do you like to start your day with the latest industry news? Subscribe to our RSS Feeds and stay current with what's going on in the opera world. We collect headlines from all over the internet and deliver them right to your desktop.
- Membership Partners
Traveling for auditions? Building a personal website? We are pleased to offer our members discounts at companies such as Hertz Car Rental, Staples and more. OPERA America members also receive a free Associate Membership with Fractured Atlas — a service organization offering fiscal sponsorship as a way for independent artists to raise money for specific projects.
- Opera for Youth Directory
Writing a children's opera? Planning an educational outreach program? Our Opera for Youth Directory has detailed information on hundreds of operas created for young performers and/or audiences. The directory is searchable by type of production and intended audience. Submitting a work for inclusion in the Opera for Youth Directory is free for OPERA America members.
- Professional Development Archive
Need a new audition aria? Wondering if it's time to start looking for management? We have over 300 articles, podcasts and webinars on a variety of topics of interest to all types of opera artists — from how to create a personal strategic plan to designing for 21st-century opera.
- Opera America Magazine
Interested in new works, co-productions or audience engagement? Want to share information with your co-workers or board? All past issues of Opera America Magazine are available to members online in full color and printer-ready format.
- Technical /Production Forum
Have a production for rental? Looking to rent one? Organizational Members can use the newly revamped Technical/Production Forum to advertise their rental stock and explore what other companies have to offer. Message boards allow members to connect with colleagues, seek advice and share best practices.
- New York Venue Directory
Holding auditions in New York City? Our New York Venue Directory will help you find the perfect space. We have rental information on dozens of theaters, auditoriums and recording studios in New York City.
- North American Works Directory
Attention North American composers and librettists! Become an OPERA America member and list your works in our North American Works Directory. Looking to a produce a North American work? Our directory contains detailed information on over 1,000 operas, including casting and orchestral requirements and publisher contact information.
All of these benefits and more are just a few clicks away. Be sure to log in with your username and password. Some resources are only available to Professional Company Members. Please refer to the membership webpage for more information on specific member benefits.
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