The National Opera Center’s acoustically excellent spaces, outstanding customer service and convenient location — just a few blocks from 10 subway lines, Amtrak, regional trains and airport shuttles — make it an ideal audition venue. Those on both sides of the audition table will enjoy the Opera Center’s many warm-up spaces, as well as its business center, Wi-Fi, lounge and canteen.
Special features and amenities of the Opera Center include:
Not all features are available in all spaces. Some may require an additional fee.
- Pianos tuned regularly
- Dedicated check-in and warm-up rooms
- Available audition monitors
- Free Wi-Fi throughout the Opera Center
- Audio/video recording and streaming capabilities
- Business center, artist lounge and canteen
- Numerous restaurants and coffee shops nearby
The National Opera Center’s Marc A. Scorca Hall, Rehearsal Hall, Charles MacKay Studio and Studio 711 are ideal for auditions.
Available next to each of these spaces are rooms perfect for artist check-in and warm-up. For the Marc A. Scorca Hall, we recommend the Green Room (included) and Studio 703. For the Rehearsal Hall, we recommend Studios 705 and 706. For the Charles MacKay Studio, we recommend Studios 801, 802 and 803. When holding auditions in Studio 711, we recommend Studios 710 and 712.
Click here for the list of rates.
To schedule your auditions at the Opera Center, e-mail us at Reservations@operaamerica.org. For additional venue information or to book other spaces at the National Opera Center, click here.
OPERA America members have priority access to National Opera Center spaces and enjoy the highest discounted rates.
Contact us at 212.796.8630 or Reservations@operaamerica.org.
Marc A. Scorca Hall
Charles MacKay Studio