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January 2, 2024 - January 14, 2024

Application Deadline October 10, 2024

Program Information

New York Dramatic Voices' 2024 Winter Intensive is a 2-week role study/showcase program during which participants will coach,  stage and perform roles from the following selections:

Das Rheingold, Scene 1

Parsifal, Act II

Tristan und Isolde, Act II, Scene 2

All Roles Are Double Cast except Zaubermädchen

Each participant receives:

  • ​​Music and diction coaching with Matthew  Lobaugh (Washington National Opera, LA Opera)

  • ​Masterclass with Adrienne Boris (UIA Talent)

  • Staging with Laura Alley (NYCO, San Francisco Opera)

  • Professional materials review

  • Public performance of your work in the theater

  • Professional video of your performance

Brangäne, Klingsor, and the Zaubermädchen will also perform in an additional aria concert that will be professsionally video recorded.

Sample Schedule

​Monday through Saturday
10am - 1pm - Music and Language Coaching with Matthew Lobaugh
2pm- 5pm - Staging with Laura Alley
​6pm - Masterclass with Adrienne Boris

If you would like to audition, please email the following:


  • Headshot

  • Resume

  • 2 Contrasting YouTube or Vimeo links 

  • List 3 roles you would like to prepare from the list above in order of preference

  • How you heard about our intensive


We offer this program as a safe environment to develop the skills of the emerging dramatic artists. Class sizes are limited to give each singer quality instruction with our coaches and masterclass technicians.  While New York Dramatic Voices was created to provide opportunities for singers with dramatic voices, we welcome all fachs.

Tuition is $2900 for Kundry, Tristan, Parsifal, Isolde
Tuition is $2700 for Woglinde, Wellgunde, Flosshilde, and Alberich, Brangäne, and Klingsor (Brangäne and Klingsor included in final aria concert)
Tuition is $2000 for Zaubermädchen. (Zaubermädchen perform in both casts as well as the final aria concert.)

Payment plans/schedules are available.

Contact Information

Please email you questions and applications to:


If accepted, artists must attest that they understand they cannot enter the rehearsal or performance facilities without ID, proof of vaccination, and adhere to all current COVID-19 guidelines and protocols.


New York Dramatic Voices's (NYDV) past master classes have featured opera powerhouses such as Christine Goerke, Michael Chioldi, and Martina Arroyo, who worked closely together with NYDV participants.

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