New Works Featured Presentation Grants

New Works Featured Presentation Grants support new work performances, readings, and workshops presented by Professional Company Members in conjunction with Opera Conference 2022.

OPERA America’s Opera Conference is the pre-eminent annual convening of opera company leaders, artists, trustees, volunteers, and other industry stakeholders. Opera Conference 2022 will take place in person from May 18–20, 2022, in Minneapolis, MN.

Featured presentations are intended expand and diversify the range of performances presented in the Twin Cities.

New Works Featured Presentation Grants are supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Grant Details

New Works Featured Presentation Grants support the presentation of full productions, workshops, showcases, or readings alongside Opera Conference 2022 in Minneapolis, with awards of up to $10,000.

Eligibility: OPERA America’s Professional Company Members based in the United States may apply.

How to Apply

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To learn about becoming a Professional Company Member, visit Organizational Membership.

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